Prima Materia
For orchestra
1.1.1.0- Perc (2)- Pno/Cel- String
Dur: 16.20

Prima Materia was commissioned by the Third Programme of Greek Radio.  Influenced by the alchemist theories, I embarked on a series of compositions under the general title Prima Materia, as a record of the inner process of seeking the broader meaning of the concept ‘raw material’, the symbolic principle of unity that remains stable in the face of all change.
Nigredo: the symbolic death in the mystical initiation rituals.
Albedo
Rubedo: the rosy dawn that brightly announces the arrival of the sun and the brilliant light of a new day.

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