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Labyrinth

Greenhorne, David

About the work

The labyrinth is an ancient circular mandala pattern found in cultures throughout the world. The most famous in Europe being the floor of Chartres Cathedral in France. Unlike a maze, a labyrinth has only one path that leads to a centre and out again. The labyrinth is a pattern whose shape is a universal symbol of wholeness and unity. According to the psychologist Carl Jung, the labyrinth path is a metaphor of the path leading to our own centre. At the same time the labyrinth is said to be the symbolic ‘conjunctio oppositorum’ or the place where opposites such as life/death, light/dark, male/female, are transformed and melt into each other, in the dance of the spiral…

Origin

Call for Pieces entry: Open Score 2005

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score & parts

£20.00

Sample score

Open

Duration

0m 00s

Composed

2005

Instrumentation

Graphic Score

Scoring

2 balanced groups of instruments, singers, tubular bell in Eb
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