A solar eclipse is the most exquisite form of balance in our known universe. It is an intricate ballet of planetary alignment that doesn’t occur often and one day will never happen again.
While plane geometry helps us understand the ‘how’ of existence, we sometimes struggle with the ‘why.’ Imagine what early humans thought when they witnessed the first solar eclipse. As the sun disappeared behind the moon, did they interpret the darkening sky with a sense of foreboding?
Euclidean is composed for strings, prepared piano, solo oboe, bass drum and glockenspiel. It appears on the Suss Müsik album Zygotes.