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O sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless His Name; proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day.
Psalm 96, 1-2

The tones of air, I know not how they flow; where'er they move, all things melodious grow.
Faust PT II, Goethe

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Recordings

Lost World Tango

Two Lonely People

Galaxy

Elysium

Blues for Zarathustra

Wings of the Morning

Cycles

Doloroso

17 Solo Piano Improvisations

Music in Three Parts

House of Counted Days

Voyage to Arcturus

Ron Thomas performances, recordings, teaching, composition and essays.

Essays by Ron Thomas

These essays provide insight into his teaching and composition.

photo: Ron ThomasEntering the Condition of Theatre
Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth.

Bits and Pieces
Fragments, quotes, embellishments and inspirations.

Preoccupied by the Dramatics of Experience: Work Notes

Roots of My Aesthetics
To write true and beautiful music, but not establish a doctrine of absolute beauty.

Tonal Harmonic Principles through Four Part Harmony
My method is closer to an apprenticeship than a pedagogy.

A Brief Survey of My Music Theory Studies
A practical exploration and analysis.

Metaphor and Symbol
The House of Counted Days, a fragment for Bill Karlins

Free from the Fetish of Chronology
Storming the realm of pure imagination.....

Essay Fragments
I hold a mirror up to music literature itself....

Fragments: Unexpected Protocols and Implications & Invocations of the Whole
Art in my case is really the same as the vocation of the philosopher.

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