For Satanists, our carnal religion celebrates every day as Earth Day. We cherish and protect our wondrous home world, with all of its beauties and terrors, and invite you to do the same. If possible, go out of doors and partake of the splendors of Nature—of which you are a vibrant participant! Gustav Mahler‘s “Song of the Earth” created a new form of song-cycle symphony, which has inspired a number of later composers to do the same—Shostakovich and Penderecki, to name two. Mahler set Chinese poetry which had been translated into German, and the topics cover quite a number of […]
Many Satanists mark today’s seasonal pivot point, feeling simpatico with our homeworld’s continuing seasonal cycles. In the Northern Hemisphere, Spring arrives, succeeding Winter’s torpor with a renewed, verdant surging. In the Southern Hemisphere, Autumn soothes after the scorching Summer months. Here in the haunted Hudson Valley, Winter was mostly free of snow, though these last couple of weeks brought several major storms. At last, the snow is vanishing and the bulbs have begun awakening, pushing their way into the stimulating sunlight, delighting us with their vigor. Always such a joy when our garden revivifies! Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was, during his […]
Vox Satanae – Episode 489 – 164 Minutes – Week of September 21, 2020 The Romantic Period – Part I This week we hear works by Franz Schubert, Charles-François Gounod, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss II, Charles-Marie Widor, Edward MacDowell, and Gustav Mahler. Stream Vox Satanae Episode 489. Download Vox Satanae Episode 489.
Vox Satanae – Episode 475 – 143 Minutes – Week of June 01, 2020 This week we hear works by Guillaume Dufay, Gioseffo Zarlino, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ferdinando Bertoni, Gustav Mahler, Olivier Messiaen, and Paweł Łukaszewski. Stream Vox Satanae Episode 475. Download Vox Satanae Episode 475. Vox Satanae – Episode #475
Vox Satanae – Episode 452 – 162 Minutes – Week of September 30, 2019 A Tribute to Christopher Rouse (1949-2019) This week we hear works by Christopher Rouse, Stephen Albert, Sebastian Currier, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, and Gustav Mahler. Personal thoughts on Dr. Rouse’s music by Magus Gilmore Stream Vox Satanae Episode 452. Download Vox Satanae Episode 452.
Vox Satanae – Episode 400 In this two-part episode Magister Gene is joined by co-host High Priest Peter H. Gilmore. We hear works by Richard Strauss, Béla Bartók, Anton Bruckner, Gustav Mahler, Bernard Herrmann, and Aaron Copland with performances by Christine Goerke, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Schuster, Jay Hunter Morris, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Michelle de Young, Matthias Goerne, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, The Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle, The Seattle Symphony, Thomas Dausgaard, The Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Isaiah Jackson, The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin. VOX SATANAE – EPISODE #400 […]