Music and art and poetry attune the soul to God because they induce a kind of contact with the Creator and Ruler of the Universe. The genius of the artist finds its way by the affinity of creative sympathy...
Then, out of all I have described, the majestic image of Michael and the Dragon will arise once more. But this picture of Michael and the Dragon paints itself out of the cosmos. The Dragon paints himself for us, forming his body out of bluish-yellow sulphur streams. We see the Dragon shaping himself in shimmering clouds of radiance out of the sulphur-vapours; and over the Dragon rises the figure of Michael, Michael with his sword.
Tony Duquette Queen of the Angels Los Angeles 1980 Ave Maria Luciano Pavarotti https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGr6B6Rp4PU
Bottom is an ass. If Bottom can be redeemed, matter itself and man in all his materiality can be redeemed also.
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences. Robert Louis Stevenson Artist: Hyon Gong