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Clarient 2 part from The Cathedral of Ys

10 minutes
Modern classical music

Legend tells of a mythical city called Ys (pronounced "ees") that would have been located off the coast of modern day Paris. The city was built below sea level with huge walls to hold the water back, and a large gate to let ships in at low tide. It was the most impressive city in the world, but the people were very wicked, led astray by the evil princess. So the gods sent a violent storm and a messenger to the city who enticed the princess and convinced her to hand over the key to the gate. When she obliged, the messenger opened the gate letting the stormy waves crash over the city. Thus Ys and all it's inhabitants were lost forever. nnDepending on which legend you read, it's said that the cathedral of Ys (the one symbol of good) still rises out of the sea from time to time and tolls it's bells as a reminder of what happened to others.nnThis piece of music depicts the rise and fall of the cathedral out of the sea. You can hear the waves as it surfaces and the bells toll as it lingers briefly out of the water. And finally, it's slow peaceful decent back down into the watery depths. nnI would love to know if you are performing this piece. nPlease feel free to email me.ndavidroseberry@mac.com n

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