I tried a long walk atop the Great Wall of China. I even tried a week's stay in an Alaskan igloo. And though I thought I had given up there - frozen and alone in my kingdom of ice - I did find my muse at last. I found her in Paris, France.
I was in the Palais Garnier, the Paris Opera House. I wanted to experience a masterful work in a place of real beauty. It was my final chance for redemption. Chopin's Op.
11 was playing before me and I was wholly entranced. Nothing else existed. I saw a ballet of hands dancing over the keys. I saw a triumphant salute of bows beckoning my enraptured gaze.
And then, I saw something else. In the highest balcony to my right, something stole my attention. It was her. My Muse.
I forgot where I was. I forgot my own name. And, for the first time in my life, I forgot about the music. She could not even see me but her power was clear and I knew that I needed her.
That I wanted her. And that's all there is to tell of our beginning. In the interminable fever since that moment, we have become one - an irrepressible force - and in our union, reborn, the grace of romantic era classical music against the fury of alternative rock: Galt Aureus. Galt Aureus (pronounced: gault ore-E-us) is: Saher Behrooznia - vocals, keyboard. Susan Williams - vocals, guitar. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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