When we see animals, particularly those cute little ones, it looks like they are living much easier a life then we do. But, the truth is that their lives are infinitely harder than ours. For 24 hours a day, they struggle to survive a treacherous and forbidding environment, facing life threatening perils all along. One minute it is heaven and the next, all hell breaks loose!
We used video footage from the unforgettable and groundbreaking documentary ‘Microcosmos’ to illustrate that truth, against the enchanting melody, ‘Spiegel im Spiegel’ [Mirror in the Mirror] which was written in 1978 by Arvo Pärt, one of the greatest composers of our time and an angel amongst us:
This video is part of our musical series, ‘All That Music’™ and of its second volume, ‘The Voice of Angels’™ [© BandB® | 2006 - 2012 | All rights reserved].
‘Spiegel im Spiegel’ for Violin & Piano
Composed by: Arvo Pärt
Orchestrated by: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
From the Album: ‘Tabula Rasa’ [Blank Slate]
© Arvo Pärt | 1994
Directed by: Claude Nuridsany & Marie Pérennou
© Galatée Films, France 2 Cinéma, Canal+ | 1996
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