Congratulations to composer Erling Wold on his recent marriage. And thanks for his pointing out a prior wedding ceremony that included the audience learning Carl Ruggle's Exaltation.
Text from a work newly composed by Wold for the ceremony, quoted on his blog:
We find a soft placeHe has also written a fine piece called Marriage, for two trumpets and bass or slide guitar and bass. (MP3).
of each other
it's just over there
so pretty when you find it
a careful softness
each falls into or, one becomes the other
the swapping of cares
of life of happiness
on which each builds their life
His most recent recording, Mordake, is available for purchase at Amazon.
Ruggles' Exaltation, complete with scary images of Mr. Ruggles, follows...