Accompanying text was inspired and derived from
The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche
The World as Will and Idea by Arthur Schopenhauer
Twelve Paintings 6.75" x 5", gouache on paper
The Dreamer - Adam Rudolph, composer
A twelve-part opera based on the paintings and text was composed by Adam Rudolph in 1990
This is the first of the twelve music segments which accompany each painting.
(The slideshow can be viewed while music is playing).
The Dreamer 32 page color booklet and music CD (Total time 56min) can be purchased here.