Ethereal Sleep

I can’t pinpoint the exact date, but I was listening to Gregorian Chants, while working on something. In the heat of the moment, I though to myself, ‘this would pretty cool with some rain sounds in the background.’ I should have just dismissed the thought then, but my curiosity got the best of me. The next steps were visibly clear, I simply needed to download the soundtracks and combine them with Audacity. However,there was no need for me to download rain sounds because I had the SoundSpa sound machine by Homedics - a device that plays various soothing sounds. The soundtrack that resonated with me the most was the O filii et filliae by Patrick Lenk. I tried this experiment close to bedtime and had the chants on repeat. The results of the next day were absolutely astonishing. Despite having inadequate sleep, the quality was phenomenal. The only word that could describe my sleep is Ethereal. I did not know what to expect and yet here I was…

Manyong'oments

Pa ground sipalibwino, koma omwa tea adzamwanso.


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By Prince Namwali, 2021-11-17