Great writers can use words to create pictures that transport us to another time and place. Think of Charles Dickens, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien … don’t their stories seem so real?
He smiled, wiped the sweat from this brow, raised his bow to quiet us, and then he said - not boastfully, but in a quiet, pensive, reverent tone - "You know, sometimes it is the artist's task to find out how much music you can still make with what you have left."