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La Catedral 大聖堂 20g

La Catedral 大聖堂 20g

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La Catedral Incense Powder - Every classically trained guitarist will know of Agustin Barrio's masterpiece La Catedral in three movements, composed in 1921 when he was ill whilst staying in a hotel beside the Cathedral of San José de Mayo. This composition is spectacular because of the diverse emotions tapped on, and how the different movements capture different aspects of religiosity with a time and space consideration inside and outside the church.

The first movement is delicately quiet and nostalgically forlorn, starting with a pensive, questioning emotion, just like how meek we humans are at the feet of God, with so many questions seeking for answers and respite. The second movement reflects the grandiouse of the Cathedral, the stillness and peacefuliness, and a stoic presence of the divine within when one enters the sanctum. Moving from the second to third movement, is like stepping out of the chapel doors, into the busting streets out there, the flurry of activity, and the retur to the incessant furor of our complex world.
Based on these inspirations, this incense powder blend is created to bring the scent of a swinging thurible in a Church, into your own home setting, the scent of the smoke is holographic, transparent, full bodied, sweet, and soothing.

Presenting the finese top and middle notes of premium frankincense and other resins, the intensity and pace of the smoke is intense and fervent, easily scenting both iarge and smail spaces. The emotions stirred are, pensive, reflective, remniscence, peace, satisfaction, liberation, an excellent scent for this winter, and a silent wish for peace to be restored in some parts of the world.