The Ascension


The lowest depths house the most harrowing creatures, so desolate and dismal. The hope to leave this terrible place is fleeting, but its inhabitants push onward. The quest for ascension and the yearning for light will lead to paradise.


  • *Prelude in E-flat minor, Op. 34, No. 14 – Dmitri Shostakovich
  • *Symphony No. 1, Op. 7 – Gavriil Popov
  • *Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102 – Dmitri Shostakovich
  • *The Arena – Lindsey Stirling

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Percussion and Sound Design by Dave Issacs

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