(« Stromschnelle » by Gerhard Rießbeck)
In « Rapids, » the third part of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is being carried from a mostly disappointing river straight into an heretofore unseen dam.
The intent behind this instrumental section is to convey a feeling of being taken ahead by an unrelenting force, and to let the listener reflect on the discourse presented in « River. »
In the storyline, the rapids represent the rising tension which accompanies the recognition that one's chosen cours