I have made numerous attempts to musically capture my war experiences into music compositions. I realize that this is a relatively heavy influence for musical expression; or anything else for that matter. Perhaps, I will never be able to do it.
I recall a piano concerto written for Left Hand that was written by Maurice Ravel for a WWI casualty who lost his right arm. I have heard the concerto and marvel at this man's (and anybody else's) ability to perform it.
Obviously, anybody who has experienced war experiences or terrorist related events has experienced difficult periods. Time does heal. However, the scar tissue lasts.
I am sure there are people in the Garritan community that have experienced similar experiences - or if not - have some wonderful insights into this difficulty.
Best to all.