Brunnehilde, when she informs Siegmund of his imminent death, is another such darkling, numinous presence.
But it works out superbly partly due to Tykwer's sense of the numinous that is present in all his films and equally due to some great performances.
I could imagine myself doing all of those things attempted but without ever feeling any sense of the numinous or of transcendence.
But if they're separated from the essence of music, which is its numinous quality, then the power of music has been debilitated.
The place seemed dull to me - I was reading the Romantic poets for my Higher Secondary, and my taste was for wild landscapes and numinous presences.
More than that, though, it is a mysterious, numinous presence that inhabits it, both attractive and frightening, grand and gentle, like the spirit of the sea itself, and the peoples that live by and with it.
But I've always felt instinctively that music had this numinous quality.
Is such an idea even comprehensible to men and women who live without the constant presence of the numinous or divine at our shoulder?
That is, the archetypes have, when they appear, a distinctly numinous character which can only be described as ‘spiritual,’ if ‘magical’ is too strong a word.
My Chinese guests, probably typical citizens of modern China's grey agnostic culture, were immediately touched by the sense of peace, natural beauty and numinous aura at Tobernalt.