Monthly Archives: August 2017

Springtime in Edo

This piece was written for Naviarhaiku 191 in response to Takarai Kikaku’s haiku: Springtime in Edo, Not a day passes without A temple bell sold It is scored for Crotales, Tubular Bells, Vibraphone, Violin, Viola, Cello, and String Bass Springtime … Continue reading

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Bathurst Stain

This piece was written for the Disquiet Junto Project 0295: Disregard Echoes This was written in response to the following haiku: ¬†¬†¬†Poisoned Waterhole: Violent disregard echoes. Keenly felt today. I know little about the history of Australia, but Americans know … Continue reading

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Bassel Speaks

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0294: Offline Status Bassel Khartabil was an open-source coder who did a lot of work in CGI before being imprisoned in Syria. Word of his execution just recently became public. Record a … Continue reading

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The Sun Returns

This piece was written Disquiet Junto Project 0292: Eclipse Music and is dedicated to the memory of Bassel Khartabil. I have seen two eclipses and hope to see another one soon, weather permitting. I imagined a time when eclipses were … Continue reading

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