Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sunset, Sunrise

A little over five months ago I started working on this piece. The idea was simple, start with something dark and end with something light. However, the more I worked on the opening, the more it reminded me of the … Continue reading

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Ground Swell

Ground Swell was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0356: Ground Swell.   Step 1: The goal is to create a piece of music that uses layers to create a sense of unease, eeriness, or disquiet.   Step 2: Think of … Continue reading

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Lost In A Strange Town At Night

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku251 – I have lost my way.   I have lost my way   In a strange town at night, –   A sky of old cold stars. This is a haiku by Richard Wright, one … Continue reading

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I Was Silent All Day

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku250 – I was silent all day:.   I was silent all day:   Facing the sea,   The tide came up. This is a haiku by Santoka, who spent 16 years of his life as … Continue reading

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Washing The Ink-Stone

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku248 – Washing the ink-stone.   Washing the ink-stone,   The Indian ink flows away   Blue, blue. This is a haiku by Hashimoto Takako, one of the most important voices in haiku poetry during the … Continue reading

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