Category Archives: Alto Flute

Meditation Class

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 223 – Meditation class.   Meditation class   the distant waterfall   suddenly closer This is a haiku by Marco Alessi. Earlier this month I wrote music for meditation in response to the Disquiet Junto … Continue reading

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Paper Mosquito Net

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 219 – moonlight enters.   moonlight enters   only through the window…   paper mosquito net This is a haiku by Kobayashi Issa, better known as just Issa, a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest … Continue reading

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TL – VECT

The idea of this piece was to use the arpeggiated sequence C E G B C’ B G E C that is used as the basis of the Stranger Things theme song. This sequence is actually extraordinarily similar to the … Continue reading

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Men And Sparrows

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 218 – In the faint sunlight.   In the faint sunlight,   get together   men and sparrows This is a haiku by Sumitaku Kenshin, one of the most important representatives of free-form haiku, which … Continue reading

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Forms Of Japan

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0320: Table of Contents. Choose a favorite book. Consider the tone, the temperament, and the content of each chapter in the book. Compose a piece of music with as many … Continue reading

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Autumn Storm

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 213 – Autumn Storm.   Autumn storm –   faces drawing close   in candle-light. This is a haiku by the 20th century poet Sekito. Instead of writing storm music, I had more in mind … Continue reading

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Under A Winter Moon

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 212 – Under a winter moon   Under a winter moon   with shallow water   a river flows This is a haiku by Seishi Yamaguchi, an influential Japanese haiku writer active during the Shōwa … Continue reading

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