Category Archives: Bass Clarinet

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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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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May 7, 1970 – Morgantown, WV

May 7, 1970 was the third day of protests against the Vietnam war at West Virginia University. Thousands of students had collected at Grumbein’s Island in front of the student union building and effectively blocked traffic, chanting and giving speeches. … 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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The Default Mode

The Default Mode was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0322: The Wanderer. The idea of this piece was exactly the opposite of Disquiet Junto Project 0321: Let’s Active. “The idea is to use musical/acoustic features that convey and … 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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Sleeping Children

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 215 – Night over.   Night – over   sleeping children,   sound of the waves. This is a haiku by the 20th century Natsume Soseki, one of the most influencial modern Japanese writers. It … Continue reading

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