Category Archives: Bass Clarinet

A Snowflake, A Cobweb

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku258 – high-resolution snowflake.   high-resolution snowflake   a cobweb   covered in frost This is a haiku by Iliyana Stoyanova, a freelance translator and one of the co-authors of a collection of haiku poems, Matchbox … Continue reading

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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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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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