Category Archives: Bass Flute

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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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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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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