Category Archives: Cello

The Sun Returns

This piece was written Disquiet Junto Project 0292: Eclipse Music and is dedicated to the memory of Bassel Khartabil. I have seen two eclipses and hope to see another one soon, weather permitting. I imagined a time when eclipses were … Continue reading

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Lost In Red

The idea of the Disquiet Junto Project 0280 was to use a new musical thing to recreate an old musical thing. Fortunately, the definitions of the terms “old” and “new” were not defined so I made up my own. I … Continue reading

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Lonely Solo

Daniel Diaz’s lovely piece, Lonely Duo was written with the intention of a collaboration so took it upon myself to provide a backing for the ukulele. In the original there is more to the piece than the simple uke so … Continue reading

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Bridge Walk

This piece was written for Disquiet 0268: In Tribute to Jiro Taniguchi. On most days I take a walk through the woods near my house, which normally takes about forty-five minutes. I listen to music as I walk but decided to … Continue reading

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The Man Ray Metronomic Society

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0267: The Metronomic Society. Man Ray was known for his Dadaist images, photograms (he called them rayographs), and solarized prints (more properly refered to as the Sabattier effect). In the evolution of … Continue reading

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Lost In Crimson

“Max was pondering the important issue of how petrogylphs differed from hieroglyphs when the radio halted its roll at the very far end of the electronic dial. After a brief silence, the weak signal transmitted indistinct sounds, like whispers, intermingled … Continue reading

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Uninvited

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0255: Capone’s Ghost. As the scene begins instruments are interacting with one another. Al Capone’s banjo enters and begins to play Madonna Mia, a song that Capone wrote while he was locked up. … Continue reading

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