Category Archives: Cymbals

No Food In The House

No Food In The House piece was based on a haiku I wrote:      No food in the house      Someone please go to the store      Finally, dinner! The piece is in three parts, each part relating to a line in the … Continue reading

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Awakened From Sleep

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku297 – awakened from sleep      awakened from sleep      surprised by the darkness–      late autumn The haiku was by Mizuhara Shuoshi, a 20th century Japanese poet. Shuoshi rebelled against the principles of emotional detachment … Continue reading

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Rauschen Time

Rauschen Time was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0401: Noise Pacing      Step 1: Familiarize yourself with the German word “rauschen.” Understand that “rauschen” is noise in the sense of white noise, waterfall noise, background noise, static, wind in … Continue reading

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Evening Haze

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku296 – evening haze      evening haze:      when memories come, how distant      are the by gone days The haiku was by Takai Kito, a disciple of Yosa Buson. Despite becoming a professional haikai master … Continue reading

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Waterfall, River, Ocean

Waterfall, River, Ocean was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0393: Mix Master Step 1: Choose three pieces of music you recorded previously. Step 2: From each of those three pieces, choose one element you particularly like. Step 3: … Continue reading

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Between Houses

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku278 – coolness      coolness—      a mountain stream splashes out      between houses This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, who dedicated most of his life to haiku and is usually credited with reviving this … Continue reading

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Evening Cloudburst

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 236 – An evening cloudburst.   An evening cloudburst   sparrows cling desperately   to trembling bushes This is a haiku by Yosa Buson, Japanese painter and one of the greatest poets of the Edo … Continue reading

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