Category Archives: Cymbals

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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Frank’s Gronkytonk

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0302: Gronkytonk. I imagine Gronkytonk as the music one hears down the street coming from an – at best – sketchy bar. Going inside the music reminds one of the … Continue reading

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Green And Black

The idea of Disquiet Junto Project 0288: Interspecies Duet was to use samples of two different animals and have them make music together, with a bonus for adding myself. I decided to use existing samples I have made over the … Continue reading

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TRAPPIST-1

This was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0272. This is the shortest piece I have written for the Disquiet Junto project, clocking in under two minutes. My original idea was quite different, but things forced me in another direction. While … 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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