Category Archives: Harp

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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Wild Geese Take Flight

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 225 – The wild geese take flight.   The wild geese take flight   Low along the railroad tracks   In the moonlight night This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, a Japanese poet, author, … Continue reading

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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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Thelonia

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0289: Ancient Artifacts. Step 1: Imagine an instrument that has been lost in the sands of time. Step 2: Imagine what that instrument sounded like. Step 3: Record a piece … 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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Patterns And Decorations

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0278: MacConnel’s Jingle. Kim MacConnel was a primary in the Pattern and Decoration art movement of the mid-1970s, which had an interest promoting trivialities as seen by Western culture, such as patterning. … 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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