Category Archives: Oboe

Always The First To Bloom

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku300 – four, five, nine years      four, five, nine years      always the first to bloom…      cherry tree The haiku was by Kobayashi Issa: his poems were often lively and humorous, despite his life … 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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Engage Trio

Engage Trio was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0369 This is a collaboration with the piece TuTu Looking Bass Wolf Code MtnView by Vonna Wolf, which had been created using MtnViewMark-Bits’s Trioh – Bass and Trombocoder by Eithan … Continue reading

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Summer Nightfall

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku263 – summer nightfall      summer nightfall      the sky slowly regains      its colours This is a haiku by Vessislava Savova. She has published four books so far, and her works have been included in … Continue reading

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Thin Snow Scatters On

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku256 – Thin snow scatters on. Thin snow scatters on the wind, melting as it falls Cries for help for light This is a haiku by Robert Hayden (1913-1980). William Meredith wrote about … Continue reading

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Blue Rhythm

Blue Rhythm was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0358: Rhythm + Blue(s). Step 1: Consider the term “rhythm and blues.” Not the genre, just the term. Step 2: Imagine what you might think “rhythm and blues” meant in … Continue reading

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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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