Category Archives: String Bass

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 204.   the pear blossoming…   after the battle this   ruined house This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, the first to use the word “haiku”. It was written for Clarinet, Flute, Viola, Cello … Continue reading

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Ophiuchus

Ophiuchus represents a man with a snake coiled around his waist. The zodiac consists of the twelve constellations through which the sun passes. When the zodiac was first invented the sun did not pass through the constellation Ophiuchus. However, because … Continue reading

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Miles Upon Miles

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 200.   We’ve explored miles /   Drive until the light gives out /   Drive the day away For me driving starts out as a joy, though a somewhat necessary one, which hobbles it. … Continue reading

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Week’s End

Our lives are surrounded by memories and anticipation. This is why we love Fridays and refer to it as TGIF. The same can be said for me with Sundays, where the anticipation is always that tomorrow has always been either … 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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Gratitude!

This piece was written in response to naviarhaiku 197.   Gratitude!   tears melting into   mountain snow It was written for string orchestra, chorus and piano. Gratitude! Gratitude! – Score

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Rosevere Parts

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0301: Parts > Sum. Sections from each of Lee Rosevere’s ten 5 Minute Meditations were combined into an electronic file and accompaniment by string orchestra was added. The piece is … Continue reading

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