Category Archives: Tubular Bells

Splendid Affinity

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 235 – Splendid Affinity.   Splendid affinity   sun’s great halo   green leaves This is a haiku by Zen Buddhist master and poet Soen Nakagawa, who visited the United States more than a dozen … Continue reading

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Rude Mechanicals

Rude Mechanicals was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0339: Rude Mechanicals.   Step 1: Imagine there is a genre called “rude mechanicals.”   Step 2: Imagine what might characterize the “rude mechanicals” genre.   Step 3: Create an original piece of … Continue reading

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Music For Meditation

Music For Meditation was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0323: Music For Meditation.   Step 1: Consider music appropriate for meditation. Think of the sounds, the tones, the forms that might suit such a thing.   Step 2: Record a … Continue reading

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Springtime in Edo

This piece was written for Naviarhaiku 191 in response to Takarai Kikaku’s haiku: Springtime in Edo, Not a day passes without A temple bell sold It is scored for Crotales, Tubular Bells, Vibraphone, Violin, Viola, Cello, and String Bass Springtime … 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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The Man Ray Metronomic Society

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0267: The Metronomic Society. Man Ray was known for his Dadaist images, photograms (he called them rayographs), and solarized prints (more properly refered to as the Sabattier effect). In the evolution of … Continue reading

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January

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0262: Ice Code. January feels like the longest month of the year, things freeze up and the winds serve only to extend the misery. This piece began life with the recording of … Continue reading

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