Tag Archives: Chorus

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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Saturnalia

Saturnalia was an ancient Roman festival to honor the god Saturn, held on December 17th. Changes to the Roman calendar moved Saturnalia to December 25th, and it is reasonable to argue that the date was appropriated by Christians to celebrate … 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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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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Synaesthesia

This piece was written for Junto 0291: Make Music That Sounds Like a Lantern 1 – Consider what might be called the “lantern effect” — the way light is filtered through the textured material of a paper lantern. 2 – … Continue reading

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Lost In Red

The idea of the Disquiet Junto Project 0280 was to use a new musical thing to recreate an old musical thing. Fortunately, the definitions of the terms “old” and “new” were not defined so I made up my own. I … Continue reading

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The Day Begins in Crisfield

This piece was written for Disquiet 0269: Record Half a Duet. One morning while my wife was visiting family I woke at 4am. It was one of those instances where I knew that I would not be going back to … Continue reading

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