Tag Archives: Clarinet

The Heavy Leaf

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku339 – The Heavy Leaf      See the heavy leaf      on the silent windless day      falls of its own will. This haiku is by Nozawa Bonchō, a haikai poet and disciple of Basho who … Continue reading

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Broken Is The Golden Bowl

Broken Is The Golden Bowl was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0442: One Sentence      Step 1: Choose a favorite single sentence. The sentence should be from prose or poetry, but not a song lyric.      Step 2: Say the … Continue reading

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Individual 1 (Living Under Occupation)

Individual 1 (Living Under Occupation) was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0438: Deep Plan      Step 1: There is just one step this month: Compose a piece of music in which something special is situated at the very center. … Continue reading

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The Bell of Life Passing – For a Lucky Dawg

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku332 – from evening mist      from evening mist      the bell      of life passing This haiku is by Issa: during his lifetime he wrote over 20,000 haiku, hundreds of tanka, and several haibun. This … Continue reading

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A White Feather Fell

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku330 – A bird flew past      A bird flew past      very close      a white feather fell This haiku is by Mats Unden, a Swedish visual artist, sound artist, musician, and experimental composer, based … Continue reading

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Through the City

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku327 – meandering through the city      meandering through the city      cars around      infinite game This haiku is by Bartosz Leszczyński, a musician and regular participant in the Haiku challenge as Oxebe. Through the … Continue reading

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The Emptiness of My Mosquito Net

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku324 – sleeping, waking      sleeping, waking      the emptiness      of my mosquito net This haiku is by Chiyo-ni. Born in the Ishikawa Prefecture in 1703, she began writing haiku poetry when she was 6, … Continue reading

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Traveling Monk

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku322 – Traveling Monk      the sun set behind      a traveling monk      tall in the withered field This haiku is by Masaoka Shiki, considered by many the first poet of modern haiku. He advocated … Continue reading

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Music for Airplanes

Music for Airplanes was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0427: Music 4 Airplanes      Step 1: Airplanes are noisy places, especially when at 35,000 feet. Consider the noise, especially the dense white noise, experienced by an airline passenger.      Step … Continue reading

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