Tag Archives: Clarinet

Bridge Game Near Araby

This piece was inspired by the At Water’s Edge challenge, 52 Stories Up.   Create a track that uses elements of your favorite story AND your favorite card game. This was a tough one. My favorite story is The Giving Tree, … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 232 – Indian Summer.   Indian summer:   dragonfly shadows seldom   brush the window. This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, mostly known for having revitalized haiku in the time when, after centuries of … Continue reading

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To The End Of The Field

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 230 – To the end of the field.   To the end of the field   All alone I go   Autumn sky This is a haiku by Natsume Sōseki, Japanese novelist, scholar of British … Continue reading

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Finally, A Clear Sky

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 229 – finally a clear sky.   finally a clear sky   yet no moon…   summer mountain This is a haiku by one of the greatest haiku poets, Kobayashi Issa, who was extremely prolific. … Continue reading

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The Snail Raises His Horns

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 228 – A snail.   A snail  Raising its horns:  Edge of the well. This is a haiku by accomplished Japanese haiku poet and novelist Natsume Soseki, author of Kokoro, Botchan, I Am … Continue reading

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Lucky Rounds

Lucky Rounds was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0332: Lucky Numbers.   Step 1: Think about how a string of numbers might inform — might seed — a short musical composition.   Step 2: Locate the lottery numbers near your … Continue reading

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Morning Coolness

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 227 – Morning coolness.   Morning coolness:   dewdrops swaying   in the spiderweb This is a haiku by Betty Drevniok, one of the founders of the Haiku Society of Canada. The Betty Drevniok Award … Continue reading

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