Tag Archives: Flute

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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I Taste The Mountains

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 201.   In the calm stillness   after the rainstorm:   flies. This is a haiku by Taneda Santōka. In reading about him I was struck by the following:   Westerners try to conquer the mountains. … 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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From Before We Were Born

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 196.   the waves charge and crash,   then they return, again and   again — and again My idea was not to replicate the ocean, but more to replicate the feeling of the ocean. … Continue reading

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Pampas Faces

This piece was written in response to naviarhaiku 194.   Lightning flash–   what I thought were faces   plumes of pampas grass The piece is written for wind quintet and vibraphone. Pampas Faces Pampas Faces – Score

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Lighting The Sky

This was written in response to naviarhaiku 193   Now gathering,   Now scattering,   Fireflies over the river. The piece is written for Piccolo and three Flutes.

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