Tag Archives: Oboe

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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The Last Kite

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku320 – the last kite      the last kite      carries the setting sun      in its wings This haiku is by Aju Mukhopadhyay, an award winning poet, author and critic. His works have been widely … Continue reading

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Retrograde

Retrograde was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0416: Time Laps      Step 1: Record a short piece of live, improvised music.      Step 2: Reverse the audio recorded in Step 1.      Step 3: Record a live improvisation on top of … Continue reading

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Reflections

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku304 – reflection      reflection      in the water      a traveler The haiku is by wandering poet and ascetic Zen priest, Santōka, who was a disciple of Ogiwara Seisensui, one of the first poets to … Continue reading

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Town On The Horizon – for Elijah

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku302 – bursts from our guns      bursts from our guns      the town on the horizon      a brief vision of light The haiku was by Julien Vocance published “Cent visions de guerre” (A Hundred … Continue reading

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Always The First To Bloom

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku300 – four, five, nine years      four, five, nine years      always the first to bloom…      cherry tree The haiku was by Kobayashi Issa: his poems were often lively and humorous, despite his life … Continue reading

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