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Looking For Planes

Back in April I offered Looking For Planes – Looking, the first of a three part piece for two pianos that dealt with my granddaughter looking for airplanes flying overhead. I have completed the piece and the three parts are … Continue reading

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Awakes Etude

This piece was written for the Disquiet Junto Project 0286. The idea here was to translate, transliterate, and interpret a piece of music, so I selected Awakes, a piece I wrote last year that described my granddaughter when she wakes … Continue reading

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I Come To Bury

Musical decorations include passing tones, neighboring tones, and other ornamental additions to the primary structure of the line. The task here was to make a clear distinction between these decorations and the structurally significant portion of the lines at the … Continue reading

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Decisive Notice

This is one of those ideas that came in fits and starts, where each attempt resulted in things quickly turning to mush. I finally realized that it needed to be a single line to allow one to follow what was … Continue reading

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Looking For Planes – Looking

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0275: Revisit Something. When I decided to start writing music again the first piece I envisioned was Looking For Planes, a reference to my granddaughter’s fascination with airplanes. The initial … Continue reading

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Bridge Walk

This piece was written for Disquiet 0268: In Tribute to Jiro Taniguchi. On most days I take a walk through the woods near my house, which normally takes about forty-five minutes. I listen to music as I walk but decided to … Continue reading

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Coming Back

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0252: Sonic Palindrome. My fear of creating a musical palindrome was that it would be too predictable so I broke a number of things up, like the initial chords are mostly played in … Continue reading

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