Tag Archives: String Bass

Marbled Dawn

marbled dawnseems opaque but moving fastclears its path – Aju Mukhopadhyay Aju Mukhopadhyay is a bilingual poet, author and critic who regularly contributes to International Journals and Websites on varied subjects. Besides many poetry and other awards, he has received … Continue reading

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The Whirling Way

The Whirling Dervish is a form of physically active meditation which originated among certain Sufi groups, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order and others. The Whirling Way is an interpretation where the music’s … Continue reading

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The Edge Of The World

the edge of the world– the road vanishes intoa curtain of mist – Raymond Cobley Raymond Cobley is an experimental composer and regular participant in our Haiku challenge. Now retired, Raymond aims to explore the possibilities afforded by open-source software, … Continue reading

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White On White

White and whiteHeaven and bottom useless–Winter cloudy – Yoshida Donguri Yoshida Donguri is haiku poet who lives in Hokkaido, Japan. Yoshida is a caregiver who loves Buson, Santoka, and sushi. This piece was written for Alto, Tenor and Bass voices, … Continue reading

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Adorned With Raindrops

adorned with raindropsfrom the shower, a sparklingprincess Azealia Den Sutejo A contemporary of Basho, Den Sutejo was the eldest daughter of a distinguished samurai family living in the mountainous area northwest of Kyoto. After her husband’s death, she became a … Continue reading

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This Feeling of Loneliness

this feeling of loneliness –he plays with his building blocksas the snow heaps up – Kubota Mantarō Kubota Mantarō (1889 – 1963) was a Japanese author, playwright and Japanese poet. Although he was more interested in novels and plays, Kubota … Continue reading

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Waves Themselves

This piece was created as a response to Pat Boran’s haiku sequence (or rensaku), which explores the flora and fauna of Dublin Bay’s (North) Bull Island. Boran’s rhyming haiku observe the interplay of bird, human and plant life on the … Continue reading

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Tewanima

Tewanima was a silver medalist in the 1912 Olympic games. His 10,000 meter run set an American record in that distance that stood for over 50 years. However, as a Hopi Indian, he experienced true Koyaanisqatsi. In 1906 he was … Continue reading

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A Book Of Disquiet

A Book Of Disquiet was written in response to Marco Lucchi’s piano patterns no 1 Let us absurdify life from east to west. – Fernando Pessoa from The Book Of Disquiet Marco Lucchi offered a set of piano patterns and … Continue reading

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