Monthly Archives: November 2011

Friday’s Sounding #14

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This is a midi realization of the first one minute of Wheel of Fortune for hi hat and contrabass. The piece is ten minutes in duration. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Friday’s Sounding #13 (Turkey Ringtone)

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Walden Pond

Here is a photo of Walden Pond at dusk.

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Friday’s Sounding #12

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I composed this one minute piece in 2002 for Chinary Ung’s 60th birthday concert. The piece is titled for chinary and it is for clarinet and percussionist (marimba and vibes). It’s  really a study but I would like one day to … Continue reading

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Friday’s Sounding #11

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] This is the opening of a piece I composed in 1981 titled A Ray of Rattle, performed by The Performer’s Workshop Ensemble. The piece explores transforming a simple and pure sound, the octave, … Continue reading

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New Song Using a Bit of Text from “Walden”

Using a bit of text out of “The Ponds” section from Thoreau’s “Walden” for a new song titled As Above, So Below for my  Fisherman Songs cycle: Sometimes, after staying in a village parlor till the family had all retired, … Continue reading

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