Monthly Archives: January 2012

Friday’s Sounding #21

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Last Friday I posted the first movement of my reed trio and today, as promised, I am posting the second movement, Song. The second movement is ten minutes long. However, this sound file only contains the first 4:30 of the … Continue reading

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Completed the Song As Above, So Below

Finished another song for the song cycle The Fisherman Songs, As Above, So Below using text from Thoreau’s Walden (The Ponds).

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Friday’s Sounding #20: Predictably Unpredictable

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In 1994 I composed a work for oboe, clarinet and bassoon (known as a reed trio). The piece is in two parts. This sound file is the first part with a duration of five and one half minutes. This movement … Continue reading

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Friday’s Sounding #19

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I Will not Lament Over Lament When I undertook this self-inflicted project, it occurred to me that composing a work that involved  theatrical elements would be difficult or even impossible to get performed (as if composing a chamber work of … Continue reading

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