Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hymn to the Vanished, a Comparison

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This track is the original version for string orchestra performed by SONYC (String Orchestra of  New York City).   This is the complete recording of the clarinet and piano version: First off, the clarinet version uses a faster tempo, otherwise, by … Continue reading

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Hymn to the Vanished

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Back in February I premiered a new version (clarinet and piano) of an older work from 2001 I composed titled Hymn to the Vanished (string orchestra) at Adelphi University where I am the clarinet instructor. I only recently received the recording of … Continue reading

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Observation: what is new (music)?

All sorts of asses ‘love’ poetry. Why not? It confirms them in the assininity of their deepest beliefs. It underlies the racial laziness, the unwillingness to think, the satisfaction of feeling oneself part of the race and of having all … Continue reading

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