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Monthly Archives: October 2011
This is a short study of an attempt to create material for a drone based on multiple levels of sound and how volume in one layer can take the ear away from the other layers for moment. Such an activity … Continue reading
The Lounge Pianist (2005) was originally for a vocalizing pianist. I arranged the piece for jazz trio (piano, drums and bass) and made a midi version. Here is the middle section:
Plexus is a short piece (six minutes) for flute (doubling piccolo), harp, viola and cello.
An excerpt from Silent Moon for orchestra that explores the mutable elasticity of sound. The inspiration for this piece was a part of Giacomo Leopardi’s poem Canto notturno di un pastore errante dell’ Asia: Soft and clear is the night and without wind, … Continue reading