Category Archives: Music & Nature

“Nighttime”

Nighttime from my song cycle Fisherman Songs I stopped getting embarrassed a while ago, probably when my 12-year old daughter was born. So to sing my song wasn’t difficult but I just can’t sing. But I want to get this … Continue reading

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Treehouse

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The sheet music: Treehouse This is a rough demo of my new song Treehouse. (For a higher quality track, go to Soundcloud.com). The lyrics are in an earlier post. This song is based on a real treehouse that I helped rebuild … Continue reading

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Lyrics to my Song “Treehouse”

Treehouse Finding the right tree—   not too young,   not so old. Finding one truly healthy—   solid base,   flexing limbs. Finding the best type of tree—   perhaps oak,   beech, maple, ash. Finding a fresh site to Now and again escape to … Continue reading

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Friday’s Sounding #15

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Good Morning. I just shuffled off my daughter to the bus stop on this cold and still morning. We may call it Fall but by the feel of it nature has hunkered down for winter. The deer’s coats are gray, … Continue reading

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Friday’s Sounding #13 (Turkey Ringtone)

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The Ear Dictates

I have mic’d my clarinet to go to my Mac where the signal is processed by a Max/MSP program and then output to my Behringer amp. The final sound can resemble a clarinet or not at all. But how I … Continue reading

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What a simple and perfect motive…for a bird

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] What a perfectly wonderful motive. This is the Black-capped Chickadee’s call and since April these tiny birds have been going strong outside my window.  Of course I’m leaving out some important information that would make … Continue reading

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