Written as an hommage to Hector Berlioz and inspired by his writing for woodwinds.
A four-part hommage (mahoning; alchemy; light cloud, dark cloud; 1956-j no. 2) to four of my favorite painters: Franz Kline, Jackson Pollack,Mark Rothko and Clyfford Still.
dynamite's dionysian dance
Inspired by Frederick Neitzsche's "Also Sparch Zarathrustra."
cold green mystery
After a line in the "Thousand Nights and One Night" - -
also known as "The Arabian Nights" - - describing the sea.
our lady of the illuminated hand
A little requiem of sorts.
seven dreams about time
Based on a book that explains Einstein's theories of time through fictionalized accounts of his dreams.
My idea of a musical illustration of the concept of
"render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's . . . "
secret one-hand shake
A basic rhythmic idea stolen from a piece by
knowledge is gravity
An attempt to write something inspired by a little reading about String Theory.