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Entries from May 2016

Black Scat Review 15

May 31st, 2016 · 2 Comments

The fifteenth issue of The Black Scat Review is out! This one is subtitled “More Utter Nonsense,” and includes my poem “Pan and Kettle,” as well as my translations of two monologues by Charles Cros, “The Man with His Feet Turned Around” and “The Man Who Made a Discovery.” The other contributors are Edward Ahern, […]

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May 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

A piece for viola and piano; an octatonic theme harmonized and turned into a canon.

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My Head Cool-Bedded in the Flowery Grass

May 16th, 2016 · 1 Comment

A drowsy little piece for piano, recommended for nap time. The title comes from Keats. Thanks, Keats.

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Flipbook Songs

May 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment

From my conservatory days, an idea for a graphic score notated on flipbooks. I did this for my freshman composition class, and it made a cheery racket.

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Key His Eyes

May 1st, 2016 · No Comments

I think that if I’d lived in NYC any longer, I would have ended up gouging out someone’s eyes. Here I can purge those fantasies in a song.

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