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  • Twin Compasses is a lullaby for soprano and vibraphone. The text is an abridgment of John Donne’s (1572-1631) poem “A Valediction Forbidding Mourning.” The poem talks about how, when good men pass away, they do not really die, because they live on in the hearts of those who love them. Therefore, two people who love each other very much not only can never...

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  • PROGRAM NOTES My favorite sentence in all of literature is the basis for this piece. It is the last line in the last story of James Joyce’s “Dubliners” and reads as follows: “His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling, faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon all the...

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  • PROGRAM NOTES Hornaningo was written for a dear friend’s senior horn recital. I wanted to do something a little different, so I based the piece around an Afro-Cuban rhythm called the Naningo (which at the time was perpetually playing in my head). It is a 6/8 groove, mostly present in the marimba part. The piece begins with the introduction of the groove...

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  • Rhapsodic Aprismatism was a response to a lot of turbulence in my life during a recent summer. Its conventional harmonies, peaceful textures, and simple melodic line and motive were a much needed bright spot of order within the chaos. The five-note motive is transformed and twisted into almost unrecognizable forms before returning to the main key and...

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