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  • The CD includes:Moonrise, A cricket sang and set the sun, Firefish,A Ceiling Full of Stars, Not far from here,Inside the Shining Stone, Cloud Forest, and more!Featuring performances by:Blake TysonThe Florida State University Percussion Ensembleand the University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble

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  • Vagabond of Light is inspired by the image of fireflies transforming a dark forest into a warm, glowing expanse of light.When Julie Hill and I began talking about a new piece for the Caixa Trio, I mentioned the idea of fireflies. She told me, coincidently, that her favorite word in Portuguese is “vagalume,” which means firefly, and literally translated...

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  • Moonrise is about the moments when everything changes, when something we’ve seen as ordinary suddenly becomes inspirational, when something we’ve thought was average suddenly becomes amazing, when we can see, and hear, what we have always missed before. Moonrise is dedicated to the memory of my grandparents, Carl and Gertrude Thomas. The piece is in two...

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  • Inspired by Tyson's rafting adventure with John Parks on the Boise River. This piece depicts the beauty, excitement, and occasional feeling of losing control that they experienced in the raft that day. Can be played on a 4.3 octave marimba.

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  • By almost every measure, our time spent on this planet is very short. Still, the people that change our lives for the better live on in us, and in the lives of those we meet. Parents, teachers, friends, people we don’t even know – their support, their kindness, and their love will always be with us. Not far from here is a very simple...

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  • Inside the Shining Stone is a piece for multiple-percussion inspired by the sacred spaces of ancient Egypt and conceived to be performed in the sacred places of Norway.

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  • When I was young, my dad and I found something incredible at the toy store. We took home a small planetarium made of yellow and black plastic and suddenly I could power an entire universe with just a couple of batteries. Moon landings were a recent memory and the space shuttle was just around the corner. Star Wars was in theaters and shows like Battlestar...

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  • Cloud Forest was inspired by my visits to Ecuador, my travels between Quito and Esmeraldas, and the Ecuadorian cloud forests. It begins with the spinning, uneven journey from the top of Ecuador to the Pacific Ocean and ends with the trip back to Quito. The work also depicts the beauty of the lush forests and the great times I had with my friends in...

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  • "Firefish was inspired by my dream of a fish that lives in the waters of the ocean, but whose body is composed completely of fire. The Firefish is agile, graceful, and inextinguishable. Whether jumping above the waves or swimming deep below the surface, the flames of the Firefish burn with a bright intensity. I like the idea of the Firefish, the...

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  • A Cricket Sang and Set the Sun by Blake Tyson is a beautiful, lyrical piece for solo marimba. The opening passages of the piece ebb and flow and create a very reflective mood. "This work takes its title from an Emily Dickinson poem that begins, "The cricket sang, And set the sun." When I read these words, I was moved by the...

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  • Lost Mountain Sunrise was commissioned by Dr. Julia Gaines as part of her long term project to create a larger and more varied repertoire for students of the marimba.

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