The January 3rd Composers' Salon has been cancelled. We will convene again on March 7, 2014.
Jay Hamilton My Muse, & Equal Temperament , cello and pre-recorded dialogue These two pieces are part of a work The End and Then…? presented on June 23rd at Velocity Dance Center Seattle. The show is mostly dance with music/dialogues begins with a funeral ends with a murder….and some of it funny. This is a one person performance (7 parts) I will be dancing during in the other 5 pieces sections. soundand.com/ Gavin Borchert Mazurka , for piano Berceuse , for piano Peter Nelson-King The Magpie’s Shadow , for solo piano The Magpie’s Shadow takes its inspiration from a poem sequence of the same name by Yvor Winters. Inspired by a line by Rimbaud - O saisons, o chateaux! - each poem is a single line of six syllables, a form invented by Winters. 28 poems are arranged in three sections, and my work has 28 aphoristic pieces based on each poem and grouped in the same section plan and same order. The poems depict mysterious, symbolic scenes in nature, possibly a dream