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Lied Time #5

This week I addressed some of the things that I typically don’t do: harmony and repeat text. I found a haiku by Evelyn Lang and set out to attack those very points. Haiku are so short that I figured I’d have a hard time making it work without some repetition. And for harmony, I gave […]

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Lied Time – #2

They can’t all be good. We learned that last week. This week, we learned that any progress is worth more than none. This is a melody for A. E. Housman’s “Eight O’Clock” which I once tried to set during my undergrad. Don’t know why I abandoned it but I did. I have vague recollections of […]

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Lied Time – #1

Oh man, I’m stepping in it big. Especially for my first week. I was thinking of copping-out and posting a piece that I’ve been working on for a few weeks (and will be performed at a Composer’s Voice Concert next month!) but no, I am not doing that. I sat down today and wrote a […]

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Lied Time

I’ve been contemplating this idea for a while and I think now is the time to pull the trigger. I’m a fan of the “forced creativity” kinds of exercises in which I have some kind of limitation and then need to compose my way out. Back in 2007, I started a podcast in which I […]

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