Written in 2014, this is the first time this piece has been heard by the public.
I don’t often post demo recordings of works because they’re often of poor audio quality and there are frequently things I’d like to change about the piece. The demo recording of maggie and milly and molly and may, however, is pretty spot on. This work is part of a collection of works titled Songbook that feature acoustic […]
Last week, more than halfway through 2014—and less more-than-halfway through my 100 Poems Project (I’m only on No. 61 as of this post)—I was feeling discouraged. If writing 100 vocal works in a year is the goal, does quality go out the window? I was less than enthusiastic about the more recent works. They were sounding […]
Those who know my work will tell you that my fascination with the poetry of E. E. Cummings has been one of the driving forces behind my output. In 2006, I purchased a small collection of Cummings’ work and was immediately taken by both his avant-gardism and his tenderness. One poem in particular struck me […]