Category Archives: Felsina

“Boschereccia n. 1 — Palazzo Hercolani”

Albumleaf 161: June 5, 2019 (Bologna) The first of three projected ‘leaves about rooms in Bologna where the walls and ceilings are painted to make it seem like you’re outside in a garden or forest This one comes from Palazzo Hercolani’s sala boschereccia, which is a particularly echo-y space. The music starts as a hallucination […]

“Plier Tree Revisited (Odin at the Spring)”

Albumleaf 136: July 3, 2018 (Bologna) If ever a title required explanation, this is it. Back in November 2012, I began writing an Albumleaf inspired by Mooney Warther’s wooden sculpture “Plier Tree” (pictured below). I quickly became mired in “masterpiece mode,” completing page after page of sketches, throwing away music, starting and restarting, and so […]

“Slow Mozart”

Stick with it: the title doesn’t give it all away. Albumleaf 129: April 19, 2018 (Bologna)  

“Idea for a Barcarolle”

Albumleaf 126: March 14, 2018 (Bologna)

“Urna biconica”

Be warned: it’s a quiet one. (It’s an urn, after all.) Albumleaf 123: February 16, 2018 (Bologna)    

“Gli Alberi in Piazza Puntoni”

(“The Trees in Piazza Puntoni”) Albumleaf 104: August 5, 2013 (Bologna)

“Dottor Balanzone ci dice come stanno le cose”

(“Doctor Balanzone tells us how the world works.”) Albumleaf 103: July 23, 2013 (Bologna)  

“David’s Version”

Albumleaf 101: June 17, 2013 (Bologna) You’ll find Mozart’s version and Padre Martini’s version here.

“Riecco la primavera”

Albumleaf 100: May 17, 2013 (Firenze) Dopo Francesco Landini

Tre Quadri di Giorgio Morandi. III. “Paesaggio”

Albumleaf 90: October 9, 2012