Monthly Archives: August 2010

“Dream-Barcarole with Sheherazade”

Albumleaf 29: August 29, 2010 (Farmville) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Anthony Hecht Speaks

These dissonances but serve to underscore The score nobody knows Except the taciturn composer, Fate. Sensing at the deep base Of our being the ultimate cadences before They gather to their close, We feel the fickle fingering and confess It’s already getting late. –from “A Love for Four Voices: Homage to Franz Joseph Haydn”

“Inner Voice”

Albumleaf 28: August 23, 2010 (Farmville) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

“Brit”

Albumleaf 27: August 18, 2010 (Farmville) Steering north-eastward from the Crozetts, we fell in with vast meadows of brit, the minute, yellow substance, upon which the Right Whale largely feeds. For leagues and leagues it undulated round us, so that we seemed to be sailing through boundless fields of ripe and golden wheat. By the […]

“The Auctioneer at Owl Creek”

Albumleaf 26: August 15, 2010 (Farmville) [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Announcement

Facing a perfect storm consisting of a computer virus, a five-day trip to a pianoless place, and an approaching commission deadline, Albumleaves will be on hiatus. I hope to resume posting in two weeks. Happy listening!