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De Profundis – Arvo Pärt
Today’s selection is Arvo Pärt’s setting of “ De Profundis ”. The performance is by the The Hilliard Ensemble (David James counter tenor; John Potter tenor; Paul Hillier baritone; David Bevan bass) with Christopher Bowers-Broadbent on organ & Albert Bowen o...
Today’s selection is Arvo Pärt’s setting of “De Profundis”. The performance is by the The Hilliard Ensemble (David James counter tenor; John Potter tenor; Paul Hillier baritone; David Bevan bass) with Christopher Bowers-Broad...
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dreaming of Arvo Pärt
Arvo Pärt improvising on the pipe organ, its ivory keys yellowed, exhaling notes that can't  be gauged—the mauve shade drawn just now be- tween the land of the sacred & everyday night—& last year's blossoming jigsaw puzzles & wheelchair & charcoal pencil al...
Arvo Pärt improvising on the pipe organ, its ivory keys yellowed, exhaling notes that can't be gauged—the mauve shade drawn just now be- tween the land of the sacred & everyday night—& last year's blossoming jigsaw puzzles &...
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Agnus Dei – Palestrina: “Missa Brevis”
I’ll be featuring music over the next several days—with very little if any commentary, though I will include links about the composer & the work. Today’s selection is the " Agnus Dei " from the " Missa Brevis " by the Renaissance composer Palestrina ; most,...
I’ll be featuring music over the next several days—with very little if any commentary, though I will include links about the composer & the work. Today’s selection is the "Agnus Dei" from the "Missa Brevis" by the Renaissance...
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thinking of Li Bai at the edge of the sky
thinking of Li Bai at the edge of the sky cold winds arise here at the edge of the sky; noble friend, what news do you have to send me? will the swan geese return in their season? rivers & lakes swell now with the autumn rains poetry detests the life of att...
thinking of Li Bai at the edge of the sky cold winds arise here at the edge of the sky; noble friend, what news do you have to send me? will the swan geese return in their season? rivers & lakes swell now with the autumn rain...
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facing night
facing night a drainage ditch outside a lonely city: river village amid turbulent waters deep in the mountains, winter daylight’s cut short majestic trees alter in the lofty winds cranes descend under clouds toward the nearby shoal chickens settle, sharing ...
facing night a drainage ditch outside a lonely city: river village amid turbulent waters deep in the mountains, winter daylight’s cut short majestic trees alter in the lofty winds cranes descend under clouds toward the nearby...
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weary night
weary night a bamboo chill penetrates my bedchamber feral moonlight fills each nook in the courtyard heavy dew forms into clear droplets— a rare star has blazed forth then vanished in darkness fireflies light up their own flight resting on the water, birds ...
weary night a bamboo chill penetrates my bedchamber feral moonlight fills each nook in the courtyard heavy dew forms into clear droplets— a rare star has blazed forth then vanished in darkness fireflies light up their own fli...
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Nunc Dimittis
Today’s selection is the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir performing Arvo Pärt’s setting of “ Nunc Dimittis ”. Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace: Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populoru...
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Today’s selection is the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir performing Arvo Pärt’s setting of “Nunc Dimittis”. Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace: Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum Quod para...
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Salve Regina – Arvo Pärt
Today we’re featuring Arvo Pärt’s 2001 setting of “Salve Regina” for mixed choir & organ. Image connects to its source on Wiki Commons Essen Minster, where the work was first performed. Photo by Wiki Commons user Gryffindor , who has released the image into...
Today we’re featuring Arvo Pärt’s 2001 setting of “Salve Regina” for mixed choir & organ. Image connects to its source on Wiki Commons Essen Minster, where the work was first performed. Photo by Wiki Commons user Gryffindor,...
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lullaby in violet & green
static on a tv set broadcasting weather from Poland Springs, that Vermont horizon purple above the neighbors’ big oak & the pine fringed hills to the west you reading aloud "The King of the Golden River" at blue dusk in a bedroom with one open dormer window...
static on a tv set broadcasting weather from Poland Springs, that Vermont horizon purple above the neighbors’ big oak & the pine fringed hills to the west you reading aloud "The King of the Golden River" at blue dusk in a bed...
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deep winter
deep winter flower & leaf each conform to heaven’s will; Yangzi & creek both share one rock foundation dawn’s red clouds conform to their own reflections; cold water currents consent to the channel’s scar it’s easy to weep like Yang Zhu lost at a crossroads...
deep winter flower & leaf each conform to heaven’s will; Yangzi & creek both share one rock foundation dawn’s red clouds conform to their own reflections; cold water currents consent to the channel’s scar it’s easy to weep li...
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clear autumn
clear autumn   at autumn’s peak, my asthma improves: I can comb my white hair myself I hate taking medicine, the doses changing; sweeping up the gloom in the stifling courtard— despite my goosefoot cane, visitors bow; they adore the strong bamboo: my son fe...
clear autumn at autumn’s peak, my asthma improves: I can comb my white hair myself I hate taking medicine, the doses changing; sweeping up the gloom in the stifling courtard— despite my goosefoot cane, visitors bow; they ad...
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wind on the lake
wind on the lake (to the tune of “complaint against the prince”)   wind descends on the lake: waves swell into the distance; autumn, & already dusk: vermilion is rare & but a few fragrances— the vivid water, the mountains’ color, like someone dear to me: th...
wind on the lake (to the tune of “complaint against the prince”) wind descends on the lake: waves swell into the distance; autumn, & already dusk: vermilion is rare & but a few fragrances— the vivid water, the mountains’ co...
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  • University of Virginia
    MFA poetry, 1986
  • University of Vermont
    BA Enligh Literature, 1983