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Windtronica dreams

March 14, 2008 Uncategorized

Last night I dreamt I heard the new piece I’m writing in its entirety in concert. Except that I was outside the hall. And the piece wasn’t finished, so I’d stuck in a transcription of some of Pink Floyd’s The Wall in the middle to fill up the unfinished, empty space. Amazingly, no one noticed, though I don’t think I can get away with that in real life. Unfortunately, all I can remember from the dream are the Floyd bits. I guess I’ll have to keep working on this piece the old-fashioned way. I actually made progress on the first movement tonight. I’m writing for Celesta for the first time, which is a fantastic instrument. In fact, in the piece’s current incarnation, it’s the only live instrument in the first minute of the piece…