For listening and meditation
Meditation Buddha Amoghasiddhi and His counterpart Green Tara have the wisdom quality of All-accomplishing Wisdom. In this music Of Fearlessness his hand gesture is represented as a mantra - His Gesture Of Fearlessness. This is heard 81 times throughout. The main melody in section 2 of Amoghasiddhi is transformed into an always repeating ostinato in Of Fearlessness. A third musical layer represents the ground of being.
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In video form to show how the 'text' happens in the music (https://youtu.be/99yC-dAbxLg).
The Brass Whisperer
Music for solo horn and 8 accompanying horns written in 1999 to celebrate the great Buddha of All-accomplishing Wisdom.
Just intonation including some 19th harmonics.
Celebrating Locana, the Meditation Buddha of Mirror-like Wisdom in feminine aspect. A simple melody using the 4th of the South Indian melakartas is played by cello accompanied by flute, violin and horn. Horn plays the melody, starting higher in the scale, for Verse 2. Violin plays the melody, higher again in the scale, for Verse 3. Flute plays the melody, higher again in the scale, this time each play their melodies concurrently for a rhapsodic Verse 4. When performed live a free-time section is played as an aural mandala with each musician at the four cardinal points surrounding the audience.