Black-eyed Susan

instrumentation :  vibraphone + piano

2010
duration :  5’20”
written as a gift for Masako Kunimoto


        Black-eyed Susan is a gift of two canons for Masako Kunimoto. The first is metered, strict, and clear in direction; the second delicate and fragile, gently unwinding. The black-eyed susan is the state flower of Maryland, where we met.