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Ripples (2011)
alto flute
Duration: 4’

SMMP No. 120

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Ripples was written for Reiko Manabe, who recorded it for the hibari project. It is a small gesture of compassion in response to the tragic events surrounding the earthquake and tsunami that struck Northern Japan on March 11, 2011. I am awed and humbled by the strength and courage of the people who have met the many challenges facing them with grace.


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