Verses from the Scroll of Sondering, 2020
Jordan Alexander Key, 2019-2020 Composer-in-Residence
Performed by The Bold City Contemporary Ensemble
Inspired by Ishiyama Taihaku’s (1893 - 1961) hand scroll Landscape, 1926 on view in the exhibition Tempus Fugit:: 光陰矢の如し::Time Flies
The live performance of Verses from the Scroll of Sondering at the Harn Museum of Art has been postponed and well be rescheduled. Join the mailing list to receive notification of this and all Harn programs.
Below listen to the six Verses, as well as Jordan Alexander Key's commentary on his composition, Visit the composer's extended project site here.
木枯らし: The Sacrament of Kogarashi to the Birds Above a Sea of Gold
憧れ: Akogare in the Waves of Shadows and Light
森林浴: The Dance of Shinrinyoku and the Cuckoo Bird
物の哀れ: Mononoaware and the Avian Liturgy: “Tempus Fugit”
木漏れ日: The Dance of Komorebi and the Cauldron of Fire
幽玄” Yuugen’s Enunciationof the Infinities in the Chasm of Stars
Explore the scroll on view in the Harn exhibition Tempus Fugit :: 光陰矢の如し:: Time Flies.
Ishiyama Taihaku. Landscape. 1926
sumi ink with mica ornamentation on silk, handscroll.
Museum purchase, funds provided by the Robert H. and Kathleen M. Axline Acquisition Endowment