June 7, 2003, my sister Rachel married Greg Lambert in Seattle.
At the couple's request, I composed this piece to be the processional for their
wedding: as it played, the family, the groom, and finally my sister Rachel walked
into the uncharacteristically but perfectly perfect golden sunshine.
all my love.
the other rooms
the other side
on top of the world
what the thunder said
san francisco sauvignon
would you, would you?
Rachel hinted she'd like, this recording started with the panda-eating-bamboo
recording found elsewhere on this site.
Other elements include Burmese bells; street work and a busker in Chongqing, China;
ducks from Seattle's Golden Gardens park; waves and gulls from San Francisco;
my roommate jhno's piano; frogs from Vietnam, cicadas from Cambodia, and children
from all over; guitar players in Washington Square park; a casino in Biloxi, Mississippi...
I'm sure there's more.
requirements were simple. When I asked for the direction they'd like me to take,
Rachel wrote me that 'happy, bubbly, silly, warm, sunny, beautiful, relaxed, laughing,
panda-walking, joyful, misty-eyed, kind music will be fine.'
did my best.
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