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stars of ice

by steve roden

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stars of ice 33:57


stars of ice.

wheel of moon.

light. bright. shine.

stars. moon gently fade.

from far. silvery light.

hum. quiet flocks.

abundant. circle round.

grassy. fly.

sudden light. wondrous. the streets. sound.

miles on miles.

in awe. the clouds.

distance. boundless.






released February 4, 2022

all sounds generated and/or organized by steve roden at the bubble house, nov/dec 2008.

sound sources: the chinese christmas carol “stars of ice”, from can old 7″ record; the song “snow” from the 78 set “songs from the first grade reader”; and various other objects and instruments.

the poem is the lyrics to “stars of ice”, with numerous words erased.
cover photo : anonymous rppc circa 1900.
ice cubes lifted from “ant the bee”, by angela baker.


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