Meditating in the
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This is a very short piece written for the 2007 Nu Mu
[sic!] Virtual Garden Project.
Though not a part of my Central Park
Suite the Shakespeare Garden is in Central Park. It's near
the Delacorte Theater, which presents plays by The Bard and others
during the summer season (free of charge).
The Garden is not really a 'favorite' spot of mine, but it
is true I have allergies of various types as well as (usually) mild
asthma based on these allergies. This particular short piece is meant
purely as a joke, though I have more recently attempted to 'tame the
monster' by editing the original file. The two 'ghostly' tonal measures
near the end are an almost literal quote from my vocal setting of
Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 73 ('That time of year thou mayst in me