The negative effects of cravings and aversions accumulate. They manifest as sensation.

Through meditation, the observation of things as they are (and not as you crave them to be), the sankhara evaporate.

For 8 channels and 8 voices.

2 channel mp3 (7.1 MB)
Instructions for performers

Performed April 27, 2005 at Dartmouth College. recording (7.8 MB)

These sounds are composed of a single real crotale sound, and an orchestra of synthesized crotales. Only when the real crotale strike is observed do the accumulated effects of the synthetic crotales fade - as they drift to match the pitch of the real crotale.

by Charlie DeTar