New Works Residency
“A Flashlight, an Orange, and a Tennis Ball”
A 20-minute multi-track audio work accompanying a live performance of solo vocals for New Music America, April 1986.
Production of a tape as part of a musical composition for small ensemble composed of “basic cell structures” of mockingbird melodies arranged in four parts.
An “event for a sleeping audience” based on the artist’s research in sound recognition in dream sleep. The premiere performance is at New Music America, April 1986.
A piece for dance/music with choreographer Steve Petrinio.
An animated film project that seeks to “blend music, image and text” using film, original sounds, and a 180 text.
A radio piece in seven 30-minute parts. Residency will record and manipulate voices, wolf calls, and other sounds focusing on survival — Darwinian and otherwise — for New American Radio Series.
“Two Dances” and “Mainspring”
To realize tape portions of two new musical works for electronics and ‘mutantrumpet’, an invention of the composer.
“Bluebeard’s Hassle, or, Hello, I Must Be Going”
A sound collage for multi-media performance work described by the artist as “the interpolation of the Bluebeard soiree/opera (Bartok inspired) into a contemporary rendering as a tragic-comedy”.
A performance work in three parts exploring the similarities between the English spoken by Black Americans in the past and present to traditional African languages.
Residency will explore the timbral and tuning possibilities of advanced analog and digital systems in preparation of a new musical work.
A theater/music work exploring the lives and works of poets in the fifties and sixties, commissioned and produced by The Writers Theater.
“The Thundering Scream of the Seraphim’s Delight”
Residency will process time-coded stereo-location sync recordings of the double bass for a music/video work for bass, processed video, and electronic sounds.