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COMPOSITIONS (Chronological Order)

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All works except “Patty Hearst” are published by Emotomat Music (ASCAP). All inquiries regarding sheet music (and performance audio tracks, where applicable) may be directed to the composer. Some early pieces have not been transferred to notation software, and other pieces require technological updates. This work will be ongoing, so please inquire about the current status of any particular piece.

 

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Last Time Told   (2012)   14.30
flute, oboe, violin, cello, mandolin, acoustic guitar

 

Mind Out Of Matter (2009-14)  75.00
flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (doubling bass clarinet & alto sax), bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins (1 doubling electric guitar), viola, cello, bass (doubling electric bass) piano/keyboard, 2 percussion, sampled speech

 

Stalking Horse (2007) 12.00
chamber orchestra, solo electric guitar

 

Pact (2006) 29.00 << audio >>
In For The Ride
Love And Display
Anthem Hunt
How It’s Done
Job To Do
cello, e. guitar, piano, db. bass/e. bass, sampled speech

 

Up And Back (2005) 16.00 << audio >>
Wind On The Mountain
Breath In My Throat
shamisen, electric guitar, cello, piano

 

Bowery Haunt (2005) 9.00 << audio >>
2 electric guitars

 

Gone (2004) 10.00
electric or acoustic guitar

 

Americans (2003) 20.30 << audio >>
Universal Phenomenon
Your Host
Continental Divide
clar/b.clar, sop/tenor sax, viola, e. guitar, e. bass, piano, drumset, sampled speech

 

The Pietist And The Hedonist (2000-2) 15.30
The Pietist
The Hedonist
flute, clar/bass clar, violin, cello, piano, percussion

 

The Illusion Of Guidance (2002) 10.00 << audio >>
clar, cello, double bass, e. guitar, piano, marimba/perc.

 

The Value Of People And Things (1997-9) 23.30
Worth Having
Maybe You
violin, cello, e. guitar, piano, sampled speech

 

Jet Lag Lounge (1998) 10.30
Piano

 

Convertible Debts (1994-6) 17.00 << audio >>
Listen
Tickets
Air Compressor
Bounce
violin, cello, e. guitar, piano, MIDI percussion, sampled speech

 

Rent Party (1994) 22.00 << audio >>
June
July
August
violin, cello

 

How It Happens (says I.F. Stone) (1991-3) 67.00 << audio >>
The Clouds 4.00
It Raged 8.00
Signals 10.00
Soliloquy 13.10
Cold War Suite 11.30
Lawless Things
Movies
Light
Perfect Weapon
What Would Have Happened
Rainfall 20.00
string quartet, sampled speech, with MIDI-controlled percussion and synthesizers on some sections

 

I Am New York City (Confetti Of Flesh) (1990) 10.30 << audio >>
soprano, viola, piano/synthesizer, percussion (marimba/drumset)

 

Rock/Paper/Scissors (1989-94) 40.00 << audio >>
Rock
Paper
Scissors
Glass House
Stone
violin, cello, electric guitar, synthesizer

 

Patty Hearst (1988) 42.00 << audio >>
Mom/Dad
Persistence Of Vision
Motel TV
Closet
My Real Crime
Rest Home
Pistol/Rope
Young Once
Cinque’s Vision
Pen Chorale
Dad/Mom
Blindfold
violin, cello, electric guitar, synthesizers, percussion -- MIDI-controlled sampled speech, percussion, and synthesizers


Practical Music (1988, revised 2001) 11.45 << audio >>
Original version: clar/synthesizer wind controller, piano
Revised version: clar/bass clar, violin, cello, piano

 

3 Notes And Change (1987)
4 sax, 2 trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, 6 percussion

 

Khaibit B (1987) 4.30 << audio >>
flute, sop sax, bass clar, 2 e. guitar, e. bass, marimba, drumset

 

U79 (1987) 13.10
solo electric guitar, tape (e. guitar quartet, e. bass, electronically manipulated speech)

 

Simple Engines (1986) 9.00 << audio >>
flute/alto sax, sop/bari sax, b.clar/tenor sax, 2 e. guitars, e. bass, e. keyboard, marimba/drumset

 

Bird In The Domes (1986) 26.00
Absent Rooms
Khu
Khaibit
string quartet

 

Alibi (1985) 9.30
solo electric guitar, MIDI-controlled synthesizers and sampled percussion

 

Before Winter (1984-5) 26.00
Before Winter I
Before Winter II
flute/alto sax, sop/bari sax, b.clar/tenor sax, 2 e. guitars, e. bass, marimba/perc, drumset

 

Interrupt (1983) 13.00
Alto, tenor, and baritone sax, 2 electric guitars, electric bass, drumset

 

No Memory (1983) 11.30
solo electric guitar, tape (e. guitar quartet, e. bass, electronically manipulated speech)

 

Five Movements (1980-82) 36.00 << audio >>
Steel Shower
Ghost Blues
Epiphany Machine
Four Witnesses
Juggernaut
solo electric guitar, live electronics

 

John Somebody (1980-82) 28.00 << audio >>
Part I
Part II
But, uh
Involuntary Songs I-IV
Reprise
solo electric guitar, tape (taped speech, electronics, e. guitars, winds, percussion)

 

Natural Postures (1980)
tape (taped speech, altered telephone sounds, electric guitars)

 

Home And Variations (1979)
tape (taped speech)

 

 

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