Compositions

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2012 THE DEMO, a music theater collaboration with Ben Neill on the 1968 demonstration by Douglas Engelbart. Premiered at Stanford’s Bing Center, Menlo Park April 1-2, 2015.

2011 BOOST, 8 extended electronic songs thematically combining hedge fund terminology with relationship terminology.

2011 FALSE DOORS, 12 song series utilizing steel guitar, prepared piano and analog reverb spaces.

2010 CORNER LOADING (Volume 1), collection of 13 songs for voice and guitar exploring blues techniques through simple metric combinations.

2010 RECESS, song cycle utilizing orchestrated field recordings.

2009 GRAVITY RADIO, song cycle with live AP news reports and film. Premiered at the Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans January 23, 2010.

2006 INTERNATIONAL CLOUD ATLAS, music for iPods for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Premiered at the Joyce Theater, New York City October 10-15, 2006.

2005 HOUSE OF FANS, album of songs.

2004 LOVE AT TWENTY, music for the Joe Goode Performance Group. Premiered at Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, CA June 2004.

2003 MUSIC FOR MINORITIES, 14 songs for voice and guitar with live interactive video.

2002 TEST TONES, song cycle and feature film combined with live interviews from New York to Louisiana.

2001 FUNDING, Eight Cycle choral piece and feature film. Premiered at The Eclectic Orange Festival.

2000 CAMERAWORLD, a digital media project incorporating surround sound, feature length film and video for home entertainment systems of the future. Premiered at the University of Gainsville, FL.

1999 RETURN, a collection of songs constructed around samples from Book One (1986), a book of string quartets recorded in 1989.

1997 THE END OF CINEMATICS, commissioned by The Brooklyn Academy of Music and presented at BAMs 2006 Next Wave Festival, made possible by a grant from The Mary Flagler Charitable Trust and The Meet The Composer/Reader’s Digest Commissioning Program, in partnership with The NationalEndowment for the Arts and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund. Premiered at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, October 17, 2005.

1996 DENNIS CLEVELAND, Opera staged as television talk show. Premiered at The Kitchen Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, October 28-November 2, 1996.

1995 FAILING KANSAS, Opera based on Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. Premiered at The Kitchen Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, February 4,1995.

1994 AUTOREQUIEM, for voices and orchestra. Premiered at Moorhead State University Center for the Arts, Minnesota, May 7, 1994.

1994 LIVING INSIDE DESIGN, song cycle of nine songs. Premiered at The Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, April, 27, 1994.

1993 KISS HIM GOODBYE, for voices and electronics. Premiered at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Bang On A Can series,May 21, 1994.

1993 SOUL MENU, five pieces for chamber ensemble Mikel Rouse Broken Consort. Premiered at The Kitchen Center for the Performing Arts as part of TheGruppen Festival, New York City, January, 16, 1994.

1993 LEFT IN MY LIFE, for voices and electronics. Premiered at Confort Modern, Poitiers, France, November 19, 1994.

1992 COPPERHEAD, for electric quartet. Premiered at Merkin Concert Hall, April 21, 1992.

1991 HOPE CHEST, for chamber quartet. Premiered at Merkin Concert Hall, April 21, 1992.

1989 TWO PARADOXES RESOLVED, piano suite of six pieces.*

1988 AGAINST ALL FLAGS, song cycle of ten songs. Publisher: Club Soda Music; administered by I.R.S./MCA.

1987 A LINCOLN PORTRAIT, suite of six pieces for chamber ensemble Mikel Rouse Broken Consort. Premiered at Dance Theater Workshop, New York City,March 1987.

1987 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, song cycle of ten songs. Publisher: Club Soda Music; administered by MCA.

1986 BOOK ONE, book of nine string quartets. Premiered on NPR’s “New Sounds” New York premiere July 3, 1989; National premiere July 4, 1989.*

1986 SET THE TIMER/UPTIGHT, extended songs. Publisher: Club Soda Music; administered by Sire/Warner Bros.

1985 AMERICAN NOVA, for orchestra.*

1984 QUORUM, for electronic drum sequencer. Premiered as Vespers by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at City Center, New York City, December 1987. New production, December 1994. Filmed for Great Performances’ Dance in America, premiered on PBS March 1, 1995.

1984 RED 20, for orchestra.*

1984 A WALK IN THE WOODS, chamber orchestra suite of seven pieces.

1984 COLORADO SUITE, three pieces for violin and electronics.

1983 STORY OF THE YEAR, collection of nine songs.

1983 GLASS BEAD GAME, Opera based on Herman Hesse novel. Premiered on Canadian Radio, February, 1989.*

1982 JADE TIGER, five pieces for chamber ensemble Mikel Rouse Broken Consort. Premiered at The Alternative Museum, New York City.

1982 UNTITLED, for electronics. Premiered at Symphony Space, New York City, 1982.*

1982 AUTUMN IN NEW YORK, for orchestra.*

1982 Shield 81, chamber orchestra suite.*

1981 QUARTET, for three violins and double bass. Premiered at Symphony Space, New York City, 1982.*

1981 BALBOA, Video opera. Premiered on Channel C, New York City, 1982.*

1981 ETUDES, collection of ten songs.

*Denotes unpublished work. All compositions published by Club Soda Music unless otherwise indicated.