Works

"There are two basic principles of musical structure I rely on. The first is expressed by the force of attraction, (gravity, love, concentration, creation), and the second lies in the idea of repetition, (materialization, duration). My mindfulness of this constitutes the only score. I find I must wait before the beginning of each performance until I am surprised by the first sound I make and the fact that it is made. Then, I feel ready to proceed."

Performance produced by John Grayson and the Vancouver Art Gallery for the CBC, Music to See Series, Vancouver.

ARP 2500 synthesizer, made in collaboration with Robert Fisher, Diane Roblin, and Martin Backler to accompany a dance choreographed by Robert Cohan.

Performance and demonstration with piano, brain signals, and group exercises, CTV network, Toronto.

Japanese translation.
Transonic, 3. (Tokyo: Zen–On Music Co.)

Description of biofeedback installation piece.
In Grayson, J. (ed.). Sound sculpture. (Vancouver: Aesthetic Research Centre of Canada Publications), 128-131.

[PDF AVAILABLE] Book review. Leonardo, 6, 267–268.

Environmental participation sculpture installation created for the show, Sound Sculpture, at the Vancouver Art Gallery, in which sound environments in a specially designed room with damped acoustics and visual isolation encourage learning to navigate through these sound spaces using only aural cues; pairs of participants may also have their brain signals control these sound environments; subtle light tracings embedded in the surrounding walls and optical superimposing and exchanging of the participants' faces on each other's bodies can also be triggered by alpha waves from their brains that are synchronized in phase while they face each other in meditative postures on opposite sides of a two–way mirror system.

With J.B. Floyd, Terry Clarke, Rick Homme, Kathy Moses, and Bruce Pennecook; cross–stylistic improvisation utilizing composed starting points.

A portable, bioelectronically controlled, electronic sound instrument for museum installation commissioned by the Medtronic Archive, Museum of Electricity and Life, Minneapolis.

[VIDEO LINKS AVAILABLE] [SCORE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD] Three movements for viola da gamba employing cyclical gradual process techniques and parts in which melodies are drawn from the overtones of the instrument, originally realized with voltage controlled resonators and an envelope follower responding to subtle changes in bow pressure. The work may also be realized with other bowed stringed instruments, particularly the cello, which can use the notation in the original version. (Other instruments may require transpositions.) The electronic parts may also be realized with modern digital or hybrid media.

Performance, interview, and discussions with David Rosenboom, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Chuck Berry, and Mike Douglas, produced for the Mike Douglas Show by Westinghouse Group "W" and CBS networks, Philadelphia, PA; re–released in 1998 by Rhino Home Video, (VHS) #R3 2606, Los Angeles, CA.

For oboe and analog computer. Performed by Lawrence Singer, oboe, Rosenboom, analog computer, Triton Records included in, Wilson, H.R., et. al.: Growing With Music, Vol. 8, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972, [LP record].

Pages