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."

Violist. Columbia CBS Records, New York, 1968 (later re-released on CD).

Made from material recorded during live electronic music performances with Alfred Jarry’s play, Ubu Roi, directed by Harold Wicke at the State University of New York at Buffalo; part 1 used with 16mm film, Pére Facts, by Robert Lieberman and released on Roundup: A Live Electro–acoustic Retrospective (1968–1984), Slowscan Editions, Vol. 7, 's–Hertogenbosch, Holland, 1987, [cassette]; complete version with all four parts released in digital form on Roundup Two, Selected music with electro-acoustic landscapes, Art Into Life, Japan, 2012, [2-CD set].

Analog computer synthesis.

Drummer. Columbia CBS Records, 1968.

In three movements for percussion quartet with theatrical elements.

With William Youhass, any number of players, narrator, conductor, electronic tape; absurdist music performance collage with continuous endings.

A 36-inch diameter circular score with constellations of graphics figures and a transparent overlay that can be rotated giving road maps for various ways to traverse the configuration space of symbols; instructions and dictionaries for interpreting the symbols have been written for flute, trombone, electric guitar, percussion, and piano/electric harpsichord; other versions can be constructed for different ensembles; texts in several sections for two actresses, accompanied by rules for traveling through the symbols corresponding to each section, are included; alternative versions with or without the texts may be arranged. Reduced-size score with instructions is included in the book, Collected Scores, (Hanover, NH: Frog Peak Music).

Solo improvisational theater piece with electronic tape.

One performer, electrodynamic speaker, 110 volts AC; absurdist gesture about electronic sound.

With Richard Stanley, Thos. G. McFaul, and Lynn Newton; extended notions of rock–‘n–roll and new music.

Violinist. Quartet No. 4 for Strings 'Illiac Suite' (1957) by Lejaren Hiller and Leonard Isaccson

Analog synthesis and tape collage.

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