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Notes on Paper (composed/premiered)

This list represents completed/available/performed works….
….much more abounds in sketches/fair copies/rough drafts…
just ask!

FRESH!!!
opera 
  • Don Quijote, His Death and Meta Re-Birth, (2015)    LIBRETTO!!!
    • “Eugenio tells the tale of Leandra”
    • “Quijote’s Last Battle”
    • “How is the Ass?”
    • “Books are Stupid”
    • “Is is Truth that there is My History” (2012)
    • “Two Meta-Dulcineas in One”
    • “Windmills Blinking in the Night” (2011, rearranged 2015)
  • Don Quixote, operatic sketches open folio, piano& voice (2012) 

    • “Overtures”
    • “Of this Manner”,
    • “Is is Well Truth”
  • Windmills Blinking in the Night,” piano&voice&live_electronics (2011)
piano solo / piano concerto
‘jazzy’
  • MAM JAM (2013), including:
    • “This has a Beginning” ballad
    • “Kentucky-Boston Blues”
quartet
duo
solo
BACK BURNER!!!
solo
  • Arcana-induced Variations, for electric bass (2012/2012) ***Tim Paul Weiner
  • Three open-ended Notations for one or more performers (2012/2013) 
  • 5 pages of (X+2) / X, for saxophone(s) (2008/2009)***Tsuyoshi Honjo
  • Fugues and Cadenzas for piano (open folio, 2008-/2010) *
  • Haydn’s Piano Sonata No.41 (Hob.XVI:26) in A Major…
    …Palindromically De- / Re- Constructed (2007, 2008) ***Kitty Cheung-Evans
  • Easy Organ Pieces (open folio, 2006/….) *
  • Transmutations for Solo Violin (2003) *
  • prelude, 3 movements and a melody for piano (2001, 2007/2003, 2007) *
  • Matrilineal Intertwinings, for organ
  • Prelude, for organ *
  • Lo Fatal, voice (1996/1998) **
duo
  • 6X6X6 … , for guitar and percussion (2000/….) *
  • 3 movements for violin and piano* (2001/2002) *
  • 3 other movements for violin and piano (2006/….) *
  • Dance of the Maladroit, for two pianos (1999/2002) **
  • A Rhythmic Nightmare: Variations on a Rhythm, flute and piano (1996)
  • 3 improvisations for guitar and trumpet (2003) ***PJE and Jeff Claassen
    in the style of Ruth Crawford Seeger
    in the style of Edgard Varese
    in the style of Frank Zappa
  • Same Time Same Place, for 2 voices (2004/….) *
  • Self-transposing (at the Seventh or Ninth) Fractal Double-Retrograde Puzzle Canon with Hexachordal Inversions and Non-Retrogradable Isorhythms, interpolated with the Timbral-Temporal Super-Structure of Edgard Varese’s Nocturnal, in Sixteen Parts (2008/2009) ***EAAE
trio
  • nine unordered movement for piano trio (open folio, 2011/2012)*
  • The Third Time’s the Charm, clarinet, flute and guitar (1997)
quartet
  • MP/FQ, for 2 flutes, 2 guitars and pre-recorded sound (2008)
  • Muy Pesada for four guitars (1997/1998) *
  • Flute Quartet in G, Eb, and B (1998/1999) *
  • Tao Te Ching #2: A Re-Interpretation via Simultaneous Translations, for 4 voices (2008) *
  • Tao Te Ching #25: In Homage to B-flat, for 4 voices (2013) *
quintet
  • Quintet for the beginning of Tang 
    • tpt, voice, perc, cello, clar.
      (commissioned for the opening of the Tang Teaching Museum, 2000)
programmatic nonets
  • First Nations (1998)
  • under the guise (2003)
other ‘Jazzy’
  •  Peanuts Salted a la Varese, jazz tune arranged (2008/2009) *
  • Hanging with Philip K, jazz tune and arrangement (2007-8/2009) *
  • three unrelated sketches for ‘jazz’ trio (open folio, 2006-/2012) *
    “modularity”, “lowest common multiple of 12, 16 and 32”, “colors”

Perpetual Canons (open folio, 2006-/2010) *

  • I. Triple Augmention, Recto et Roverso at the fifth, for two
  • II. Retrograde at the seventh, for two
  • III. Retrograde, with non-coincidence of rhythm, for two
  • IV. Fractal Atonal, for three
  • V. Fractal Tonal (for two pianos or four single-line instruments)
  • Perpetual Mensural Isomelic Isorhythm: “I dreamed…, I dreamed…, I dreamed…, ” for three voices

2003 CD Projects

  • Breaking Toothpicks, spoken-composed collage, in the style of Lumpy Gravy (2003)
  • Clockwork Cacophony


*denotes availability for performance
** denotes currently being re-arranged or still ‘in-process’
*** denotes in the hands of artists (temporarily unavailable)