Tags: Electronics

SO I WANT TO WRITE A PIECE ABOUT JOHN CAGE (2010)

String quintet, prepared piano, percussion, live electronics and projections (25’). Commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress. Premiered by the ADORNO Ensemble. In So I Want To…, a repeated strain of music is heard at the beginning of the piece—an amalgam of disparate aesthetics—one that is somehow both static and continuously permutating as […]

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DO YOU FEEL LOVE? (2010)

Singer/speaker and interactive electronics (MAX/MSP) (5’). I envision this piece as somewhat of a cabaret for insane people. The performance goes like this: using a type of animation algorithm in MAX/MSP called biroids, I manipulate the appearance of an animated visualization which, in turn, alters the playback speed, filtering, and a number of other variables […]

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THE SPACE BETWEEN US (2010)

Live electronics (MAX/MSP interacting with LilyPad Arduino eTextiles) and dancers (6’).  For Utam Moses. The Space Between Us is a collaborative electronic music + modern dance piece for computationally enhanced dancers and MAX/MSP, a programming language for interactive music and multimedia. The dancers’ costumes are augmented a wearable microcomputer (LilyPad Arduino), a wireless transmitter, and […]

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ICHABOD (2009)

Amplified flute, oboe, clarinet and piano with electronics and dancers (5’). This musical setting is one depicting the chase of the modern Ichabod by Fear both imagined and real. Musically highlighting the phantasmagoric nature of the story, three live instruments (each personifying emotions of our central character) are amplified, becoming disembodied and projected into different […]

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