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A Gospel Sermon for analog tape (1983)      program note

                                 

A Still, Small Voice for violoncello, Video, Dancer and Interactive Electroacoustic processing

                                      score

Jolt (A Still Small Voice) University of Iowa Dancers/Iowa City

                                

Ancient Castles
for electric clarinet, laser beam and dancer

the dimension beam is a MIDI controller that allows the dancer to either trigger MIDI events or sounds or continuously adjust continuous controllers with her movements.    program note

performance:  Scan 97 festival, Benjamin Franklin Museum, Philadelphia     

                                   

performance: Artist Series, Emory University, Atlanta Georgia/ October 4, 1997

                                



Ancient Voices II for saxophone, violin and piano            score

Beginnings for alto saxophone and piano 

                                          score

California Moods for alto saxophone and piano 

                                    program note


Circle Dance
for string quartet 

                                    score sample

Collection 2011 for solo piano (2011)

                                    score

Colors for clarinet, contrabassoon, percussion,harp, piano, violin/Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1968

                                  

Concerto I for alto saxophone and analog sounds  

                                     score sample

 
Conversations
for piano and interactive electroacoustic processing

                                                     score        program note


Crystals 2
for tuba and analog tape                                               program note

Cycle for voice and electronic sounds

                                    

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Dance Figures for clarinet, piano and tape

Philip Rehfeldt/clarinet, Barney Childs/piano

University of Redlands, March 18, 1987

                            

September 21, 1989

                            


Dance for Celeste for analog electronic sounds and dance (1970s)

                            


Dayscapes for clarinet and interactive electroacoustic processing

                                     score sample       


Dialogue
for voice and piano

                                    score sample


Electric Colors of Spring
for clarinet and interactive electroacoustic processing

performance with two live clarinets

                           

performance with one live clarinet, one clarinet on tape and dancer (University ofWyoming)

                    

performance with one live clarinet, one clarinet on tape and dancer (New York City)

                    

Electric Mozart for windcontroller, prepared sounds and dance/University of Wyoming

                    

Elegy for Daniel Pearl for alto saxophone, soprano voice, dance and narrator

performance: October 23, 2011: University Center Theater-University of Memphis/ Concert of Harmony for Humanity in honor of Daniel Pearl

                    

Entrance Music for clarinet and piano                       score        program note


Evening Songs
for solo clarinet

                                  score sample        program note


excerpt from a performance-close-up camera: Bowling Green State University/Bryan Recital Hall

                    

full performance-distant camera: Bowling Green State University/Kobacker Hall

                    

performance: University of Wyoming

                    

performance: Dia Art Foundation, Tribeca, New York, NY/May 4, 1991

                    


Four Bruce
 for wind ensemble

                                   score       

Four in Six for string Quartet

Gaudeamus String Quartet/Gaudeamus International Festival, 1976

                         

Minnesota Composers Forum String Quartet/Grinnell College

                         

Frame  for six flutes

                        


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Ghosts
  for clarinet, alto saxophone, piano and fixed electronics

                               score sample      program notes


Gifts
  for violin, piano, dance and alternative video and narration

                                        Ebb & Flow Festival, Seabury Hall Pas, Makawao, Hawaii/July 9,2011

                                        31st  annual Bowling Green State University New Music Festival

                                        31st  annual Festival with close camera edits

                                           SymphonySpace, New York City

Images for orchestra (1968)

                     

Impressions of Birth   for chorus, two pianos and percussion

                                     score


Invisible Images
 for violin, cello, percussion, piano and computer-generated sounds

                              score sample      


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Jesus' Daughter
  (an Intermedia Opera) for Clarinet, Percussion, Interactive Video Processing, solo voice, Children’s Chorus, Electroacoustic Processing and Dance/this version was edited from several different performances with special effects in a television studio and is intended as a video installation.

                         score       program booklet

performance from a live performance on stage at Lourdes College in Toledo, Oh

                   

Maggie Moore talk radio show, Toledo, Oh 1370 am 4-13-95

                           

Maggie Moore talk radio show two, Toledo, Oh 1370 am

                           

television interview on Am Saturday, nov 5, 1995of Celesta Haraszti/dancer-chreographer of Jesus' Daughter

                   

Silent Rage for prepared electroacoustic sounds and dancer.  This work was first a "stand alone" movement that was eventually incorporated into the intermedia opera Jesus' Daughter.  This performance was November 12, 1991 on a Faculty Composers Concert at Bowling Green State University

                   

Silent Rage performance: Artus Theater, Budapest, Hungary, 1999

                   

Small Talk for clarinet, realtime and prepared electronic music, perc, children's chorus and dance.  This work was first a "stand alone" movement that was eventually incorporated into the intermedia opera Jesus' Daughter.  This performance took place in the spring of 1994 at Bowling Green State University

                   

Illusions for Smalltalk for clarinet, realtime and prepared electronic music, percussion and dance.  This work was first a "stand alone" movement that was eventually incorporated into the intermedia opera Jesus' Daughter.  This performance took place October 1, 1992 in Kobacker Hall at Bowling Green State University

                   

Just Dances for tenor saxophone and marimba (2014), Bobby Streng-tenor saxophone and Izzy Huang- marimba

                            

Masks  for clarinet and real-time analog electronic music

                             program note

Bowling Green State University Faculty Composers Concert, November 12, 1991

                   

performance: Dia Art Foundation/Tribeca, New York, NY/May 4, 1991

                   


Meditations
for clarinet, interactive analog electroacoustic music processing and dance

premiere performance march 1995

                               score         program note

introduction to the composition and performance: university of wisconsin dance space

                   

tape compiled and edited from several performances

                           

excerpt from a performance at Scan 97/Benjamin Franklin Museum, Philadelphia

                   

Governor's State University, November 10, 1994

                   

performance: Artist Series, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia/October 4, 1997

                   

performance: Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY/May 4, 1991

                   


Misogamy
for string quartet and electronic tape

                    

Mixtures for voices, flute, clarinet, horn, violin and tape (1970s)

                    

Moments 1981 for two clarinets, two flutes and piano

Arizona State University, 1984

                    

Moondance for clarinet and real-time analog electronic music

                      

Faculty Composers Concert, Bowling Green State Universty, November 12, 1991

                   


Morning Calls
for solo clarinet and orchestra

                                 score

    


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  Night Calls for clarinet, analog electronic sounds and dance (performance 1993)

                                                       score

Night Dances for solo clarinet, dancer and orchestra

Ball State University New Music Festival, feb 21, 1986                           

audio excerpt

                                      program note    score

full audio-visual performance

                         


Night Scenes
for solo piano

                           &∓nbsp;  score sample        program note

Night Visions for amplified clarinet, interactive audio and video using amiga mandala software and dancer performance recorded in a television studio(1993)

                           

documentation of pre-concert equipment setup and performance at the u of Las Vegas (1990) by VideoLady of San Bernardino, Ca

                           

performance at the International Computer Music Conference at The Ohio State University

                           

introduction and performance: University of Wisconsin

                   

performance with native american flute at the end:4th National Symposium of Electronic Miusic, Ted Mann Auditorium, U of Minnesota, November 6, 1993

                 

Passages for soprano saxophone and piano

                 


Playthings
for clarinet and dance: Artus Theater, Budapest, Hungary, 1999

                              score sample


Playthings Revisted
for clarinet, realtime electroacoustic music processing, dance, video and BodySynth for solo dancer

                             score sample      


Polygraph II
for piano and realtime analog electronic music processing

                        


Polygraph III
for clarinet and analog tape

                        


Polygraph IV
for viola and analog tape

                        


Polygraph V
for flute and analog tape (Judith Bentley-flute)

                        


Polygraph VI
for flute, harp and analog tape (Judith Bentley-flute, Ruth Inglefiel-harp)

                        


Polygraph VII
for bass flute and analog tape (Judith Bentley-flute)

                        


Primal Landscapes
for amplified native american flute and computer        program note

performance: Bowling Green State University/Bryan Recital Hall

                    

performance: Artist Series, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga/October 4, 1997

                    

performance: University of Wisconsin dance space

                    

performance:  Society of Composers, Inc National Conference, Miami

                        

performance: Scan 97, Benjamin Franklin Museum, Philadelphia

                        


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Quartet for solo trombone and three videos (1993)

                    


Quintet
for flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, and violoncello

                             score


Rabbi
  for computer generated sounds

                            


Rape Poems of Frances Driscoll
for clarinet, interactive electroacoustic processing and dance

                    


Righteous Moments
for amplifed clarinet with realtime electronic processing, electric percussion and dance       program note

performance: Bowling Green State University: clarinet, electric percussion and solo dancer

                          program note

performance by Footnotes Dance Company, Hardford, Conn., March 20, 1998

                    

performance: Artist Series, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga/October 4, 1997

                    

Romance for piano and tape

performance Arizona State University, June 20, 1983, Frances Burnett-pianist

                    

Secret Gardens for woodwind quintet, alto saxophone, percussion and prepared tape

                  &∓nbsp;       score       program note

performance Baylor University, March 16, 1983

                    


Sensations
for clarinet and analog tape

                    

Shades of for amplified clarinet, realtime electroacoustic processing and dance


faculty composers concert at Bowling Green State University, November 12, 1991

                     

performance:  University of Las Vegas Dance Studio

                     

introduction to the technology integrating the clarinet with the modules, followed by a performance: University of Wisconsin dance space

                     

performance: Dia Art Foundation, Tribeca, New York, NY/May 4, 1991

                     

Solo for viola and tape

february 24, 1988/ The tape to this work is the same tape used for Concerto I for saxophone and tape, but the solo viola part is totally new.

                    

Song Cycle for Tape Alone

                           program note


Sounds and Wails from the Past
for piano duo

                    


String Quartet for Tape Alone

                           program note


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The Dancer
(a video)

                                                  program note


The Gathering
for flute/piccolo and alto saxophone

Bicinia Duo

                     

                             score sample      program note


Trilogy
( a video)

                     program note

Velvet Glaciers for solo clarinet and realtime electronic music processing

performance:  Bowling Green State University, April 6, 1994

                 

Voices for voice and contrabass (recording)

   &∓nbsp;                       program note

Voices Spain performance

                          

Voices Chicago premiere performance at the International Bass Society Conference

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WaterLillies
for amplified native american flute, interactive electroacoustic processing,BodySynth Wireless Sensor System,interactive video processing and dance

                    program note

performance:WaterLillies/New Music & Art Festival 19, Bowling Green State University

                


Whispers
for fixed sounds

                   &∓nbsp;   program note

performance: with dance/MU theater in Budapest

                


Wind Whispers, Sounds and Shouts
for clarinet and electronics

                     program note   score


Womin
for chorus, synthesizer, interactive audio and video processing and dance

premiere performance: masterworks chorale (Terry Eder, conductor), Epworth United Methodist Church, toledo, oh June 3, 1990

                                score

Bowling Green State University Collegiate Chorale

               

Cleveland State University Chorale-Cleveland

                           


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 Other Composers' Works

Tarogato for clarinet, electroacoustic sounds and dance by composer Larry Austin

performance one: electric arts duo and friends/kobacker Hall, Bowling Green State University 20th Annual New Music & Art Festival

             

performance two: electric arts duo and friends/Bowling Green State University

             


excerpt from Love Poem in Blue for clarinet, electronic processing, performance artist, percussion and interactive video (an intermedia collaboration production for theToledo Arts Commission)

             

Temporal Silences for radio drum, clarinet and dance-Richard Boulanger, composer/SEAMUS National Conference 1994 (Middlebury College). The radio drum was developed by Max Mathews, allowing a performer to control the tempo and volume of a recorded sequence in concert, in this case providing counterpoint to the clarinet and dance.

             

Le Tracce di Kronos, i Passi, composer James Dashow, for clarinet, prepared electronic sounds and dance.  Performance is at the Hear Festival in Savar Hungary/1997

             

Max Mathews and Richard Boulanger-radio drums, Maureen Chowning-soprano voice, Burton Beerman-clarinet, Celesta Haraszti-dance/complete concert, Bryan Recital Hall Bowling Green State University, March 16, 1992/


 chamber music of Steven Everett: Emory University/Atlanta, Ga.  composition for chamber ensemble and digital audio design using SymbolicSound audio design box

             


music of George Logemann: composition for clarinet, electronics and dance/Governor's state U, Chicago:October 10, 1994

             







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Tikvah Concert Chicago

Video Concert

techno-intermedia opera

bgsu new music festival one

aca festival

enso string quartet

house of representatives proclamation

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electric arts duo

tikvah

tikvah

celesta

Bodysynth vienna


BodySynth and review of music

Tikvah conference

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memphis

celesta in nyc

governor's award

seamus journal

oregon

ead

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BurtonBeerman

From-Jesus-Daughter

voices

Celesta

ebb and flow festival in hawaii

performance of Mixtures for chorus, instruments and electronic sounds at Fresno State

program booklet for Jesus' Daughter

distinguished professor

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american music week

southwestern college