(new things added to top of each
performances, activities, etc.
Study for Epitaph, a
stereo study towards the four-channel work (4 minutes, AIFF file).
Composed with MEAP and some Java software. Some notes on
the MEAP site (and an MP3 version).
of Movement in E Major for John Cage,
by Miwako Abe, on New
Electric guitar on Christian Wolff's Ten
Exercises CD, New World Records 80658.
version of Anna's Music Box, in
Max/MSP, ported by Charles DeTar
recording of "Sweet
Betsy from Pike", with Nora Jacobson (accordion and voice), played
on the Lou Harrison National Just Intonation Resonator guitar.
(12/15/05). recorded, mixed and edited by travis garrison (with lp).
Lyrics are from the Ruth Crawford Seeger, 22 American Folk Songs collection.
I'd Like to Sing With You Tonight,
David Mahler, Julie Hannify, LP. CD of songs by David Mahler and
others. Frog Peak Music FP012.
in-progress project to record a CD length version of Eine Kleine Gamelan Computer Music,
this winter, at RPI, in collaboration with Daniel Goode and a number of
with Odd Appetite (Nathan Davis, Ha Yang Kim), where we played
Andressen's Workers' Union,
my freeHorn, Christian
Wolff's Excercise #16, Dirk
(,) Rodney's Quasi-Paralude
#7, some other things. Dartmouth, November, 2005
DIY Canons, CD, from Pogus
Recordings, of other composers
realizing my FVC #13. (Nice review
and some links here).
jargon, recording of the
premiere (also iiivxii at the
end). NYC, April,
2005, Flexible Orchestra. Website with
score of jargon.
Four Voice Canon #18 (“Trio Canon for
Christian Wolff”) published in SoundVisions,
PFAU Publications, Saarbrucken, Germany
work with Ilya Monosov, released on his CD architectures on air and other works,
Elevator Bath CDs.
Too Late, CD, David Mahler and
Hannify, LP (guitars, mandolins). Mostly songs by David. Frog Peak Music FP011.
mp3 of live performance in
santa fe, april 2004, with david dunn on violin
Like Dreaming, film score, for independent film by director Nora
Jacobson (just released on DVD).
and Computers, web text, with java applets, Key Publishing. Written
with douglas repetto phil burk, dan rockmore, mary roberts. Early draft free for
anyone to use.
ringtones for phil burk's new cell phone synthesis engine. Four or
five of these are bundled with the Treo 600 cellphone on the market
The Music of American Folk
Song, edited unfinished manuscript by Ruth Crawford Seeger,
University of Rochester Press. Co-edited by Judith Tick, and with
prefaces by Mike, Peggy and Pete Seeger.
CD with Chris Mann, douglas repetto, Christian Wolff, and Tom Erbe.
Am Filled With Heavenly Treasures, a new CD of Shaker Music, by the
Singers, directed by Mary Ann Haagen, on New World Music. (My wife,
daughter and I
have worked and sung with this group for years, and I helped record
(most available from Frog
- freeHorn software on web, with
an in-progress user manual, some other related links.
another round on the subject of tofurkey, The Dan Factor
(for Daniel Goode), and locoRhythmicana
(for nora jacobson), three new rounds.
- Fungimap. A round in four
rounds (with underground chorale). Text by Sarah Lloyd (et. al.)
- days, weeks,
months, years (solo piano)
- songs and toods. Five pieces
for solo guitar (or the Lou Harrison Just Intonation National Steel
Guitar). schneidertood; 85 chords (The Historical Tuning Problem);
Sweet Betsy from Pike; Eskimo Lullaby; Dismission of Great I.
- a birthday round for dan and his family
(from my perspective) in the form of an alphabetic
- Lonesome Road
(The Crawford Variations).
- explication, a new round regarding
my family's stance on alt.Thanksgiving.
- Four Voice Canon #4 (for marimbas). New
edition, October, 2005.
- Leave logs for frogs!. 3-part
round with a ground-bass, on a text by Sarah Lloyd. And I've started
putting up some rounds by friends, composers, and things I find
interesting at this
- to foster and encourage (Anna Study #4),
1.5 minute tape work commissioned by the American Music Center for
their Siday Music-on-Hold Project. It uses the voice of my daughter,
Anna Diamond Polansky, age 14. To read about it and the project and
hear the piece, go to the American
Music Center site.
and Honey, new edition of mandolin quartet arrangement of
Tenney rag. (title page)
- to foster and encourage (Anna Study #4). tape.
Commissioned by the American Music Center, Siday Music On Hold Project.
- jargon, for 12 cellos, flute,
trombone, clarinet. For the Flexible Orchestra. Written in JMSL/Java.
2004-2005. website for this piece.
- iiivxii (tooaytood 13), for 12
cellos and winds. For
the Flexible Orchestra. March, 2005. on
- hopkins center, march 2005.
Sound/video installation with Jack Wilson. Binaural recordings and
digital video of the nether regions of the
Hopkins Center. Dartmouth Faculty Art Show,
Jaffe-Freide Gallery, Spring, 2005.
(tooaytood 12), four
pieces for solo violin, for Miwako Abe (2/05).
- tooaytoods 1-11, piano (and a few
arranged for guitar), 2 second pieces
- edtoods, three progessive studies for trumpet
- dannytoods, four progessive studies
for solo clarinet, for dan goode (12/04)
- glockentood, two glockenspiel
parts, voice, one performer (11/04). Published by Smith Publications.
five mandolins, for terry pender, 11/04 (written in
four small pieces
(organ, two guitars, solo tenor sax, accordion), 10-11/04 (written in
violin and small percussion, for miwako abe, 10/04 (written in
five pieces for solo trumpet, 8/04
performances, activities, etc.
- Kentaro Noda's performance
the tooaytoods #1-11.
- Two talks on mathematics and music at the Santa
things considered, NPR, about to
foster and encourage and the other
American Music Center "on-hold" commissions. Articles in various
newspapers as well (including LA
(tooaytood #12) (two of them) performed at Cal Arts, "one-note
piece" concert curated by Mike Winter, 5/9/05
1,2,3,5,8,9,11, Dartmouth College Festival of New Musics, Reiko
- jargon and iiivxii
premiered, flexible orchestra,
nyc, april, 2005
with Jody Diamond, about Frog Peak and our own work, New Hampshire
Public Radio, Front Porch,
in NH Business Review about Frog Peak, taken from this interview.
recording of Ron Nagorcka's Artimadae, a major chamber
work including fretless electric guitar,
Australian Broadcasting Company, Hobart, Tasmania (also, the group did
a few performances of the piece in Launceston and Hobart).
recorded Ron's trio, Colloruncincla
Harmonica, for fretless
electric, two samplers that came out in February on beautiful project
called Rhythms of the Tarkine,
a combination CD and book birdsong/naturalist that Ron did with
the writer/naturalist Sarah Lloyd. I think this is
available from Ron's
website, as well as Frog Peak
- Posted an mp3 of F. Rzewski's
(from 1974) and early performances of C. Wolff's Exercises from some old
- Posted a video of the only
performance of Nick Didkovsky's Lottery Piece, from
- Posted an mp3 and aiff of a
very early performance by David Tudor of Wolff's For
Prepared Piano, from 1952.