scores 
polansky
9/4/14

(Some instrumental scores are not yet on this site, but available thru Frog Peak Music).


archival recordings (of some of these pieces)
list of compositions
other scores (by other people, arrangements, incidental pieces, etc.)



(Alphabetical)

3 Cello Tunes. Cello.

3 New Hampshire Songs. Choir
Litany
Proposition
Doggerel
(bass, tenor, alto, soprano)
Notes
Title Pages

3 Translations for Electric Guitar (minmaj, rive, quasi-paralude x)
          
34 Chords (Christian Wolff in Hanover and Royalton)

3 Pieces for Bass and Psalterion
I. funquitood
II. Dismission (stretched)
III. doofunquitood
Title and notes

3 Pieces for Trombone and Tuba. For Matthew Barbier. 2011

3 Pieces for Two Pianos (and optional interloods). For Joe Kubera and Sarah Cahill. Commisioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University

30 Rounds (macdowell diary). 31 rounds written at the MacDowell Colony in the form of a diary

5 Piano Haiku. Piano

9 events (quartet) for christian, doug, robert and me. Piano (melodica/percussion), percussion, bass, guitar. 2011

10 strings (9 events). Guitar and violin. For James Moore and Andie Springer. 2011

172 chords. Piano and optional other instruments

51 Melodies. for two electric guitars and rock band (or any two melody instruments, also solo electric guitar and rock band)

51 Harmonies (instrumental part). Three percussionists, electric guitar, live computer systems
score
notes

!tearrimmedis. Tuba, trombone, and french horn (or any number of variable pitch instruments)

abetoods (for solo violin) (tooaytoods #12). Four pieces for solo violin
abetood
atood
btood
e(h)tood
cover
al het (for the peoples of nicaragua). Voice and slendro gender/pelog gambang (one player). (Hebrew title)

all things, beings, equal. Sax. (for taimur sullivan) (part of "all things..." series)
note on the whole series

another you (17 variations for solo harp in just intonation)

An Unhappy Set of Coincidences. Flute and bass; or solo keyboard; or low and high instruments

approaching the azimuth...  Clarinet. (for matt ingalls) (part of "all things..." series)
cover page and notes
see all things, beings, equal

Bedhaya Sadra/Bedhaya Guthrie
. Clarinet, opt. gender and kemanak
Arrangement by Dan Goode. Original version published in Perspectives of New Music

rbdmb (B'midbar) (Numbers).  Solo piano. 17 pieces, notes, and cover

catchaiku. Guitar and percussion (for Toon Callier and Jeroen Stevens)

The Casten Variation. For ensemble, or piano solo. 1993-4

Choir (Empi's Solo). Voice and computer generated tape. Co-composed with Marie-Pauline Esguerra.

Christian Music. PDF files of the four colored large cards, designed in collaboration with Laura Grey. Fronts and backs. (These are available from Frog Peak Music, or contact me if you'd like a set)
Christian Music. (2-part round). Pencil sketch for edition of 2- and 4- part rounds. 2006-7

cinderella. Flute. (for margaret lancaster) (part of "all things..." series)
see all things, beings, equal

Compassion. Electric guitar. arrangement of a Shaker four-part hymn

days, weeks, months, years. Piano. (Jan., 2006)

edtoods. trumpet quartet
edtood 1, edtood 2,  etood 3
transposed versions (1, 2, 3)
notes

Dismission (pianotood). Piano (Dec., 2006)

Dismission (pianotood) 2. Piano (Dec., 2006). Two versions (regular, stretched)

Ensembles of Note (score)
special flute part written for margaret lancaster
flute partflute part (with written out pulse); flute part (midi realization)
slug companions (alternate version written for UCSC Contemporary Ensemble)
DANM Dance Band lyrics: Ensemble of Robot or Robots of Note (2014) (thanks to Kristin Erickson)

Essays for String Quartet
1. Don't You Hear the Lambs a' Crying?
2. v
3. ldgty (Yitgadal), Yitgadal (rising)
Yitgadal and Yitgadal (rising) tuning charts
Performance Notes
Main Title Page, Individual Title Pages

for jim, ben and lou (3 pieces for guitar, harp and percussion)
title
I. Preamble (for Jim Tenney)
II. ≈alp [wr (Rue Plats) (Resting Place) (for Ben Johnston)
III. The World's Longest Melody ("The Ever-Widening Halfstep") (for Lou Harrison)

Four Bass Studies (what do to when the night comes). String bass

four doods (@ $6.25).
1. (monophony) for 2 clarinets. #2 (homophony) for 2 tubas. #3 (polyphony) for 2 accordions. #4 (heterophony) for 2 violins. 2010

Four Pedagogical Rounds for Dan Rockmore
i. prime numbers ii. wonderment iii. memorias (too much of a good thing) iv. intuitionism

Four Voice Canon #4 . Four marimbas (new edition, October, 2005)

Four Voice Canon #7. Gamelan
Generic score. (Simple 6532 score)
(on the Cold Blue recording, the tempi used are voice 1 = 60; 2 = 17/12 = 85; 3 = 29/12 = 145; 4 = 43/12 = 215)

Four Voice Canon #17 (guitar canon)

Four Voice Canon #22 ( rKzy (Yizkor) for James Tenney)
FVC #22a. Six trumpets
FVC #22b. 12 brass instruments/players.
    Title page and notes
FVC #22c. Eight violins

Four Voice Canons (general)

freeHorn. (Java software and notes on the piece).

"...getting rid of the glue..."
. Classical guitar.

Hensley Variations
. Flute, viola, guitar.

htood. Piano. 2007, rev. 2011.

hocket for percussion quartet. 2009.

hojas nuevas. Piano. 2010

Horn. French horn, tape (or live electronics).

iiiisiv joan (tooaytoods #14). Piano. Title page.
    practice midifiles for "joan's recent visit..."

ii-v-i .  Two electric guitars.
Performance notes
iiivxii (tooaytood #13). cellos and winds.

ivt. One or two pianos. for sarah cahill.

ivtoo. Multiple guitars or guitar(s) and taped guitar(s).

jargon. 12 cellos and winds.

k-toods. Two pianos or piano 4 hands
1. Growth Spurt 2. Tween 3. Not in this house! 4. Baby Pictures 5. One thing at a time
(One thing... example, One thing... example midifile)

Ladies Auxiliary
. Large ensemble. (Bb melody part, chords part). Notes and title.

lissatoods. solo trumpet.

Lonesome Road (The Crawford Variations).
Solo piano.

Miwakatood. Violin and small percussion. title page and notes.

Movement in E Major for John Cage
. Violin and piano.

Movement for Andréa Smith. (My Funny Valentine for just string quartet). 2 violins, 2 violas.

Movement for Lou Harrison. (for just bass quartet). Four string basses. (Graphic version).

Neighborhoods of Note.  Suzuki pianists. (This piece is an early "version" of Ensembles of Note).

Now My Dear Companions. 
Voices, flute/piccolo, clarinet, trombone, percusion, electric guitar. One of the Five Shaker Songs.

(number piece). One minute work as part of the Cage100 Party Pieces Project. (2012)

old paint. Solo piano.

onceatoods
. Four computer composed pieces. Poojatood (tenor sax), tooguitartood (two classical guitars), sunday organ piece for church (organ), noratood (accordion).

Ontslaan (toontood). For 4-5 electric guitars. For Toon Callier and Zwerm. Premiered, Belgium, April 2009.

Pardalotes, eucalypts, and lerps. Five rounds on texts by Sarah Lloyd.
Pardalotes, eucalypts and lerps
Lerps?
True Bugs
The Smallest and the Lightest
Pardalotes, eucalypts, and lerps (together)

Pedagogy. For six singer/guitarists. (round, part of "Two Belgian Rounds"). (see Toon and Jutta Live in Antwerp)

Perception, a round for piano and signers (ASL)

Piano Study #1 (for Carl Ruggles)
Piano Study #2 (March in D)

Piker. Solo piccolo, or solo wind.

(p)safety. Solo piano.

Quartet in F For Paula Ravitz. Piano, viola, clarinet, trombone. (May also substitute tuba for trombone)

Roads to Chimacum
. For string quartet, or mandolin quartet. 1992

Rounds (miscellaneous) (this is incomplete, also see rounds page)

! ['bang"] (2012) (for corky)
!∆ ["bang-delta"] (2009) (for michael byron)
1/16/13 (2013) (for beals)
3x17 (2012)
4-part round for laura steenberge (2 voices, 2 basses, 1 person)
8/68
aggadic midrash (16/Nisan/5773)
alacrity (2013)
alarum (2013)
anti-war round, anti-war round (II). (First is from B'midbar)
antwerp
bereavement
big shift! (for anna) (2012)
biographical dictionary entry (for michael byron)
A Birthday Round for Dan and his family (2005) (for Dan Rockmore)
rqwb . for sarah lloyd's birthday, 2010
borland street para-culinary report (2009) (for judith tick and steve oleskey)
call and response (fall, 2013)
census (feeding frenzy) (2012)
col yom (every day) (2013)
#[DoWhat?AllYes/No?(ok)Back]  (an ASL loan sign round for signers in 5 parts)
The Dan Factor (2006) (a timely permuation round in slendro for daniel goode)
detritus haiku
divinorum
echolalia (9/4/14)
emoroundicon (round with compassionate hocket)
entreaty (see what to do?)
extra innings (a round in two parts and two speeds) for david mahler (2009)
exuberance (for lise johnson)
historical events (for ben and caroline)
hurry home
illuminations
Kites in the meadow!
leap second
locoRhythmicana. (an 8-part round for Nora Jacobson)
long playing (a decadent round for lauren pratt) (4/7/14)
los angeles
lullaby for beals. Originally written on the door to beals' room at douglas repetto and amy benson's apartment (pix). midi file
lullaby for lucia
miscommunication (Thanksgivukah round #1 (of 1)) (12/2/13) (vocaloid realization by Kristin Erickson)
misdirection
music 206
moving day
music 206
the natural order of things
new year's day at joe's (a catch)
notable exception
One Day in Toronto (an epithalamian). lyrics by Jody Diamond.
one more day
primer
prosperity (for mike winter) (4/30/13)
righteous dudette
sage advice!
santa rosa
Saturday, August 4th, 2012 (recording by Adrian Chi Tenney)
scarlet tanager (2008) (for amy charlotte benson)
self-reflection (a 6 part pedagogy)
shell game (7/4/2013)
πøswn ryv (4/15/14, 16 Nisan 5794)
singular accomplishment!
sof hayom
stating the obvious (3/14/13)
tattoo
A Thank You Round (with ground bass) in seven parts for the Runnemede 3-4 Class of Ms. Janet Sweezey
Three Lowland Rounds
to do list (catch) for dan and ann
tofurkey rounds:
explication, a celebratory round) (2005);  yet another round on the subject of tofurkey (2006); in re !tofurkey (2007); another perspective on tofurkey (2008); ornithology (2011)
toon and jutta live in antwerp (two singers/harpist and guitarist) (2009) (part of "Two Belgian Rounds," also see Pedagogy)
transcontinental warren
vii^ii
viiity (3/8/14)
visibility report
vit (alternate, simpler version) (for nora jacobson) (2012)
the way down east
y o y o y o (for mike seeger) (2009)

Rounds on texts by Sarah Lloyd
an accounting (for sarah lloyd) (2010)
common things (2011)
grunt, honk, whistle or quack (2009) (and the Central Field North Naturalist's site, and Sarah Lloyd's sound project)
a skink just snuk across the floor and skinks are never wrong (2009)
common things (2011)
leave logs for frogs!
Are Your Platypuses Healthy?
Fungimap. A round in four rounds (with underground chorale) (on a text by Lloyd et. al.)
Don't Tidy Up! (Version 1, Version 2)
It's Difficult Not to Love a Pelican
two slime mould rounds (2010)
what to do? (also see entreaty)
reasonable expectations (2012)
tympanocryptis (2012)

New York Rounds (2009)
the antipodes (2 gotham rounds)
broome street bar
esb
hinterlands and accompaniment
hudson ecclesiastical view
new york life

Five Ostrava Rounds (confession; sisterhood; halda; clumpiness; 329)

Sascha's Song (for the peoples of Chile). Instrumental/tape version. Score. Clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone, violin, bass.

[mv Sh'ma: Fuging Tune in G. Flute, alto flute, violin, viola, cello, bass, percussion.
Cover Page and Performance Notes
This is the new edition made by Dennis Kitsz and myself. Parts.
This piece was originally published in Soundings 11, edited by Peter Garland. Original manuscript.

Simple Song (agnosia). Piano and voice. 2010

Six Declarations. Clarinet and speaker.

Songs and Toods, 5 pieces for the Lou Harrison National Just Intonation Guitar (or conventional guitar)

tetherball. 6 percussionists (or any six performers)
Book I
Book II (Title, notes, and frengelmusics)
Book II (continued) II

Steinmehrhund. Solo piano

Study for Milwaukee Blues (three tap dancers, or three percussionists) (1986)
Notes (tif, pdf)
Score (tif, pdf)

The Time is Now. Text by Melody Sumner. Voice, clarinet, flute, viola, guitar, bass (1987)

Three Monk Tunes. Tap dancer and percussionist

The World's Longest Melody (ensemble)
. Electric guitar, bass, drums, and optional soloists.

Three Rimbaud Settings. Soprano and percussion.

tooaytoods 1-11. solo piano (two arranged for el. guitar duet; and #6 for el. guitar quartet)
(#3, 5, 7, 9 arranged for electric guitar quartet by Toon Callier)

tooaytoods 17, for string quartet. a, b, c, d, f, g

toovviivfor. Electric guitar quartet

tritune. (3 pieces). Two electric guitars. Commissioned by Kobe Van Cauwenberghe and Matthias Koole. 2013

Two Can Float as Cheap as One. Piano.
              1997 edits, a few corrections on the score

Two Children's Songs. Tuba and trombone; or two bass winds; or any two melody instruments.

Two Minute Warning. Solo trumpet. (for ed carroll) (part of "all things..." series)

vfty. Trumpet canon. Trumpets, or winds.

lvmlw (V'leem'shol). Five flutes.

וְיַעַל (v'ya'al) (and he ascended) for nine pitched instruments. For Steven Miller. (non-coincidental canon). 2014 (parts)

Will You Miss Me (solo version; transfer harp and untrained voice). (Some higher-rez, cleaner copies).

Will You Miss Me (ensemble: flute, bass, just harp, untrained male voice).
Performance notes and errata
ldgty (Yitgadal). Guitar, cello, violin, viola, harp, percussion, and any melody instruments.
Titles, notes
Tuning Chart
Ascending, Descending (actual pitch)
Ascending, Descending (tablature)


OTHER SCORES