|1-1||Applicants Must Possess The Following Skills #7||4:45|
|1-2||Cluster Fantasy I||20:13|
|1-3||Applicants Must Possess The Following Skills #6||15:43|
- Artwork By – Violet Banks
1. Applicants Must Possess The Following Skills #7
My obsession with work, in concept and practice, necessity and
desire - constructed entirely of a small sample of my wife
and me speaking, reading want ads, thoroughly processed.
2.Cluster Fantasy I
I am fascinated, like Feldman and Xenakis, with that point of perception
at which complexity dissolves into simplicity, and simplicity reveals intrinsic
complexity. I find it exhilarating to lose my sense of what exactly is
happening in a piece of music, or whether, in fact, anything is happening
3.Applicants Must Possess The Following Skills #6
In which dozens of more or less random asynchronous cycles of
manipulated data that intersect, interact, and occasionally cancel one
another out, are imposed upon 3 samples of the human voice, speaking
and singing in an echo of processes that I trust will be familiar even if the
results are not.
No sound sources other than the voices of my wife, myself, and a mystery
guest(!) were used. An improvisatory version of this piece was perfomed
live at the Werehouse July 14th, 2004, in Winston-Salem, NC.
Talea I was an instrumental work for 2 violins and cello that premiered at
the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in 1998, in Winston-Salem.