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Video of “…wash yourself of yourself”

Here is a video from a performance of my piece “…wash yourself of yourself” for piano and live electronics.  My wife, Chen-Hui Jen, is the pianist and I am running the electronics. This was performed at a concert on January … Continue reading

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(Repost) MP3 Blog #2: The Magical Resonance of the Piano

(Continuing a series of reposting some of my favorite old blogs posts that might have been shuffled away in the move to wordpress…) Charlemagne Palestine: Strumming Music (recorded 1974) For piano La Monte Young: The Well-Tuned Piano (1964-73-81-present) (excerpt from … Continue reading

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MP3 Blog #106: Cosmic Swirling Blues 3

The Little Colorado Gorge, approximately 15 miles from the Grand Canyon Charlemagne Palestine: The Lower Depths Charlemagne Palestine, piano Currently out of print *   *   *   *   * It keeps pulling me down.  Lines keep descending, spoken phrases keep falling, … Continue reading

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MP3 Blog #102: “Towards ‘The Midnight Sun’”

Joji Yuasa: Towards “The Midnight Sun”  –  Homage to Ze-Ami (1984) For piano and quadraphonic computer generated tape Performed by Cecil Lytle This recording is currently out of print.  Another one featuring pianist Aleck Karis is available here. *   *   … Continue reading

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MP3 Blog #101: “…wash yourself of yourself”

Jacob David Sudol: “…wash yourself of yourself” (2009-2010) For piano and performed live electronics Performed by Chen-Hui Jen and Jacob David Sudol *   *   *   *   * “…wash yourself of yourself” incorporates two electronics techniques that I developed in 2008 … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #94: Some Older Two-Part Compositions

J.S. Bach:From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1Prelude in b flat minorFugue in b flat minor Performed by Glenn Gould Available on this compact disc Fryderyk Chopin:Two Nocturnes, Opus 55#15 in f minor#16 in E flat major Performed by Arthur Rubinstein … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #67: Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas:“Hommage à Ligeti” (1985)For two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apartPerformed by Marino Formenti Available on this compact disc from Col Legno String Quartet #1 (1997)Performed by the Kairos Quartet Available on compact disc through Edition Zeitklang * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #64: “Inner Music”

Jacob David Sudol:“Inner Music” (2006-07)For percussion, piano, harpsichord, and live hexaphonic electronics Performed by the Contemporary Keyboard Society * * * * * “Il n’est d’autre Musique des Spères que la Musique Intérieure.” -Gérard Grisey “Inner Music” was commissioned by … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #61: “Marées” – “Envolée”/”Chute – Parachute”

Sean Ferguson:”Marées””Envolée” 1994-95For solo pianoPerformed by Marc Couroux Michel Gonnevillle”Chute – Parachute” 1989For solo piano and tapePerformed by Marc Couroux Both recordings are available on this album at emusic * * * * * I apologize for my recent break … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #58: Lullabies for sorrow

Johannes Brahms:Intermezzi Opus 117IIIIII From Intermezzi Opus 118II All performed by Glenn Gould Available on this particularly “sexy” compact disc * * * * * Brahms called his Opus 117 Intermezzi “…lullabies for [his] sorrows.” Along with a recording of … Continue reading

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