Here is an image with a bit of analysis of the pitch structure in Abstraction 6 for Saxophone and Electronics, specifically the opening few measures. Based on a 9 -voice array. Which is actually 3 3-voice all-partition arrays in counterpoint ( 1 for the SHORT sax notes, 1 for the LONG sax notes, and 1 […]
The liner notes to my album Harvest Kitchen can be found here.
Sand is an all-electronics work, but to help me enter all of the notes into the score(s) for its virtual instruments, I made a full score of the piece. Each stave is one of the 6 registers for one of the 3 pitched instruments, as well as some staves for musique concrète sounds and the […]
The Sand Interface is an interactive way of exploring my work, Sand from 2002. You can set up loops, take apart the polyphony in a number of different ways, use it to explore the music, as a weird kind of DJ tool, whatever you like! You can see a demo of how to use it […]
This paper was presented at ICMC 2010. Sorry it’s in PDF format.
To read about the 19-edo [serial] Array from Sand, please see this web page.
This is an older post, I’ll be moving it into WordPress soon, but in the meantime, you can click to read about the Compositional Process in Timelash .
A mini-textbook/pamphlet from some of my classes in 2007 and 2009/9. Yeah, sorry, at the moment, it’s a PDF.
This is a link to 3 essays, which basically add up to my dissertation paper from 2002. I’m not sure if I will bother to move this into WordPress, but in any case, you can read the paper(s) here.
Another very old (~ 2000) web post I wrote for students, this time helping them with the leap between developing some kind of abstract structure (like a pitch structure), and actually composing real music. Read the awful-looking (but solid content) here.