Dedicated to Chinese students and workers, composed after the 1989 uprising. A series of block chords with various qualities sound through the work. On the last page the lyrics to the Beatles song mentioned in the title are given; no reason for this is given, nor is the quote properly referenced or…
Contents: --A Song (1971) --Four Short Pieces (1971-76) --The Days Run Away (1971). With performance notes. The pieces consist of fragments from which the performer builds the music.
A collection of five songs on poems by Majory Fleming (1803-1811). Dedicated to Sasha Abrams and Peter Alexander. With a program note. Duration ca. 9 minutes. Special print edition.
Originally composed between July and September 1978, in Tocuaco, Michoacan; later revised in March 1992, while the composer lived in Adelaide, South Australia. Printed from the composer's manuscript.
Composed between January and February 1984. Printed from the composer's manuscript.
This two movement work was composed in Veracruz for William Winant, who wanted something for his new bass marimba. The second movement is in memory of William Colvig, a collaborator with Lou Harrison. With program notes. Printed from manuscript.
The works is in six movements, inspired by poems from Edward Dorn's "Recollec- tions of Gran Apacheria" on Southwestern subjects. The first movement is a phasing study dedicated to Conlon Nancarrow and Steve Reich; subsequent move- ments suggest the influence of Native American ritual music.
Includes music and writings by Garland, Sarah Hopkins, John Zorn, Mary Jane Leach, Louise Varese, John Bergamo, Lois Vierk, Gordon Monahan, Mamoru Fujieda, Charles Amirkhanian, Peter Yates and Gordon Mumma. In good condition; cover shows some normal wear. Contents fine and clean.
Contents: 1. Planetary Motion -- 2. Jamaroona Rag -- 3. Aspen Afternoons -- 4. The Music Lover -- 5. Baba Rag. With program notes. These pieces date from the early 1970s and earlier.
Includes music by Eugene Bowen, Harold Budd, Rick Cox, Michael Jon Fink, Jim Fox, Peter Garland, Daniel Lentz, David Mahler, Ingram Marshall, Chas Smith, James Tenney and more.
This disc contains new works by composers such as John Luther Adams, Gavin Bryars, Peter Garland, Larry Polansky, David Rosenboom, James Tenney, and others. Various artists.
Dedicated to Peter Garland. The music consists of sets of block chords that move through several simultaneous tempi. With a program and performance note. Duration ca. 11 minutes. Custom print edition.
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The second half of the book is devoted to Revueltas. The first is "a radical revision of the history of twentieth century American music" (author's preface with chapters on Nancarrow, Rudhyar, Cage, Lou Harrison, James Tenney. A middl section deals with music of the Tarascan Indians in Mexico.…
Composed for the Downtown Ensemble of New York City. This was the first work composed by Garland after an absence of several years. The music is in six movements. With program notes. Printed from manuscript.
Contents: --The Three Strange Angels, for large bass drum, piano and bullroarer --Three Songs of Mad Coyote, for tom-toms, bullroarers, lion's roar, bass drums and piano --Obstacles of Sleep, for 2 sirens, ratchet, piccolo, lion's roar, and 1-2 pianos. With performance notes and an essay by Garland.
A satirical and critical piece in three movements, calling for voices, rubber flip-flop sandals, metal pipes, glasses and spoons. With extensive program and performance notes.
A set of ten pieces based on natural and indigenous American sources. The ensemble calls for rasps, handclaps, blowing through cupped hands, dijeridu, vocalized birdcalls, slit drums, and whistling. With a program note. Printed from manuscript.
1. Nuestro Senor de las Maravillas. 2. Carmelita. 3. Sones del Rio Papaloapan. Colourful, decidedly non-avant-garde pieces inspired by the composer's travels Lengthy composer's note.
In one movement. With a program note. Written for Guy Klucevsek. The music sets a text by T'ao Ch'ien, as translated to English by Arthur Sze. Printed from manuscript.
Contents: 1. The Temple of the Forest Beneath the Clouds -- 2. Kuksu -- 3. Dreaming of Immortality in a Thatched Cottage. With program notes. Dedicated to Lou Harrison on his 60th birthday. Commissioned by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble. Composed in 1977, this work was inspired by…
Contents: I. Song of Helene Jewel -- II. Challenge -- III. Dialogue of Helene Jewel and Patrice Lumumba -- IV. With You -- V. The Dance of Helene Jewel and Patrice Lumumba. With program notes and texts. Commissioned by the Chorus of Sante Fe. Dedicated to Landon Young. Premiered in Santa Fe, June…