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.
Two movements for piano solo. With a program note. Dedicated to the memory of Kuniharu Akiyama. Hermetic Bird is based on a poem by Philip Lamantia, which is printed at the beginning of this edition. The music is printed from manuscript.
In four movements: 1. Spring View -- 2. Narrow Road to the Interior -- 3. Occasional Poem on an Autumn Day -- 4. Winter Haiku. With program notes. Commissioned by and dedicated to Sarah Cahill. Of advanced difficulty.
Contents: Overture -- Monkey's Dance -- Monkey Sad -- Penasco Blanco -- Monkey-Drunk -- Monkey's Denouement March -- Monkey-Buddha Music -- Monkey Posterior (His Postlude). With a program note. The music was originally composed to accompany a shadow puppet play, The Adventures of Monkey King. Two of…
In one movement. With program notes. Dedicated to Juan Orta Castilla. The music is fast-paced and rhythmic, and symbolizes battle and conflict. For four players. Printed from manuscript.
In six movements. With a brief program note. Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet. Dedicated to James Tenney, and to the memory of Dane Rudhyar. The title is taken from a poem by Chinese poet T'ao Chi'en. Printed from manuscript.
Contents: 1. The Consolations of Soul Saving (part 1) -- 2. The Consolations of Soul Saving (part 2) -- 3. Como la Siempreviva -- 4. History of a Poetic -- 5. Como Tu. With program notes. Composed in 1988, these songs set poems by Salvadorean poet Roque Dalton (1935-1975). Printed from manuscript.
In three movements. With program notes. Commissioned by and dedicated to Aki Takahashi. The music is based on the all-night peyote ceremonies of the Native American Church. Of advanced difficulty. Printed from manuscript.