In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Dedicated to Stephen Drury. The electronic tracks consist of layers of auras -- textural waves of chords. The title comes from A Day in the Life / by the Beatles -- Adams appropriates rock chords for this work. Duration ca. 33 minutes. A DVD-ROM…
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This is a single work for piano and mallet percussion, performed by Stephen Drury and Scott Deal. The music is based on basic major and minor triads, but is complex in many ways.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Dedicated to Alessandro Fossi. A fast-paced piece in the style of the saltarello. Of advanced difficulty.
…Elastic Dance -- Family Doctoring -- Stebeni's Theme -- The Race (Part 1) -- Crocodile Shoes -- Stone Chant -- Far Away Chant -- Primal One Drop -- Hole in the Roof -- / Disc -- Crocodile Hand Luggage -- Dinosaur's Lament -- Beriberi -- Snakeskin Tracksuit -- High Protein Snack -- In a Trap --…
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Dedicated to Nicola Melville. Premiered in Wellington, July 1998. A fast-paced and virtuosic work.
In one movement. With brief program and performance notes. Composed for the 2010 AZPAS Mass Steel Band, and later arranged for the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Summer Percussion Ensemble. Of moderate difficulty. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
A challenging work which offers much counterpoint between the cello, organ and taped sounds. The sounds on the CD are realized in the score. With biographical notes.
10 Stave, 3-Hole Punched.
Contents: Honey -- Politricks -- Pockets Full of Holes -- Thrasymachus -- For the Country -- Aleksander -- Montreal -- Qualia -- Envelope.
Contents: A Lie -- Oh Boy -- Monja -- Some Light -- We Are Dreaming of the Dark -- Interlude -- Black Holes and White Noise -- Oceans -- Dream of a Disappearing Friend -- In Our House.
Contents: I. Cantilène -- II. Humoresque. With a preface in English, German and French. Dedicated to Maité Duboué-Daguerre. This work may be played on a txistu, which is a basque flute with three holes.
Contents: Swelt Belly At Dawn -- My One's Bigger Than Yours -- Whispering The Turmoil Down -- ...To Pull An Eerie Twist... -- Up To My F-Holes -- Mouthpiece -- Metallurgy.
Contents: Making Holes -- Zero One -- Beauty Pagent -- Find Me -- One Way -- A Deeper Love -- Island Of Thought -- Onward -- Albedo Yachts -- Fade Away.
Loose Leaf, 12 Stave, 3-Hole Punched.
Contents: Pull Back Riddim -- What You Give (Inna Fire Style) -- New Born Dub -- Creepy Dub -- Calamity -- Yout Dem a Suffa (Majestic Version) -- Yout Dem a Suffa -- Creamy Dub -- Drift Into Dub -- Pass the Sheriff his Straightjacket (Many Holes Version) -- Headstepper.
In one movement. With program and performance notes. Each performer uses a table, pen, writing block, paper with 8 holes, and regular paper. The performers also use their mouths and speak texts. Of advanced difficulty. Also available in a version for four musicians.
…program and performance notes. Written for Royaumont 2007. Dedicated to Dr. Klemann. Each performer uses a table, pen, writing block, paper with 8 holes, and regular paper. The performers also use their mouths and speak texts. Of advanced difficulty. Also available in a version for two musicians.
Contents: Things That Stop You Dreaming -- Let Her Go -- Staring at the Stars -- All the Little Lights -- The Wrong Direction -- Circles -- Keep on Walking -- Patient Love -- Life's for the Living -- Holes -- Feather on the Clyde -- I Hate.
…Premiered in Stuttgart, February 2007 by Annette Elster and Florian Hoelscher. A complex and colorful work with many special effects. This includes the singer singing through a tube into one of the sound holes of the piano. The text consists of vowels and syllables. Duration ca. 4 minutes.