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Composer, writer, publisher: Soundings Press
Frog Peak Music carries Peter Garland's scores, and also the remaining copies of his essential Soundings Press publications.
Early Piano Music. Includes several short pieces: A Song, Two Persian Miniatures, The Fall of Quang Tri, Nostalgia of the Southern Cross, and The Days Run Away. Gar01. $15.
Three Pieces for Percussion. Gar02. $15.
Matachin Dances. Two violins and gourd rattles. Gar03. $15.
Apple Blossom. 3 or more marimbas, minimum 4 players. Gar04. $15.
The Hummingbird Songs. Ten pieces for percussion ensemble. Minimum of 4 players. Gar05. $15.
Dreaming of Immortality in a Thatched Cottage. 3 singers, amplified harpsichord, and percussion. Gar06. $15.
String Quartet #1: In Praise of Poor Scholars (score only). Gar07s. $15.
String Quartet #1: In Praise of Poor Scholars (score and parts). Gar07. $35.
Roque Dalton Songs. Tenor, trumpet, bass clarinet, two vioins, harp, piano, and four percussionists. Gar09. $30.
A Season in the Congo. For medium-sized chorus, trumpet, bass clarinet, harp, piano, bass, rattles, and double bells. Texts by Aimé Césaire and David Diop. Gar10. $25.
Walk in Beauty. Solo piano. Gar11. $15.
Jornada del Muerto. Solo piano. Commissioned by Herbert Henck. Gar12. $15.
A Green Pine. Soprano and accordion. Gar13. $15.
Nana & Victorio. Solo percussionist. Gar14. $15.
Peñasco Blanco. Vibraphone and piano. Gar15. $15.
Where Beautiful Feathers Abound (score only). Two violins, viola, cello and piano. Gar16s. $15.
Where Beautiful Feathers Abound (score and parts). Two violins, viola, cello and piano. Includes four individual parts. Gar16. $35.
The Conquest of Mexico (Complete Score). Recorder, percussion, flute, harp, harpsichord. A musical and theatrical work written between 1973 and 1985. Gar24. $40.
Three Percussion Dances from the Conquest of Mexico. Recorder and percussion. Three pieces from Garland's complete "The Conquest of Mexico," (see above) a musical and theatrical work written between 1973 and 1985. Includes "Mayacamas", Flor de los Muertos", and "Frieze (Dance of Huitzilpochtli)". Gar17. $15.
Consort Music from the Conquest of Mexico. Harp, harpsichord, flute (or soprano recorder). Four pieces from Garland's complete "The Conquest of Mexico," (see above) a musical and theatrical work written between 1973 and 1985. Includes "Tzintzuntzan - 'Where are the Hummingbirds'", "The Songs of Quetzacoatl", "Winds", and "Conductus and Cancíon". Gar19. $25.
Sones de Flor (score only). Piano, violin, and percussion. Gar18s. $15.
Sones de Flor (score and parts). Piano, violin, and percussion. Three individual parts. Gar18. $30.
I Have Had to Learn the Simplest Things Last. Piano, vibraphone, marimba, claves, tambourine. Gar21. $15.
Dancing on Water. Bb clarinet and Chipan (or regular) marimba. Gar22. $15.
Goddess of Liberty - You've Got to Hide Your Love Away. For solo piano. Gar23. $15.
War of the Words (Bringing Home the Tropes). For 2 performers: with rubber flip-flop sandals, metal pipes, glasses and spoons; and voices. Gar31. $15.
Symphony Number 1: "New Chants" (score only). For flute, clarinet, and trombone. Gar32s. $25.
Symphony Number 1: "New Chants" (score and parts). For flute, clarinet, and trombone. Gar32. $40.
Coyote's Bones. Violin, piano, bass marimba. Gar33. $15.
Waves Breaking on Rocks (Elegy for All of Us). Piano. Gar34. $20.
Bright Angel - Hermetic Bird. Piano. Gar35. $15.
After the Wars. Piano. Gar36. $15.
Monkey. Two pianos, vibraphone. Gar37. $20.
Frieze. Güiro, log drum, wood clapstick, tom-toms. Gar38. $15.
In Search of Silvestre Revueltas. Sou16. $20.
Frog Peak Anthology. Writings by Garland, Harrison, Corner, Diamond, Powell, Didkovsky, Burk, Povall, Mann, Wendt, and others, edited by Carter Scholz. Frog Peak Publication. FP07. $25.
Gone Walkabout: Essays 1991-1995 (2 volumes). In the fall of 1991 Garland began his "life of two suitcases" and a 41-month journey that took him around the world and back. Gar25. $35.
Field Work, Vol I. Gar26. $25.
Field Work, Vol II. Gar27. $25. Field Work, Vol III. Gar28. $25. Field Work, Vol IV. Gar30. $25. Food for Thought: Writings 1988-2002 (2 volumes). Gar29. $25.
Soundings 11. Work by Tom Johnson, John Tilbury, Alvin Curran, Romulus Franceschini, Guy Klucevsek, Paul Rosenfeld, Dane Rudhyar, Jeff Smith, Walter Zimmerman, Jim Pomeroy, and Michael Byron. Sou01. $20.
Soundings 12. Sou02. $20.
Soundings 13. James Tenney issue, containing writings by and about Tenney, and a number of scores. Only a few copies left. Sou03. $75.
Soundings 14-15. Work by Garland, Caturla, Carpentier, Lucier, Higgins, Goode, Schwarz, Gann, Briece, Scott, Rudhyar, Adams, Erickson, Fontana, Fox, Richards, Rosenboom, Volans, Balcells and Glanville-Hicks. Sou04. $25.
Soundings 16. Work by Garland, Hopkins, Zorn, Leach, Varese, Monahan, Bergamo, Vierk, Fujieda, Amirkhanian, Yates and Mumma. Sou08. $20.
Paul Bowles: Concerto for Two Pianos, Winds, and Percussion. Sou09. $15.
Jaime De Angulo: Music of Northern California Indians. Sou06. $15.
Peter Garland: In Search of Silvestre Revueltas. Sou16. $20.
Nancarrow: Collected Studies for Player Piano Vol. 4. Sou13. $15.
Nancarrow: Collected Studies for Player Piano Vol. 5. Sou14. $20.
Nancarrow: Collected Studies for Player Piano Vol. 6. Sou15. $20.
Nancarrow: Collected Studies for Player Piano Vols. 4, 5, 6. Sou17. $45.