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- The Seasons: Vermont/Summer 1979. For chamber ensemble, instruments of unspecified, varied timbres, and magnetic tape collage. Gol03. $25.
as it were. Violin, contrabass and percussion. Gol04. $15.
a breaking of vessels, becoming song. Flute solo and orchestra. Gol05. $15.
Bridging the Gap. 2 instruments. Gol06. $15.
breath within cycles becoming. Unspecified string, brass, wind ensemble, with piano and percussion. Gol07. $15.
Cascades of the Brook: Bachwasserfall (score only). Concerto for violin and orchestra. Gol09s. $15.
Cascades of the Brook: Bachwasserfall (score and parts). Concerto for violin and orchestra. Gol09. $25.
concerning melody. Violin and percussion. Gol10. $15.
configurations in darkness. Unspecified instrumental ensemble. Gol11. $15.
a convergence of distances. Ensemble of performers: musicians, dancers, actors, poets, etc. Gol12. $15.
an enactment of absence. Violin and piano. Gol13. $15.
gentle rain preceding mushrooms. Violin/voice solo. Gol14. $15.
Hues of the golden ascending. Flute ensemble. Gol15. $15.
Illuminations from Fantastic Gardens. Vocal ensemble. Gol16. $15.
Ishi/man waxati Soundings. Violin solo. Gol17. $15.
Jade Mountain Soundings. Bowed string instruments. Gol18. $15.
A New Song of many faces for In These Times. String quartet. Gol19. $15.
On the first day of Spring there were forty pianos. Piano ensemble. Gol20. $15.
...out of changes; Keeping Still; Mountain. Solo percussion, violin and voice (and with instrumental ensemble extensions). Gol21. $15.
Overture to Fantastic Gardens. Chorus and piano and/or other instruments. Gol22. $15.
Qerneraq; our breath as bones. Solo voice and instrumental ensemble. Gol23. $15.
Of Sky Bright Mushrooms Bursting in My Head. Violin, flute, trumpet, trombone, piano or percussion. Gol24. $15.
Sounding the Fragility of line. Solo violin. Gol25. $15.
a summoning of focus. Solo wind instrument. Gol26. $15.
Soweto Stomp. Unspecified instrumental ensemble. Gol27. $15.
that is poetry as. Violin or any melody instrument and percussion. Gol28. $15.
through deserts of time. String quartet. Gol29. $15.
Two Silences. Orchestra, small ensemble, or solo. Gol30. $15.
upon the string, within the bow...breathing. String ensemble. Gol31. $15.
where are we going when we\'re standing still, looking backwards?! Violin solo, or for any solo instrument. Gol33. $15.
from wind/ing-sheet red trees reborn. Violin, cello or contrabass, electric guitar and percussion. Gol34. $15.
Yosha\'s Morning Song and Extended. Solo voice and with unspecified instrumental ensemble. Gol35. $15.
frog pond at dusk. Unspecified chamber ensemble. Gol36. $15.
a cultivation of field. orchestra or chamber orchestra. Gol37. $15.
Marin\'s Song, Illuminated. Sound/theater ritual for voices, instruments. Gol38. $15.
because a circle is not enough. Any solo instrument or simultaneous group of solo instruments. An etude to focus on body/breath/gesture in relation to performed sound. Gol39. $15.
between hair and wood/changes . Two string instruments. Gol40. $15.
for Bill Royer (1971): an old fiddler stomping. String ensemble, violin soloist and phonograph record player. Gol41. $15.
by way of definition. A solo or small ensemble with sound-making objects. Gol42. $15.
circular breath-space. Vocal ensemble; ritual. Gol43. $15.
Crossing the Equator. Piano, percussion and an ensemble of unspecified wind, brass or strings (5 to 10). Gol44. $15.
Divisions of Ground. 3 string or wood instruments, 2 percussionists and piano. Gol45. $15.
Elegia. Two performers. Gol46. $15.
Emanations. Violin & cello. Gol47. $15.
The Fragility of Line/Points Extending. Violin & piano. Gol48. $15.
in the beginning...so also, the end. Recorder trio, mixed low registers. Gol49. $15.
Interlude(s). Prepared piano. Gol50. $15.
it were another. Solo instrument/voice. Gol51. $15.
Klangbild/Munchen.Unspecified, small instrumental. Gol52. $15.
Regarding the Tower of Babel. 5 to 10 instruments, supplemental percussion. Gol53. $15.
Renga. String ensemble quintet. Gol54. $15.
The rich and complex vocabulary of a percussionist\'s body/gesture. Solo percussion. Gol55. $15.
Shaking the Dreaming Line. Solo accordion. Gol56. $15.
Sirens for Edgar Varese. Piano, organ and automobile horns. Gol57. $15.
that hung like fire on heaven (score only). Alto sax, tenor sax, english horn, bass clarinet, french horn, trombone, cello, string bass, piano, percussion. Gol58s. $15.
that hung like fire on heaven (score and parts). Alto sax, tenor sax, english horn, bass clarinet, french horn, trombone, cello, string bass, piano, percussion. Gol58. $40.
The Violence of Small Sounds. Small intrumental/vocal ensemble of varied timbres. Gol59. $15.
Walking song, finding voice. Solo instrument/voice. Gol60. $15.
what can be said of our differences? Chamber ensemble. Gol61. $15.
wind chases the sun. Violin/voice solo. Gol62. $15.
wood stone metal skin, with voice. Gol63. $15.
A shifting of focus. Clarinet, bass clarinet and piano. Gol66. $15.
The sky has many stories to tell. Violin, piano, alto flute, cello. Gol67. $20.
Darkness becoming narrative. String instruments and percussion ensemble. Gol68. $15.
Broken Canons (for Charles Ives). For unspecified instrumental ensemble. Gol69. $15.
on and on and always slowly nowhere. Solo, any instrument. A structure of long, sustained bowing, focused on one sound, revealing the endless nuances that sound and a gesture/sound interlude. Gol70. $15.
Sounding the Nimbus for Geoff. Violin/voice solo, or any instrument possible to realize the music. Gol71. $15.
Found Harmonies (In Memoriam, Jim Tenney). String quartet. Gol72. $15.
Can It Be Done In Public? Tango. Piano. Gol73. $15.
In Search of Tone Roads #2 (for Charles Ives). Small ensemble. Gol75. $15.
Two Seeking Song, Listening. Two instruments of different timbre. Gol76. $15.
Scuttling a Space of Time, Slowly. Unspecified instrumental ensemble. Gol77. $15.
Wandering Still. Voice/percussion and violin (or bowed string instrument). Gol78. $15.
Haiku Sounding. Bowed string instrument. Solo or duet performance. Songs with the structure analogous to the Japanese poetic haiku form, then extended through the process of relationship/link and transformation to create a series of songs. Duet developed as an interplay dialogue between two musicians. Gol08. $15.
Extraordinarily Variable. Bowed string instrument. A flow of various fast staccato/spiccato articulations with modification of timbre, articulation and other activities to create a sound texture with endless nuances. Gol32. $15.
process, or time between. Open ended for any instruments, perhaps even dance, etc. Gol02. $15.
Songs and Interludes. Solo string instrument. The interplay of two activities: sound (tone/timbre) phrases and interludes (events as rest points); a shifting of balance between these two. Gol64. $15.
Decollage/Collage. Solo string instrument. An integration of the compositional process with improvisation, beginning with a musical statement which continually changes with omittings and replacements; a melodic line that is endlessly transformed. Gol65. $15.
for the left hand alone. Solo string instrument. Performed with left hand pizzicato of free flowing and patterned rhythms. Gol74. $15.
Statements and Responses. String instrument, versions for solo or duet performance. A structure that begins with several "statements," brief tone/timbre phrases analogous to word/spoken language, that then open to include "responses," short phrases of repeated rhythmic patterns, as kinds of questions; a process/interplay of the two activities, in which the "questions" become predominant. Duet developed with two versions: a dialogue between the two musicians or one in which the second musician has structures of accompaniment. Gol79. $15.
reflections on a cavatina/adagio. Solo string instrument. Phrases of single, sustained tones with timbre variety, centered in and quietly expanding from a tonal center. Gol80. $15.
Etude(s). Solo string instrument. Etude(s) to focus on body/breath/gesture, awareness of relation to performed sound. Gol81. $15.
story telling. Solo string instrument. Music that comes from the musicians\' experience(s) in life, recalled and realized in sound as episodes of sonic enactment. Gol82. $15.
boundless the source, overflowing in song. String quartet. The music is rooted in a source of several performance activities, out of which solo improvisations evolve. Gol83. $15.
Music for Bowed String Instruments, Series of Compositions 2018-2019. Commissioned by the Canada Council of the Arts. Solo and duo musicians, with the string quartet "boundless the source, overflowing in song". Structured improvisation compositions; improvisation as a process of discovery enacted within the structures of the particular performance activities specified for each piece. Collection also includes: Songs and Interludes; haiku sounding; extraordinarily variable, this source; decollage/collage; for the left hand alone; Statements and Responses; reflections on cavatina/adagio; Etude(s); because a circle is not enough; story telling. Gol84. $25.
Walking with Samuel Beckett. Solo bowed string instrument. Gol85. $15.
- Sounding the Full Circle. For a free downloadable version of this book, please follow the UNBOUND link at the Frog Peak home page."Concerning music improvisation and other related matters." Includes some scores. Gol01. $25.
- Musicworks 77 (Summer 2000). Featured articles include "James Tenney\'s Cultural and Compositional Diversity," by Gayle Young; "A Different View of a Larger Picure: James Tenney in Conversation with Ciaran Maher on Harmony, Intention, and Phenomenology," by Ciarán Maher; and "The Politics of Improvisation," by Malcolm Goldstein. MW77. $8.
Vision Soundings. OUT OF STOCK
Soundings for Solo Violin. OUT OF STOCK