Frog Peak Music is an artist-run composers' collective dedicated to publishing and producing experimental and unusual works by its member artists, and is committed to the idea of availability over promotion. Frog Peak Music is a not-for-profit organization in which member artists determine the form and content of their own work.
Composer, writer, performer, science fiction author, computer music programmer, graphic and font designer, editor, polymath
Carter Scholz has long been associated with Frog Peak in a number of capacities. He has been the principal designer for many of Frog Peak's projects since the collective's inception, and his creative abilities as writer, editor and composer have been important to many of the collective's projects.
Divisions of the Tetrachord by John Chalmers. A major work on tuning theory and experimental intonation. Edited by Larry Polansky and Carter Scholz, designed by Scholz. Frog Peak Publication. No longer in print. Available on Frog Peak UNBOUND.
8 Pieces. Scholz's remarkable computer compositions, in complex intonational systems, combine rich compositional ideas with an elegant sense of sonority and formal imagination. A Frog Peak CD. FP23. $15.
Almost Square. Carter Scholz, Fran Holland, Jon Nichols, trio. Sam Torrisi, clarinet. Score available; see below. Sch11. $15.
Bright Star Catalog. MIDI piano. Score available; see below. Sch12. $15.
Anarchist's Cookbook. Free improvisations, 1993-1995. Fran Holland, woodwinds. Carter Scolz, piano. Sch13. $15.
Bose-Einstein Condensate. Free improvisations. Fran Holland, Jonathon Grasse. Sch14. $15.
Calf Linen Never Sold. Free improvisation,1996. Piano and guitar. Sch15. $15.
Feedback Studies. Solo work. Sch16. $15.
What Was Postmodernism?. Free improvisations, 1993. Guitar, woodwinds, and piano. Sch17. $15.
An economy of virtual knowns. Piano or solo instrument. Based on a text by Chris Mann. Sch01. $15.
Lattice. Computer controlled improvisation in extended just intonation. Sch02. $15.
Rhythmicon. 17 identical voices. Sch03. $20.
Kalediophon. Density canon for any number of voices. Sch04. $15.
Hamilton Circuit (open). Four players. Sch05. $15.
Epimores. Harmonic series study in three parts. Sch06. $15.
Dozen Doesn't. Four instruments. Sch07. $15.
Bright Star Catalog. Piano (two or four hands). Performance CD available, see above. Sch08. $30.
Almost Square. Trio with optional soloist. Performance CD available, see above. Sch09. $20.
5 Bonang Improvisations. Slendro bonang. Sch10. $15.
Lou Harrison Font Collection. A number of beautiful fonts designed by Harrison and implemented by Carter Scholz.
The Lou Harrison Font Collection (IBM). Har21i. $100.
The Lou Harrison Font Collection (Mac). Har21m. $100.