Have Pig Want Gun #5
Frog Peak Newsletter
PEAK PICKS (contents)
* FP "Guppies," a new chapbook series
* New Frog Peak Artist: William Brooks
* New scores by Asplund &
* Gamelan Son of Lion CD
* FROG SPEAK: Guppy excerpts
FROG PEAK "GUPPIES"
Frog Peak is pleased to announce a new
series of "chapbooks" with writings by Frog Peak artists.
Each Guppy contains a single, unusual work that explores the
possibilities of simple production media. We will produce them in
volumes of 4, and the first volume, which includes John Trubee,
Larry Polansky, Chris Mann, and Paul Schick, is available now. They
can be purchased for $5 each, or a set of 4 for $15:
* Nude Young Women Please Come To
Me. Guppy Vol. I, No. 1: A collection of antipoetry, aphorisms,
rants, screams, & song lyrics. Tru04. $5.
* No Replacement. Guppy Vol. I, No.
2: 85 Verses for Kenneth Gaburo. Pol62. $5.
* How Do You Know That. Guppy Vol.
I, No. 3. Man09. $5.
* Above the Mezzanine. Guppy Vol.
I, No. 4: Graphic Poetry. Schi04. $5.
NEW FROG PEAK ARTIST: WILLIAM
William Brooks continues to be an important pioneer of American
experimental music, as a composer, performer, and writer. Well known
as one of the major forces in 20th century vocal music, he is also a
prolific composer, influential teacher, and widely read essayist on
Ives, Cage, and many other aspects of the American music experience.
Brooks currently lives in England, where he directs the York Vocal
Index, an ensemble devoted to challenging contemporary
Small Talk. For any four unlike
instruments. Bro01. $15.
NEW SCORES FROM CHRISTIAN ASPLUND &
* String Quartet (score &
parts). Asp58. $25.
* Elementals/Ethers. For Fretless
Electric Guitar and Vibraphonist Playing Microtonal Vibraphone and
Conventional Vibraphone. Asp60. $15.
* Randy Dances. A 3-Piece Suite for
Jazz Drummer and Percussion Quartet. Ket06. $15.
GAMELAN SON OF LION CD
* Bending the Gending. Gamelan
Son of Lion is a new music repertory ensemble and composers'
collective based in downtown New York City. Co-founded by Frog Peak
artists Barbara Benary, Philip Corner, and Daniel Goode, teh group has
been performing and presenting new music to US and international
audiences since 1976. This thrilling CD features compositions by
Simons, Goode, Karrer, Benary, Brooke, Brooks, Gregory, Demnitz,
Kruskal, Laibow-Koser and Liben. CD.Son02. $15.
MENTION THIS EMAIL AND RECEIVE A
20% DISCOUNT ON ALL BOOKS, SCORES AND CD LISTED HEREIN
FROG SPEAK: Excerpts from Guppy Volume
Isn't it typical of man:
On an island in the midst of a gorgeous
under a forever sky,
surrounded by the earth's beautiful
he builds a prison.
from John Trubee, "Nude Young
Women Please Come To Me" (Tru04)
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from Larry Polansky, "No
Replacement: 85 verses for Kenneth Gaburo" (Pol62)
design, dark matter with an itch:
everything a (moody) fractal of everything else so stuffs our concept
of the thing that its positively heroic (a graven image exempt from
tax) (use (the alibi) is a medium. it is a happy medium, a petable (to
know, and other mutations (amps) of yes):)
from Chris Mann, "How Do You
Know That" (Man09)
where cars wail
whose tarmac cleaves
the woods in two,
close by the shoulder,
sometimes a raccoon;
my morning commute:
shatters the cockpit,
whip at the chrome;
where to find you?
still driving and driving.
from Paul Schick, "Above the
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