Composer - Performer - Sound Designer
(Ravello Records, RR7954, March 2017)
The CD includes music for solo instruments and Kyma processing (including Lyra, System of Shadows, Summer Phantoms: Nocturne, (Disturbed) Radiance, and Still Harmless [BASS]ically), two live musique concrète collages (Name Droppings and Sea Lion Mix), and three one-minute miniatures (including Remembering Allen). Marianne Bickett painted the original watercolor for the CD cover art.
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Stephen Ruppenthal and I premiered our newest composition A Strange Diversion, for Buchla
synthesizer and Kyma, on April 23 on the second day of this memorial concert event. Composed in
2017, this is the first work in our new BuchKyma Sequence. The performance occurred at the
Gray Area / Grand Theater, 2665 Mission St., San Francisco, CA.
A fixed media version of this composition was performed as part of the VU 2 festival in Park City, Utah,
July 18, 2017.
Stephen Ruppenthal and I performed our composition
Tessalation Rag (two voices and Kyma) at this year's festival. We performed
on Sunday, June 25, 8 pm at the Abrons Art Center, NYC.
Keith Kirchoff performed Summer Phantoms: Nocturne, piano and electronics, at San Jose State University, CA, February 14, 2017.
KISS 2016, September 7-10, 2016; De Montfort University, in Leicester, UK. I presented three interrelated projects: