In collaboration with Trichy Sankaran, for South Indian mrdangam and a computer music system that responds to the changing complexity of variations played on a rhythmic cycle and using sound samples of basic drum strokes transformed through digital signal processing to build a real–time accompaniment for the mrdangam performance.
"There are two basic principles of musical structure I rely on. The first is expressed by the force of attraction, (gravity, love, concentration, creation), and the second lies in the idea of repetition, (materialization, duration). My mindfulness of this constitutes the only score. I find I must wait before the beginning of each performance until I am surprised by the first sound I make and the fact that it is made. Then, I feel ready to proceed."
[PDF AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD] Extended musical interface with the human nervous system, assessment and prospectus is the 1997 revised edition of the original 1990 monograph published by Leonardo as Leonardo Monograph No. 1, International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, (San Francisco: Leonardo/ISAST) and as an electronic document by MIT Press, (Cambridge, MA).
Perspectives Of New Music, 28, 2, 136–178.
Computer Music Journal, 14,1, 48–66.
[Includes accompanying sound sheet with two recorded excerpts from On Being Invisible with printed notes.]
Concert-length, solo work for live computer aided instruments, violin, keyboards and a variety of sound sources, originally composed for dance, music and sculpture piece with DanceArt Company, San Francisco, and recently re-staged as theatrically lifted musical work with director, Travis Preston; Centaur Records, Inc., CDCM Series, Vol. 4, #CRC 2077, Baton Rouge, LA, and Consortium to Distribute Computer Music , Dallas, TX, 1989, [CD]
[SCORE AND PARTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD] A long, fast, angular, single line to be played by two or more instruments; parts in Treble Clef C, Bb & Eb, Bass Clef C and Rhythm; options for arranging an ensemble with soloists described. Explores ideas about stability and instability, superimposing multiple simultaneous interpretations, and adventurous musical sportsmanship.
Pianist. CD recording of concert performance, West Wind #004, Bellaphon Records, ITM-Records, Wuppertal, West Germany, 1988.
Abstract of talk given to First International Symposium On Electronic Art, (Utrecht, Holland: Leonardo, Electronic Art Supplemental Issue), 121.
[SCORE & PARTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD] A virtuosic trio with Introduction; Themes and Transformations for violin, piano and percussion inspired by ideas of morphogenesis and evolution.
Computer assisted synthesis and processing systems, environmental recordings, keyboards, violin, auxiliary sound objects, and sampled sounds; underlying narrative derived from mixing three ways of viewing the evolution of language.
Santa Clarita, CA: David Rosenboom Publishing. [Distributed by Frog Peak Music, Hanover, NH.] [Scores and documentation for nine musical works.]
Computer Music Journal, 11, 2, 71–72.