SPECIAL PROJECTS 1967-1978

Rosenboom and Buchla—Collaboration in Performance

Rosenboom and Buchla—Collaboration in Performance

Rosenboom and Buchla—Collaboration in Performance (1978)

Duet performances utilizing two Buchla 300 Systems, hybrid computer-controlled analog electronic music system.

Trio II (1977-1978)

With Michael Byron and William Winant; open form music. An example was released on Roundup: A Live Electro–acoustic Retrospective (1968–1984), Slowscan Editions, Vol. 7, 's–Hertogenbosch, Holland, 1987, cassette.

Maple Sugar (1975-1979)

Performance art ensemble with Jacqueline Humbert, Mary Moulton, George Manupelli, Michael Byron, Francis Leeming, William Winant, Ann Holloway, James Tenney, Harvey Chao, Jean Moncrieff, and others; performance art collective, theater, music, new media, narrative forms, and art performance, often involving improvised forms. See Humbert, J., (1978), Something Called Maple Sugar and Humbert, J. and D. Rosenboom, Maple Sugar. In Parallelogram Retrospective 1976 1977, 138–139. (Montreal: Association of Non–Profit Artists' Centers).

Portable Gold and Philosophers’ Stones II

Portable Gold and Philosophers’ Stones II

Trio I (1975-1976)

With Richard Teitelbaum and Michael Byron; open form music with instruments and electronics.

David Rosenboom and J.B. Floyd (1974-2011)

Two piano duo, development of a repertoire of pieces employing improvisation and a variety of open form compositions.

Portable Gold and Philosophers’ Stones II (1974)

Development and construction of a portable biofeedback device for four participants based on systems designed for the composition Portable Gold and Philosophers’ Stones (Music from Brains in Fours ) (1972) and built for Medtronic Archive, Museum of Electricity and Life, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Vancouver Piece (1973)

Vancouver Piece

Vancouver Piece

Multi-agent participation, biofeedback arts installation made for Sound Sculpture show at Vancouver Art Gallery.

Light II (1973-1974)

With J.B. Floyd, Terry Clarke, Rick Homme, Kathy Moses, and Bruce Pennecook; cross–stylistic improvisation utilizing composed starting points. Recorded for radio broadcast by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto, 1975.

Light I (1972)

Ecology of the Skin

Ecology of the Skin

With Jon Hassell, J.B. Floyd, Terry Clarke, and Rick Homme; cross–stylistic improvisation utilizing composed starting points.

Ecology of the Skin (1970-1971)

Biofeedback music and art installation and demonstration-participation-performance event premiered in 1970 at Intermedia Institute, Automation House, New York, NY.

Rosenboom with Neurona Omnivoila system

Rosenboom with Neurona Omnivoila system

Neurona Company (1969-1970)

With William Rouner, Neurona Omnivoila electronic music systems development and custom electronic systems design for artists, New York, NY.

The Persian Surgery Orchestra (1969)

With Terry Riley (director), Jon Hassell, and Ed Burnham; cyclical gradual process improvisation utilizing composed starting points provided by Riley. 

It Takes a Year One Earth To Go Around the Sun

It Takes a Year One Earth To Go Around the Sun

It Takes a Year One Earth To Go Around the Sun (1969-1970)

With Gerald Shapiro; emphasizing cyclical gradual process music and audience interactive pieces with electronic music. 

The Electric Ear (1968-1969)

With Anthony Martin and Morton Subotnick; multimedia and music.

Time and Think Dog! (1967-1968)

With Richard Stanley, Thos. G. McFaul, and Lynn Newton; extended notions of rock ‘n roll and new music.