For inverted snare drum, crotales, tuning forks, and audio looper, In Modifier Keys explores the extended sound world of a snare drum as a noise resonator with a 6-channel output. Commissioned as part of his Amplified Perception project, Al Cerulo performs this with piece with a ceremonial intensity.
for solo piano
Neither / Either is stripped from my quintet, Math Metal Meth Mouth, verbatim.
Written for my good friend, Anne Rainwater.
A six-piece suite (in progress) for solo keyboard and 6-channel playback where the end of one piece begins the next. All tunes are based on transcriptions of some of the most influential songs in my life from the pop idiom.
for solo glockenspiel and 6-channel delay.
Glock and computer outputting directional delay lines through speakers placed around the audience. Based on music by Rage Against the Machine. Written for Brett William Dietz.
for any keyboard instrument and six audio playback devices.
For soloist speaking and performing with offstage piano and six-channel audio playback devices surrounding the audience. Based on music and text by Jeffrey Moreira & Poison the Well. Written for Daniel Heagney & Anne Rainwater.
Stuart and I met in June of 2007. After many years of discussing the lack of finesse and musicality in “electronic” music, we collaborated on a structure of graphic notations and electron manipulations. The result – a romp of improvisatory electro-acoustic drumming and an iPod on shuffle.
the first 360 digits of Pi for piano and percussion
Written for Anne Rainwater and her obsession with the finite infinite
for keyboard instrument and any six music boxes.
A rubberband lullaby affixed to the sliding tempo of six music box melodies. Written for Brett William Dietz.
for any voice, string or keyboard instrument and computer – one player
A study on computer/performer interaction featuring the poetry of Kenneth Koch
for solo snare drum and prerecorded audio.
Snare drums recorded, sampled, affected and played back… with snare drum. Written for Chris Fauries & Chad Heiny.