Have Feelings I Shouldn't Have (So Unreasonable)
|| 7 min.
marimba and violin in conversation
bass marimba and violin
NYC, March 25, 1998.
touched your cheek
Developed at Columbia University Computer Music Center from conversations
between composer and performers. Commissioned by twisted tutu through
American Composer Forum's CCP Program (substantially funded by Jerome
Foundation). Recorded for o.o.discs, Copland Recording Program; released
twisted tutu: voice, microphone, synthesizers, CMIX-processed "found"
or sampled material, MIDI sequencing and DAT soundtracks
September 1997. CUMC Interactive Arts Festival 99, The Kitchen, April
jazz song. Premiered by Dr. Laura Mann, soprano.
for soprano with piano accompaniment
Mason University, VA, March 1998.
Ta Vinahel (Roots of the Sky)
by Double Edge (N. Y. Times 10/96)
Museum at Philip Morris Duo Piano Mini-Festival, May 10, 1996. Repeated
Sonic Boom '96, Miller Theate
for a Musical Marriage
suite for piano and electric guitar commissioned by Bernadette Speach
and Jeffrey Schanzer.
piano and electric guitar
May 13, 1995
Out Ol' Texas
duet for 'cello and alto saxophone
and alto saxophone
Advent , Sun-Worship (text by James Russell Lowell), Polly's Wedding March
composed for my sister's wedding in June 1991.
organ and singer
Church in Barnstable MA, June 1991
Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Harp
love songs to be sung continuously
Composers, Miller Theater, Fall, 1989
Violins Go To Boston
by Chen Yi and Gayle Roth, violins
Composers Concert, 1986.
for double bass, harp and their voices. Recorded for broadcast by Terry
Gross for NPR and WUHY-FM, 1975
for double bass, harp and their voices
Art Museum, fall 1975.
said she said, "can you sing 'Sermonette' with me?"
Life study created in collaboration with composer Dafna Naphtali; my portion
developed at Columbia University Computer Music Center, March-June 1997
Reviewed in Chicago Tribune 10/14/97 and Reader 10/23/97.
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO BE A BAT?:
two voices and microphones, two electric guitars, MAX interactive processing
of Eventide delay unit, DAT soundtracks, MIDI-controlled sampler, drums
Women's Avant Fest '97, Chicago, October 12 1997. Columbia University
Computer Music Center's Interactive Arts Festival 99, The Kitchen, April
Tune for 3 Flutes
trio in the Early American tradition for the LaGuardia H. S. Flute Choir.
||for 3 flutes
H. S. of Music & Art and the Performing Arts Composers' Concert, March
for E.S.P. (East Side Percussion) for internet broadcast
Electric 'Ordo Virtutum'
settings of 12th-c. Hildegard von Bingen's miracle play "Ordo Virtutum"
by Brazelton in collaboration with composers Eve Beglarian, Lisa Bielawa
and Elaine Kaplinsky; DAT soundtracks developed in part at Columbia University
Computer Music Center. Revised version commissioned and premiered by Lincoln
Center Festival '98.
4 singers, soprano recorder, percussion, MIDI wand, sampler, electric
bass and DAT soundtrack
Lincoln Center Festival '98, July 22, 24, 25, 1998.
by Kitty Brazelton (voice), Martha Mooke (viola), Martha Colby (cello)
and Jane Getter (electric guitar).
quartet: un-texted voice, viola, cello and guitar, all amplified and multiply
Festival, Context Studio, NYC, September 28 1996
Quartet No. 2
deconstruct the 1st movement premiered by Atlantic String Quartet for
the League/ISCM at Merkin Hall, NYC 1/11/94 (reviewed N. Y. Times 1/94);
2-4th mov'ts premiered at Roulette, 12/11/94.
at Merkin Concert Hall, Roulette, 1994.
Dante's View and Vegas
Theatrical song; libretto by Denise Lanctot, Performed by the New Music-Theater
Ensemble of Minnesota Opera, Ben Krywosz, director.
a cappella tenor solo with baritone and two sopranos
Arts Festival, October, 1992; Washington, D.C., April 1993; Walker Art
Center, Minneapolis, fall 1993.
Quartet No. 1
movements experiment with modernist influences then move on into rhythm
by Atlantic String Quartet, February, 1989
|| A re-texting
of the 4th mov't of Schubert's Trout Quintet—text from or based on my
own translation of text from Schubert's lied "Die Forelle".
Recorded for CRI CD "Alternative Schubertiade" spring 1999.
3 sopranos, vibes and piano
Schubertiade," Downtown Arts Festival, American Opera Projects, NYC
9/19/97 (reviewed in N.Y.Times 9/22/97 and Voice 9/30/97).
|| 4 movements
for brass quintet for the Manhattan Brass Quintet. Recorded June 1998.
|| 22 min.
Ignatius of Antioch, NYC, May 1998.
you can hear R
choose Joe Pehrson's
5/15/98 interview with Kitty Brazelton
Chamber piece. No text. Parisian flavor? Rather exotic.
revised, 1994 and 1998.
untexted voice, electric 5-string viola, classical guitar, double bass
NYC, March 1998 and December 1994. Internet interview with Joe Pehrson.
of the Rain
revised for quintet
for voice, flute, horn, cello and piano
Under Construction, May 18, 1997. First Avenue, January 1999.
The Two Timing F**k
I'm in Love With
by Carolyn Peyser. Recorded 1998
alto, 2 violins and 2 percussionists
by Absolute Ensemble, June 30, 1996. Roulette, 1998.
In The Air
of songs and instrumental pieces for MUSICA ORBIS, recorded by dbx, Inc.
for demonstration album; September, 1977.
for bells, chimes, timbales, claves, marimba, vibraphone, piano, organ,
harp, flute, recorder, cello, double bass, electric bass, drum set and
Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center, University of Pennsylvania with
live broadcast by WXPN-FM; Sanders Theater, Harvard University, live broadcast
ORBIS collaboration with architects using alternative audience-performer
spatial configurations, inflatable sculpture, tunnels and microphone "forest"
to alter concert ambience.
acoustic instruments as well as harp, flute, drums, cello, bass, hammered
of Pennsylvania, March, 1977.
Performed and recorded by MUSICA ORBIS on "To The Listeners" (Longdivity
Records 1977. National reviews. National television broadcasts.)
pipe organ, flute, cello, double bass, harp, marimba, drums, piano and
Bijou, Philadelphia; CBGB's, New York City; Berklee Performance Center,
concert on acoustic instruments by MUSICA ORBIS for the winter Solstice
pump organ, flute, recorder, cello, double bass, Irish knee harp, marimba,
hand percussion, piano and voices
Painted Bride Art Center, every December 1974-77
I Was Kidnapped
in which entire ensemble except contralto is Martian and speaks in motives
learned from radio waves in space. Libretto by Lorraine Llamas. Premiered
by BOG LIFE.
BOG LIFE: contralto, baritone, harp, oboe, double bass, marimba and cymbal;
Dixon Place, New York City, November 1992.
|| A six-song
cycle setting poems by Amy Lowell. Premiered by Brazelton's BOG LIFE on
Cape Cod, MA tour funded by Massachusetts Arts Lottery, November 1991.
Included on BOG LIFE recording
"New & Unusual American Chamber Music."
for BOG LIFE: mezzo-soprano, baritone, oboe, harp, double bass, marimba
Cape Cod, MA, November
1991. Roulette, 1991.
for dance by choreographer Eduardo Zeiger with excerpts from Sigmund Freud's
essay "Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood". Recorded
by BOG LIFE at WNYC, May
1994, for "New & Unusual American Chamber Music."
BOG LIFE: baritone, mezzo-soprano, classical guitar, harp, soprano recorder,
oboe, drum, cymbal, double bass
Cunningham Dance Studio, New York City with Eduardo Zeiger and Friends,
February, 1993, and without dance at CB's 313 Gallery, May 1992.