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- Eight O's in Woolloomooloo (2014) a solo cantata after the poem "A Sweltering Day in Australia" by Mark Twain, for contralto, violin, viola, viola da gamba and cello—14'
- Fox Hollow (2013) for string quartet—21'
- NotomotoN Unstrung (2013) for robotic percussion, mandolins and Radio Drum (an improvisation with Andrew Schloss)—10'
- The Library of Babel (2012) for two five-octave marimbas—10' 20"
- 8:66 for Trimpin (2012) for Trimpin installation (CannonX+4:33=100), singer/dancer and Radio Drum (co-created
by Catherine Lewis and Andrew Schloss)—9' 6"
- The Space Between Us (2011) for two spatially separated string quartets and Trimpin robotic chimes, xylophones, glockenspiel
and piano, all controlled via the Radio Drum—25'
- Congregations (2010) for eight cellos—19'
- The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo (2009) for mandolin and mando-cello (also version for violin and cello)—5'
- SF Itinerary (2008) for string orchestra—10'
- MahaDeviBot Variations (2007) for Radio Baton-controlled robotic Indian percussionist (co-created
with Andrew Schloss)—10'
- Underground Economy (2006) for Cuban improvising pianist, violinist and Radio Drum—10'
- La Brea ("the tar") (2005) for string quartet—5'
- Cluck Old Hen Variations (2004) for solo violin—8'
- Impossible Animals 2004 for trombone and synthetic voices—10'
- Maravillas (Marvels) (2003) for nine remote controlled Trimpin toy pianos, controlled by Radio Drum (co-created
with Andrew Schloss)—10'
- Who's on First? (2003) for five double basses—6'
- Racing Against Time (2001) for two violins, two saxophones, piano and Radio Drum-controlled sound—15'
- Bull's Eye (1999) for violin, cello and African percussion—10'
- Other Worlds—an homage to Carl Sagan (1998) a concerto for Zeta electronic/MIDI violin and symphonic band—15'
- Havana Dreams (1997) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and percussion—17'
- Quiet Places (1996) for string quartet—20'
- The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (1995) a concerto for Radio Drum-controlled Disklavier, harpsichord, harp, mandolin, guitar,bass, harmonium and two percussionists—70'
- Terra Non Firma (1992) for four cellos and Radio Drum-conducted electronic orchestra—14'
- No Trumpets, No Drums (1992) for organ, trombone and percussion—15'
- American Miniatures (1992) for computer-processed drums, voices and strings—12'
- Schumann Variations (with Christopher Penrose) (1992) for computer-processed tape—5'
- Gregorian Variations (1992) for Zeta violin and NeXT computer—5'
- Songs of California (based on the words of Juniperro Serra, Collis P. Huntington, Ishi, Joe Hill, Cesar Chavez,
and John Muir) (1991), an acapella cantata for twelve singers—15'
- Wildlife (co-created with Andrew Schloss) (1991) an interactive computer piece for two players, playing Radio Drum and Zeta electronic/MIDI violin—25-40'
- Man Meets Dog (how it all began) (1991) for small chorus and large chorus (SATB)—8'
- Beacons of the Sky (1990) for chorus (SATB) and 1 percussionist—6'
- Number Man (for the ghost of J.S. Bach) (based on the poem by Carl
Sandburg) (1990), a cantata for oboe/E.H. and
solo voices (SATB), with optional chorus (SATB)—30'
- The Grass Valley Fire, 1988 (1988) for two mandolins, mandola and mando-cello—10'
Also, version for string quartet (1989).
- Kangaroos (1988) for mandolin orchestra—3'
- Heartland Horizon (1988) for violin, viola and cello—12'
- Grass (based on the poem by Carl Sandburg) (1987) for female chorus (SSA) or three soloists and computer-generated tape—7.5'
- Whoop for Your Life! (1987) for orchestra (3333,4331 + baritone horn,pno.,hp.,timp.,3 perc.,str.)—15'
- The Fishing Trip (1986) for 12-voice male chorus and computer-generated and processed tape—8'
- Impossible Animals (1986) for chorus (SATB) and computer-generated quadraphonic tape—8'
Versions for SATB soloists and tape (1989), violin and tape (1989), oboe and tape (1990), five winds and tape (1994),
trombone and tape (2003).
- Ellis Island Sonata (1985) for solo mandolin—22'
- Bristlecone Concerto No. 3 (1984) for mandolin and computer-generated tape, with optional percussion—10'
- Telegram to the President (1985) for string quartet and computer-generated tape—5'
- Bristlecone Concerto No. 2 (1984)a double concerto for violin, mandolin, chamber orch. (1111, 1110,
harp, piano, percussion)
and computer-generated and computer-processed tape —18'
- Wanting the Impossible (echoes of Ives' Unanswered Question) (1984,revised 1990) for baritone and small orchestra
(2121, 2100, 2 percussion, piano, strings) —12'
- Bird Seasons (1984) for solo voices or chamber chorus (SATB)—10'
- Bristlecone Concerto No. 1 (1983) a concerto for violin and chamber orch. (1111, 1110, harp, piano, percussion) —11'
- Would You Just As Soon Sing As Make That Noise?! (1983)a double concerto for violin, mandolin and orchestra
(1112, 1110, tenor banjo, 2 percussion, harp, piano, strings)—18'
- String Quartet for Two Instruments (1982) for violin and viola—12'
- Silicon Valley Breakdown (1982)for four-channel computer-generated tape—20'
Aso, available in compact disc format.
- Three Musicians (after the Picasso paintings) (1981)for viola and guitar—11'
- Damp Nights in Drafty Motels (1981) for bassoon and string bass—15'
- Two Pieces on Poetry by Natasha Barovsky-Hidalgo (1981) for cello and reader—8'
- Summit Meeting(1980)for violinist/singer, cello and trap set—10'
- May All Your Children Be Acrobats (based on The People, Yes by Carl Sandburg) (1980) for mezzo-soprano, eight guitars and computer-generated tape—16'
- Dybbuk (1980) for A clarinet, two violins, viola, piano and optional offstage mandolin—7'
- Generation Upon Generation (1980) for woodwind quintet—16'
- A Little Kid Sees a SkyScraper (1980) for two quarter-tone tuned guitars—10'
- How They Broke Away to Go to the Rutabaga Country (1980) for solo performer—25'
- Marketplace (a Sunday afternoon on the Lower East Side) (1980) for saxophone and orchestra—15'
- A Sleeping Circus Animal's Perspective (1979) for four-channel tape—10'
- Descent Into Flatland (1979) for brass quintet (2 Bb trumpets, trombone, horn, tuba)—9'
- City Life (1979) for mandolin, guitar, 5-string banjo and harpsichord—6'
- Prelude for viola (1978) for tape—3'
- Music For an Imaginary Wedding (1979) for mandolin, concertina and cello—6'
- Tableau (1978) for two flutes and percussion-controlled lights—7'
- Antinomies (1978) for saxophone, timpani, wind quintet and string quartet—14'
- Straying (1978) for tape—9' 30"
- Three Years in the Space of Nine (1978) for violin and piano—3'
- Celebration and Remembrance (1978)for ten flutes (3 piccolos, 4 flutes, 2 alto flutes, 1 bass flute)—6'
- Cryptogram (1978) for small orchestra (1111, 1110, percussion, harp, piano, strings)—12'
- Sunday at Bean Blossom (1978) for violin, harpsichord, mandolin, cello, percussion and guitar—11'
- Various student works (1973-1988)