While tour brochures for Muir Woods National Monument mention the murmurings of Redwood Creek, I found a far more rich, sonorous language of resonance, roil, rush, roar, and dappled run. Come walk amongst the Redwood ecology of this forest 12 miles North of San Francisco, with the wildlife and other visitors.
42 is a sound composition in music box, doll, tone pipes, shaker, wine glass, whistle, human breathe, and vocal tone. It is dedicated to The Writing Group of Colleen Lookingbill, Sari Broner, Ai’fe Murray, Renata Ewing, and myself.
A field recording of the world premiere performance of Lisa Bielawa’s “Crissy Broadcast” on October 26, 2013, Crissy Field, adjacent to the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA at 10am by • San Francisco Contemporary Music Players • San Francisco Girls Chorus • San Francisco Symphony Community of Music Makers • Chamber Chorus of the … More Lisa Bielawa’s October 26, 2013 10a.m. “Crissy Broadcast” from Bielewa’s AIRFIELD BROADCASTS project.
Early evening, Jackson Square, New Orleans, December 2013.
In the sound composition “Time” the Sixteenth Century eglise of Bastide de Bassoues in the Midi Pyrenees of France meets a stairwell in the Musée des arts et métiers in Paris meets Southern Appalachian curios. The silent parts are not silent. Please use headphone/buds.
Between is a sound composition that recognizes and foregrounds the informal asides. It is adapted from my 2013 recording of a reading of Renata Ewing’s “The Voyage of Margaret Saville and Other Poems Concerning Frankenstein’s Creature.” Please use headphone/buds.
A composition on the mid-morning weekday rising of New York City including breakfast orders from the Red Flame Diner on West 44th Street near 6th Avenue and construction and street sounds from East 30th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenue and the Marianne Boesky Gallery on West 24th in Chelsea. The composition title derives from … More Whiskey Down
The Great Stalacpipe Organ is identified in Trevor Cox’s The Sound Book as one of the sonic wonders of the world. It is nestled deep underground amongst the water-dripping stalactite’s of the Luray Caverns in Virginia. The Stalacpipe Organ’s acoustic resonance is created from rubber plungers that tap one of thirty seven individual stalactite formations, … More The Great Stalacpipe Organ
By Jane P. Perry: A sound composition on the critical water shortage facing the State in 2015, where mandatory outdoor watering rules are in effect with a utility district household use goal of 35 gallons of water per person per day. California Drought Measures is a collage of field recordings on a ZOOM H2n. Composition included … More California Drought Measures
For have to not die. Got AIDS. Right now myself die. Oh! Cancer. Throat cancer. Right now I got nothin’ to eat. For those who don’t know me I’m a very unhappy. I got pain in my stomach. I’m not supposed to be beggin’ like that. I beg Jesus. For those who can help me … More Knickbocker Knees