SELECTED COMPOSITIONS
{in reverse chronological order}

IN HUTS AND ON JOURNEYS (2017) voice and electronics (1'45")
text: Inuit traditional
A Book of Days: May 19

ANOTHER TIME (2017) solo piano (1'40")
in honor of Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday
A Book of Days: Aug 25

I AM LOST BY STREAMS (2017) solo trombone and electronics (35'40")
soft launch: Soft Series, 20 October 2017, Will Lang, trombone

STROKING STRUMPY (2017) music video (2'13")
text adapted from the Roman de Fauvel
A Book of Days: Jan 20

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POINT.B (2016) orchestra (7'00")
commissioned by the Greenwood Music Camp
premiere: Greenwood Orchestra, Ben Rous, conductor, August 2016
A Book of Days: Aug 6

FARTHER FROM THE HEART (2016) voice and piano (2'14")
text by Jane Bowles
A Book of Days: Nov 3

WHAT JUSTICE LOOKS LIKE (2016) singer with optional electronics and percussion (3'13")
written for Payton MacDonald's Sonic Divide
A Book of Days: Feb 14

WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS: MISTAKE (2016) multiple pianos (3'01")
video by Matt Petty; text by James Joyce
A Book of Days: Mar 21

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WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS: TOWER OF IVORY (2015) electronic music (2'35")
video by Matt Petty; text by James Joyce
A Book of Days: Dec 21

WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS: ORPHAN GIRL (2015) electronic music (2'35")
video by Matt Petty; text by James Joyce (and traditional)
A Book of Days: Sep 21

YOU SEE IT? (2015) spoken word and pre-recorded track (3'30")
text by Wilson Flagg
A Book of Days: Jul 19

FROM THE SAME MELANCHOLY FATE (2015) vocal and or instrumental soloist with processing and video (5'28")
video by Matt Petty; text by Louise Glück
A Book of Days: Jan 19

ON THE BATTLEFIELD (2015) solo brass/wind player with processing and video; optional actor (3'30")
video by Matt Petty; text by Eve Beglarian
A Book of Days: Nov 23

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NO DELIGHT IN SACRIFICE (2014) full orchestra (2')
a fanfare for a concert featuring The Rite of Spring
commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra
premiere: Vermont Symphony Orchestra, 6 December 2014, Flynn Center for the Arts, Burlington, VT
A Book of Days: May 29

ENOUGH HOLES (2014) solo piano (3')
an hommage to Philip Glass written for Nicholas Horvath
premiere: Nicholas Horvath, 8 January 2015, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York
A Book of Days: May 2

PLAY LIKE A GIRL (2014) piano(s), toy piano(s), celesta(s), pre-recorded tracks (9-24')
commissioned by the University of Idaho for Kristin Elgersma
premiere: University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, The BASK Collective, 24 Apr 2014
A Book of Days: Nov 13Dec 13Jan 13Feb 13Mar 13Apr 13May 13Jun 13Jul 13Aug 13Sep 13Oct 13

ALL GOOD IS LUCK (2014) mandolin/violin, guitar, bass, pre-recorded tracks (5')
premiere: CSUF New Music Festival, Meng Hall, Fullerton, CA, BRIM, 27 Feb 2014
A Book of Days: Dec 23

UNFAVORED HOUSE (2014) mandolin, guitar, synthesizer, pre-recorded tracks (11')
premiere: CSUF New Music Festival, Meng Hall, Fullerton, CA, BRIM, 27 Feb 2014
A Book of Days: Feb 24

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SHALOM SHANGHAI (2013) music for the play by William Sun (90')
premiere: Shanghai International Theatre Festival, 17-22 October 2013

LIGHT UP YOUR FACE (2013) spoken voice, sung voice, piano or ensemble (5')
text by Eudora Welty; visuals by Bradley Wester
premiere:The Day Before, Symphony Space, 8 November 2013
A Book of Days: June 12

BUILDING THE BIRD MOUND (2013) chorus and organ (27')
commissioned by the Voices of Ascension
premiere: Voices of Ascension, Dennis Keene conducting, 18 April 2013

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PERPETUAL HAPPINESS (2012) solo piano (5’)
commissioned by Anthony de Mare as part of LIAISONS, the Sondheim Project
premiere: Anthony de Mare, Symphony Space, 9 March 2013
A Book of Days: Oct 2

13one (2012) solo trombone (3’)
written for Will Lang
premiere: Will Lang, Bargemusic, Brooklyn, 16 November 2012
A Book of Days: September 5

PUMP MUSIC (2012) violin, trombone quartet, electronics (7’)
commissioned by New Music USA
premiere: Mary Rowell and the Guidonian Hand, Tribeca New Music Festival, Roulette, 1 June 2012
A Book of Days:
August 1

WET PSALM (2012) voice, violin, trombone quartet, electronics (7’)
text by Linda Norton
premiere: BRIM and the Guidonian Hand, Tribeca New Music Festival, Roulette, Brooklyn, 1 June 2012
A Book of Days:
November 22

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THE ISLAND OF THE SIRENS (2011) baritone, three instruments or voices, electronics (11’)
commissioned by loadbang; text by R.M. Rilke
premiere: loadbang, the Tank, NYC, 15 December 2011
A Book of Days: December 10

THE SIRENS, OR PLEASURE (2011) multiple instruments, voices, electronics (11’)
commissioned by Two Sides Sounding
premiere: Two Sides Sounding, South Oxford Street, Brookyln, 9 December 2011

THE PLAQUEMINE SIRENS SPINNING ON THE KNEES OF NECESSITY (2011) audio/visual installation (60’)
commissioned by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council
exhibition: Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, 6th to 29th July 2011

WELL-SPENT (2011) violin and electronics (5’)
commissioned by the Third Angle Ensemble
premiere: Ron Blessinger, Third Angle Ensemble, Portland, 6 April 2011
recording released on Songs from the River Project II, November 2011
A Book of Days: April 19

EINHORN (2011) natural horn and electronics (7’)
commissioned by Lydia Van Dreel
premiere: Lydia Van Dreel, the Stone, 1 June 2011
recording released on New Millennium Music for Horn , September 2014
A Book of Days: September 29

DID HE PROMISE YOU TOMORROW? (2011) minimum six voices and/or instruments (4’)
written as a memorial to Steven Dennis Bodner
premiere: Ethel String Quartet, Bucknell University, 15 April 2011
A Book of Days: February 7

THE SIRENS OF PLAQUEMINE (2011) electronics (1')
written for the Vox Novus 60x60 project
A Book of Days: January 27

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WAITING FOR BILLY FLOYD (2010) flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, electronics(12')
premiere, Sarasota Orchestra, Sarasota, FL, March 2011

EARLY IN THE MORNING (2010) violin, guitar, trombone quartet, piano, electronics (8')
premiere, BRIM, Roulette, NYC, 19 October 2010
A Book of Days: September 14

TESTY PONY (2010) spoken voice, viola, cello, or trombone, pre-recorded track (5')
premiere, BRIM, Roulette, NYC, 19 October 2010
recording released on Songs from the River Project II, November 2011
A Book of Days: October 12

I'M WORRIED NOW, BUT I WON'T BE WORRIED LONG (2010) violin and electronics (6')
premiere, Mary Rowell, Tribeca New Music Festival, NYC, 8 June 2010
recording released on Songs from the River Project I, November 2011
A Book of Days: September 6

KAIMOS (2010) voice, electronics, optional violin (4')
premiere, Eve Beglarian, Stanford University Lively Arts, CA, 12 March 2010
A Book of Days: February 29

I AM REALLY A VERY SIMPLE PERSON (2010) mixed chorus (5')
premiere, Eve Beglarian, Stanford University Lively Arts, CA, 12 March 2010
recording released on Songs from the River Project I, November 2011
A Book of Days: January 6

NIGHT PSALM (2009) solo piano (8')
premiere, Sarah Cahill, 21 June 2009, Oakland, CA
A Book of Days: March 10

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FROM WITHIN AND OUTSIDE A BRIGHT ROOM (2008) voices, percussion, electronics (60')
conceived/choreographed/directed by Peggy Gould
commissioned by the Schenectady Dangerous Music Series
premiere: January 2009, Schenectady Proctor Music Hall, Dixon Place
THE FLOOD: A Book of Days: October 22
recording released on Songs from the River Project I, November 2011
BROWNIE FEET: A Book of Days: September 3
recording released on Songs from the River Project II, November 2012

MACHAUT IN THE MACHINE AGE VI: LIEMENT ME DEPORT (2008) chorus and harmonicas (3’)
commissioned by the Young Peoples' Chorus of New York City, Francisco Nuñez, conductor
premiere: WNYC Greenespace, 2 June 2009
A Book of Days: September 17

THE MAN IN THE BLACK SUIT (opera-in-progress) singers, chorus, strings, gtrs, electronics (90')
libretto by Eve Beglarian and Grethe Barrett Holby, based on a story by Stephen King
radio play version presented by Arts at St. Ann’s, Brooklyn, 30 October 1999
development workshops in 2000, 2002, 2005, and 2006
workshops at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and PS 122, January-February 2008
WALKING MUSIC: A Book of Days: May 11

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FeedForward (2007) trombone quartet and electronics (65')
commissioned by Meet the Composer Commissioning USA; choreographer: David Neumann
premiere: Dance Theater Workshop, 23 October – 3 November 2007
midwest tour: Winter 2008
IN AND OUT OF THE GAME: A Book of Days: October 17
recording released on Songs from the River Project II, November 2011

SANG (2007) mixed chorus, santur, percussion (28’)
text: Ferdowsi: Shahnameh, and three quotations from Hebrew scriptures
commissioned by The Los Angeles Master Chorale
premiere: 3 & 7 June 2007, LA Master Chorale with M. Sadeghi and Pejman Hadadi, Disney Hall, Los Angeles

OSCULATI FOURNITURE (2007) voice (or other instrument) and pre-recorded setars (4’)
premiere: 4 March 2008, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
premiere with visuals by Kevork Mourad: 4 June 2008, Maya Trio, Judson Church, NYC
A Book of Days: January 24

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IT HAPPENS LIKE THIS (2006) spoken voice and cello (4’)
text: James Tate; A Book of Days: July 6
commissioned by Works & Process, Group for Contemporary Music
premiere: Guggenheim Museum, New York, 5-6 Nov 06; Greg Hesselink & T Ryder Smith

I WILL NOT BE SAD IN THIS WORLD (2006) flute and electronics (7’)
A Book of Days: June 28
commissioned by Annaliese Soros and Ernest Levenstein for Marya Martin
premiere: Marya Martin, March 2007, Merkin Concert Hall, New York
recording by Marya Martin released on Naxos, 15 Dec 2009
recording by Manuel Zurria released on Mazagran, 14 Apr 2011
published by Theodore Presser, 2010

music for CHOEFORAI (2006) voices, bass flute, duduk (60’)
written for Lee Breuer’s production of the play by Aeschylus
premiere: Patras Festival, Greece, 17-21 May 2006

MAKING HEY (2006) spoken voice, bass, piano, percussion (7’)
text: Bayesian poison spam filter defeater
written in honor of JK Randall’s 75th birthday
score published in Open Space Magazine Fall 2006/Winter 2007
recording released Spring 2007 on Open Space Records
premiere: Eve Beglarian and Seth Josel, the Stone NYC, November 2006
A Book of Days: June 16

ATQUE SEMPER (2006) flute, horn, guitar, bass, piano (5’)
commissioned by Dylan Allegretti for Santa Fe New Music
A Book of Days: January 7
premiere: May 2006, Santa Fe New Music

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I AM WRITING TO YOU FROM A FAR-OFF COUNTRY (2005) cello, voice, electronics, video (39’)
commissioned by Meet the Composer; text by Henri Michaux; video by Shirin Neshat
premiere: Maya Beiser and Alexandra Montano, Zankel Hall, NYC, 9 March 2006
American tour 2006-2007: Kennedy Center, Emory University, Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis, etc.
recording released April 2007 on Koch Records, Almost Human
Section 4 (A Question Rather): A Book of Days: July 7
Section 9 (Before a Little Sand): A Book of Days: September 12
Section 10 (Push the Dust): A Book of Days: October 3rd
Section 11 (Clouds): A Book of Days: November 24

MY HEART IS TREMBLING (2005) solo voice and electronics (1')
written for the Vox Novus 60x60 project; recording released 2007, 60x60
A Book of Days: July 30
premiere: 14 November 2006, Brooklyn College

UNTITLED INTERIOR (2005) solo voice and electronics (14')
commissioned by UC Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Council
choreographed by Stephanie Nugent; text by Rabi'a
ARMON: A Book of Days: June 14
premiere: Center Stage Theater, Santa Barbara, 30 Sept-2 Oct 2005

MACHAUT IN THE AGE OF MOTOWN (2005) sop sax, cl, vln, bass, bells, vibes, pf, drums (5')
commissioned by Opus 21 Ensemble
premiere: Ann Arbor, MI 29 Apr 2005; also Knitting Factory, NYC, 3 May 2005
A Book of Days: November 7

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FlamingO (1995, revised 2004) for three ensembles [chamber orchestra] (16')
commissioned by the Crosstown Ensemble
premiere: Crosstown Ensemble, Tribeca Hall, New York, 8 Dec 1995
premiere of revised version: American Composers Orchestra, Zankel Hall, NY 21 Jan 2005
recording released May 2006 on New World Records 80630-2, Tell the Birds

THE STORY OF B (2001-2004) voices, flute, keyboards, bass, electronics (90’)
a song-cycle collaboration with composer Phil Kline
commissioned by Meet the Composer/NEA
texts by Pierre Louÿs; translated by Eve Beglarian and Phil Kline
premiere of first two songs: Thru the Walls, ASCAP, Cutting Room, NYC, 31 Jan 01
premiere of more songs: Ought-One Festival, Montpelier, VT, 26 Aug 01
premiere of work: Flynn Center, Burlington, VT 14-15 February 03
premiere with additional songs: DiverseWorks, Houston, TX 13-14 February 04
premiere of revised version: Joe's Pub, NYC 30 March 2005

TAKE YOUR JOY (2004) mixed chorus and electronics (5')
commissioned by the Amherst Concert Choir, Mallorie Chernin, conductor
premiere: Amherst College, February 2005
A Book of Days: April 6

music for AUTODELETE (2004) voices, electric guitar, sampler, electronics
written for the play by Honour Kane
2003 winner of Frederick Loewe Award in Music Theatre
first workshop with music: New Dramatists, NYC, 5 April 04
second workshop with music: Bay Area Playwrights Festival, SF, July-August 2004
ReachOut: A Book of Days: July 8

WE TWO (2004) voices, guitar, drums
text by Walt Whitman
premiere: Eve Beglarian and Corey Dargel, Opia Lounge, 20 June 2005
recording released on Innova 233: September 2010
A Book of Days: April 30

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DUST (2003) voice and electronics (20’; Book of Days version 6'))
commissioned by Axis Dance Company with choreographer Victoria Marks
premiere: Yerba Buena Center for Performing Arts, San Francisco, November 2003
solo Book of Days version (October 5) premiered 3 December 2003, Church of the Ascension, NY

music for MABOU MINES' DOLLHOUSE (2002-2003) voices, piano, electronics (90’)
written for an adaptation of the play by Lee Breuer
first workshop: New York Theater Workshop, June 02
second workshop: Sundance Theater Lab, July 2003
premiere run: St. Ann's Warehouse, November-December 2003
touring performances in Norway (2004), Spoleto USA, Stuttgart, Paris, Wexner, Walker, etc. (2005)
touring performances in New England, Hong Kong, Japan, Barcelona, Los Angeles, etc. (2006)
touring performances in Israel, Rome, Edinburgh, Singapore, Spain etc. (2007)
touring performances in Greece, Italy, Korea, Columbia etc (2007-08)
filmed for Arte TV (France): released 2008

ROBIN REDBREAST (2003) voice, piccolo, electronics (5’)
text: Stanley Kunitz
commissioned by Guggenheim Works & Process
premiere: Guggenheim Museum, New York, 20-21 October 03
recording released May 2006 on New World Records 80630-2, Tell the Birds
A Book of Days: March 27

BE/HOLD (2003) electronics (5’)
remix of a recitative from Handel’s Messiah
commissioned by Canteloupe Records for 2004 release, Messiah Remix
A Book of Days: March 25

ALL U GOT 2 DO (2003) organ or violin and electronics (5’)
premiere: Tom Chiu & Eve Beglarian, Church of the Ascension, New York, 25 June 03
A Book of Days: August 3

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LULLABY (2002) for female voice(s), piano, and optional vibes (4’)
text: Janet Lewis
premiere: Greenwich House, New York, 12 Dec 02
A Book of Days: December 25

THE BUS DRIVER DIDN'T CHANGE HIS MIND (2002) cl/bscl, gtr, vc, cb, perc, pf, playback (10’)
commissioned by the BOAC People’s Commissioning Fund
premiere: Bang on a Can All-Stars, 2 May 02, Miller Theater, New York
A Book of Days: August 22

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music for ECCO PORCO (2001) voices, sampled pipa (12’)
written for the play by Lee Breuer
How Do Dykes Do It recorded by Lauren Flanigan and Eve Beglarian
premiere: Mabou Mines, PS 122, New York, 3-27 Jan 02

FIVE THINGS (2001) spoken voice, flute, bassoon or baritone sax (5’)
text: Song Dynasty letter to Master Xiang
premiere: Sally Collective, Cutting Room, New York, 30 Oct 01
A Book of Days: November 14

FIRESIDE (2001) piano and spoken voice (5’)
commissioned by and written for Sarah Cahill; text by Ruth Crawford (age 13)
premiere: Ruth Crawford Seeger Centennial Celebration, Mills College, 12 Nov 01
A Book of Days: December 30

UNTIL IT BLAZES (2001) processed acoustic piano or guitar (6’ to 20’)
written for Kathleen Supové; visuals by Cory Arcangel
premiere: Exploding Music, The Cutting Room, 10 May 01
Seth Josel's recording released 2008 on The Stroke That Kills
Emanuele Forni's recording released 2007 on Ceci n'est pas une guitare
A Book of Days: April 15

MEMBERED (from CRACKSKULL ROW) (2001)
written for the play by Honor Molloy
workshopped at New Dramatists, NY 2000-2001
A Book of Days: March 8

CAVE (2001) spoken voice, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, perc, pf, tape (6’30")
text by Eileen Myles; visuals by Clifton Taylor
commissioned by Synchronia
premiere: Synchronia, St. Louis, 28 Apr 01
A Book of Days: July 3

ALL WAYS (2001) voice and piano (3’30")
text by Stephen King
commissioned by Frederick and Alexandra Peters for the MTC/New York Festival of Song
premiere: NYFOS, New York, 22 Mar 01
A Book of Days: November 27

DO NOT BE CONCERNED (2001) spoken voice and MIDI keyboard
premiere: ASCAP Thru the Walls, Cutting Room, NYC, 31 Jan 01
A Book of Days: February 21

A BOOK OF DAYS (2001-present) voice, electronic keyboards and optional additional instruments
a series of 365 text/music/visual pieces for live performance and internet delivery
live premiere of first two days: ASCAP Thru the Walls, Cutting Room, NYC, 31 Jan 01
additional days are listed separately

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THE CONTINUOUS LIFE (2000) for orchestra and pre-recorded sound (15’)
commissioned by the Continental Harmony project for DiverseWorks and Orchestra X
premiere: Orchestra X, Miller Outdoor Theater, Houston, TX, 30 Sep 2000
A Book of Days: September 2

HISTORY LESSONS (2000) music for the film by Barbara Hammer (20')
premiere: Frameline International Film Festival, San Francisco, 21 Jun 2000

ANIMAL MAGNETISM (1997-2000) for voices, violin, reeds, and electronics (90')
written for the play by Terry O'Reilly; directed by Lee Breuer
commissioned with funds from Cary Trust
workshop premiere: Mabou Mines, Toronada Space at PS 122, 4-6 Dec 1997
workshop performance: Sundance Theater Institute, 22 Jul 1999
premiere: 7 Apr 2000, Art at St. Ann’s, Brooklyn
touring performances in Poland and the Czech Republic
video of Happy Monkey

LAMENT: A Book of Days: March 30

JUST A LITTLE MORE (2000) for voice, two keyboards, and tape (5')
premiere: Double Edge and Eve Beglarian, New Museum, NYC, 26 Mar 2000
version for for voice, flute, oboe, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, bass, vibes, piano, and tape:
premiere: Orchestra X at DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, 20 May 2000

FORGIVENESS (1998-2000) for voices, pipa, piri, percussion, and electronics (90')
a collaboration with Chen Shi-Zheng and Akira Matsui
commissioned with funds from Meet the Composer, the Rockefeller Foundation, Arts Int’l
workshop premiere: Asia Society, Aug 1998 and Feb 1999
workshop performance: Flynn Theater, Burlington, VT, Aug 1999
premiere: 9 Mar 2000, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis
American tour to six venues, spring 2000
Samurai Song: A Book of Days: January 31
Shame: A Book of Days: February 17

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NOT WORTH (1999) for voice, 2 bass clarinets, viola, cello, bass (3')
commissioned by the Sequitur Ensemble
text by Confucius, translated by Eve Beglarian
premiere: Sequitur, Joe’s Pub, NYC, 3-5 Feb 2000
recording released 2007 on Koch Records, To Have and To Hold
A Book of Days: February 3

WRITTEN ON THE BODY (1999) for voice, keyboards, and electronics (12')
text by Jeannette Winterson
recording released 2000 on OO Discs, Play Nice
A Book of Days: April 26

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OPEN SECRETS (1998) for architectural space, homemade instruments, and toy piano (45’)
a collaboration with architect Malcolm Holzman and director Grethe Barrett Holby
commissioned by Christopher Jaffe for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
premiere: RPI, Troy, NY, 18 Nov 1998
A Book of Days: November 18

AN ELK REVOLT(1998) for electronic tape (7’)
a remix of Jerry Hunt’s Volta (Kernel) for CRI
premiere: DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, May 2000
A Book of Days: November 30

HILDEGURLS, or THE ORDER OF THE VIRTUES (1996; rev. 1998) for four singers and electronics (75')
a collaboration with Lisa Bielawa, Kitty Brazelton, and Elaine Kaplinsky
directed by Grethe Barrett Holby
premiere: Lincoln Center Festival, New York, 22-26 Jul 1998
recording released on Innova, May 2009

NON-JEW (1998) for two spoken voices (20')
texts: Ezra Pound; deportation lists
premiere: JK Randall & Eve Beglarian; Ersatz Marathon, Context, NYC, 31 May 1998

ELF AGAIN (1998) for indeterminate ensemble (5')
premiere: Dadadah, CBGB, NYC, 16 Mar 1998

FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE (1998) for accordion and electronics (12')
commissioned by choreographer Victoria Marks
premiere: the Dance Place, Washington DC, 20 Mar 1998

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BOY TOY/TOY BOY (1997) for two keyboards and electronics (5'30")
written for twisted tutu (Eve Beglarian + Kathleen Supové, keyboards)
premiere: twisted tutu, HERE, NYC, 22-24 Jan 1998
recording released Jan 2000 on OO Discs, Play Nice

PLAY NICE (1997) for solo harp, vibraphone, or toy piano (5')
written for Elizabeth Panzer
premiere: Elizabeth Panzer, Composers Collaborative, Bloomingdale House, 20 Apr 1997
Elizabeth Panzer recording released on OO Discs, summer 1999
twisted tutu recording released Jan 2000 on OO Discs, Play Nice

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CREATING THE WORLD (1996) for vln, bsn, guitar, electronic kbd, perc, and drums (12')
commissioned by the Paul Dresher Ensemble with funds from Meet the Composer
text: Czeslaw Milosz
premiere: Paul Dresher Ensemble, Helena, Montana, Mar 1997
recording released May 2006 on New World Records 80630-2, Tell the Birds
A Book of Days: Dec 31

MY FEELINGS NOW (1996) for voice and piano (4’)
written for twisted tutu; text: Hartati
premiere: twisted tutu, American Opera Projects, NYC, Sep 1996
recording released Jan 2000 on OO Discs, Play Nice
A Book of Days: Aug 12

WONDER COUNSELOR (1996) for pipe organ and electronics (10')
commissioned by the American Guild of Organists
premiere: Kyler Brown, AGO 100th Anniversary Convention, NYC, Jul 1996
recording released May 2006 on New World Records 80630-2, Tell the Birds
A Book of Days: Feb 4

music for THE BACCHAE (1996) for male chorus and Chinese instrumental ensemble (50')
commissioned by The New York Greek Drama Company
premiere: Chinese National Beijing-Opera Theater, Beijing, 14 Mar 1996
additional performances in Greece, Hong Kong, etc.

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LANDSCAPING FOR PRIVACY (1995) spoken voice & keyboards (7')
written for twisted tutu (Kathleen Supové, keyboards + Eve Beglarian, vocals)
text: Linda Norton
premiere: twisted tutu, American Opera Projects, New York, 8 Oct 1995
recording released on CRI 770, Emergency Music
recording re-released May 2006 on New World Records 80630-2, Tell the Birds

WOLF CHASER (1995) violin, amplified bowed cymbals, and tape (15')
premiere: twisted tutu with Robin Lorentz, violin, HERE, New York, 10 Aug 1995
recording released on CRI 780, Lesbian American Composers
premiere with video by Vittoria Chierici: 24 Oct 2008, Times Center, with Ana Milosavljevic, violin

MACHAUT IN THE MACHINE AGE IV: AY MI! (1995) processed electric chord organ (7')
written for twisted tutu (Kathleen Supové & Eve Beglarian )
premiere: twisted tutu, Roulette, New York, 22 Jun 1995

HOW I LIKE THAT TIME (1995) violin, two mbiras, and electronic tape (5')
written for Robin Lorentz, violin; text: Cheryl Boyce Taylor
premiere: twisted tutu, The Kitchen, New York, 30 Mar 1995

NO MAN'S LAND (1995) voice, amplified hand drum, two electronic keyboards (10')
written for twisted tutu (Kathleen Supové, keyboards, & Eve Beglarian, vocals & keyboards)
text: Janet Malcolm
premiere: twisted tutu, HERE, New York, 18 Jan 1995
recording released on OO Discs 33, Overstepping

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BABY-ANGEL BARCAROLLE (1994) two violins (2')
commissioned by the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division
premiere: New England Conservatory, 29 Jan 1995
A Book of Days: December 16

NO. YOU ARE NOT ALONE (1994) voices, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, electronics (15')
commissioned by Dance Theater Workshop; created with Ben Rubin & Mary Rodríguez
NoiseFloor choreography by Cydney Wilkes
premiere: Dance Theater Workshop, New York, 23 May 1994
Touchtone Tony released on Atavistic Records, State of the Union
longer version of Touchtone Tony released Jan 2000 on OO Discs, Play Nice
A Book of Days: May 14

typOpera (1994) voices and electronics (65')
commissioned by Music in Motion; created with Arthur Jarvinen & Jim Rohrig
premiere: CA EAR Unit and Eve Beglarian, Gammage Auditorium, Phoenix, 30 Apr 1994
GOOD DEAL EASIER: A Book of Days: January 1
THE BUNCACAN SONG: A Book of Days: June 20

THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN & HELL (1994) voice, flute, sax, oboe, bsn, viola, cb, pf, perc (14')
commissioned by Relâche
premiere: Relâche, Philadephia Arts Bank, 25 & 26 Mar 1994
recording released May 2006 on New World Records 80630-2, Tell the Birds

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ENOUGH (1993) soprano, piano & bass (5')
written for Bermuda Triangle (Dora Ohrenstein, soprano; Kathy Supové, piano; Robert Black, bass)
premiere: Bermuda Triangle, Bang on a Can Festival, The Kitchen, NYC, 25 May 1993

DISAPPEARANCE ACT (1993) sampled percussion & electronics (19')
commissioned by Hilary Easton & Company; choreographed by Hilary Easton
premiere: Dance Theater Workshop, NYC, 6-9 May 1993
recording released on OO Discs 33, Overstepping

MACHAUT IN THE MACHINE AGE II (1993) bass and MIDI percussion (5')
written for Basso Bongo (Amy Knoles, percussion & Robert Black, bass)
premiere: Basso Bongo, Monday Evening Concerts, Los Angeles County Museum, 22 Mar 1993
A Book of Days: January 17

LUPIE MONTANA'S SHOOTING SCRIPT (1993) a radio-film (20')
a collaboration with writer Denise Lanctot
premiere: CBGB's 313 Gallery, NYC, 28 Feb 1993

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DIVE MARKER (1992) sampled percussion & electronics (15')
commissioned by Dance Theater Workshop
choreographed by Cydney Wilkes
premiere: Dance Theater Workshop, NYC, 8-11 Oct 1992

UNDER MY SKIN (1992) percussion & sampled sounds (5')
commissioned by Colloquium Contemporary Dance Company
choreographed by Sari Eckler
premiere: Merce Cunningham Studio, 13-15 Mar 1992*

PRECIOSILLA (Margaret's Mix 1992) flute and tape (10')
premiere: Margaret Lancaster, Greennwich House, NYC, 13 Feb 1992
recording released on OO Discs 33, Overstepping

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ELOISE EXTENSIONS (1991) electronic cello & sampled cello sounds (7')
commissioned by Robert La Fosse for the New York City Ballet
premiere: New York City Ballet, NY State Theater, 27 May 1992

MACHAUT A GO-GO (1991) voice, alto sax, horn, trmb, el. guitar, vc, el.bass, harp & drums (7')
commissioned by Dadadah
premiere: Dadadah, La Mama, NYC, 8 Dec 1991
recording released on Rise Up, Accurate/Distortion
A Book of Days: May 7

OVERSTEPPING (1991) sampled voices and electronics (16')
commissioned by the Washington Ballet; choreographed by Monica Lévy
premiere: Washington Ballet, Kennedy Center, 15 May 1991
recording released on OO Discs 33, Overstepping
OVERSTEPPING I: A Book of Days: January 16
OVERSTEPPING II: A Book of Days: May 15
GUST: A Book of Days: August 14

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ELOISE (1990) electronic cello & sampled cello sounds (18')
commissioned by Cynthia Smith
premiere: Doma Gallery Soho, 17-18 Nov 1990, Jeffrey Krieger, cello
recording released 1992 by EVBVD Music

MACHAUT IN THE MACHINE AGE I (revised 1990) fl, cl, vln, vc, pf, perc (6')
commissioned by the Tisch School of the Arts
premiere: California EAR Unit, Los Angeles County Art Museum, 6 Nov 1991
A Book of Days: March 17

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GIZMO (1989) sampled voice and electronics (13')
commissioned by Cydney Wilkes to accompany her solo dance work
premiere: Mulberry Street Theater, 7-10 Dec 1989

BORN DANCIN' (1989) electric cello, drum machine & actor (16')
commissioned by Jeffrey Krieger
premiere: Jeffrey Krieger, Real Art Ways, Hartford, 17 Nov 1989
recording released 1992 by EVBVD Music

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MIRANDA'S KISS (1988) piano solo (13')
written for Anthony de Mare
premiere: Anthony de Mare, Young Concert Artists Recital, Kennedy Center, 6 May 1990
A Book of Days : April 1st

YOUR FACE HERE (1988) alto sax, piano, voices, & tape (12')
commissioned by the American Dance Festival;
choreographed by Ann Carlson
premiere: Durham, North Carolina, 14 -15 Jul 1988

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MAKING SENSE OF IT (1987) fl, cl, vln, vc, pf, perc, & tape (15')
commissioned by the New York New Music Ensemble
premiere: New York New Music Ensemble, NYC, 7 Mar 1988
Sense I is A Book of Days: January 4th
Sense II is A Book of Days: April 2nd
Sense III is A Book of Days: September 22nd

MAIDEN SONGS: SAPPHO & ALKMAN (1987) voices, barbitos, & cl (60')
commissioned by the New York Greek Drama Company
premiere: St. Mark's Danspace, 14-17 May 1987
videotape published in Sep 1988 by the New York Greek Drama Company
Honorable Mention, National Educational Film & Video Festival

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THE GARDEN OF CYRUS (1984-1986) electronic music (20')
premiere: Composers' Concordance, Middle Collegiate Church, 2 Mar 1987
recording released on OO Discs 33, Overstepping
electric guitar quartet arrangement of Garden V premiered by Dither, 12 June 2010
Garden I is A Book of Days: November 17th
Garden III is A Book of Days: April 22nd
Garden V is A Book of Days: July 22nd

ESCAPE TO THE STARS (1986) electronic music (60')
commissioned & released by Warner Audio Publishing

MACHAUT IN THE MACHINE AGE I (1986) pf & perc (5')
premiere: Alan Feinberg & Daniel Druckman, Weill Recital Hall, 13 May 1987
A Book of Days: March 17

GETTING TO KNOW THE WEATHER (1986) solo baritone sax (9')
premiere: Marshall Taylor, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 4 May 1986
baritone sax version: Dorn Publications, 1986

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MEDEA (1985) seven choral odes (20')
commissioned by the New York Greek Drama Company
premiere: Triplex II Theater, NYC, 17-20 Oct 1985
videotape published in 1986 by the New York Greek Drama Company

SPHERICAL MUSIC (1985) twelve marimbas (7')
premiere: Daniel Druckman & 11 recorded marimbas, NJ Guild, 3 Mar 1985
recording released by Jane Boxall, Spherical Music
A Book of Days: March 3

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A BIG ENOUGH UMBRELLA (1984) viola & tape (10')
premiere: Lois Martin, Composer's Concordance, NYC, 7 Nov 1985
First Prize, 1985 Atlanta Contemporary Chamber Ensemble Competition
A Book of Days: September 19

MICHAEL'S SPOON (1984) chamber ensemble, or two horns & tape (7')
premiere: Ruby Orval Duo, St. Michael's Church, 7 Apr 1989
A Book of Days: February 9

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FRESH AIR (1983) sax quartet & tape (6')
premiere: Yellow Springs Institute, Relâche, 18 Jun 1984
official U. S. submission to ISCM World Music Days, Hungary 1986
publisher: Dorn Publications, 1984

CLARINET QUARTET (1983) four Bb clarinets (10')
premiere: Washington Square Contemporary Music Series, NYU, 4 Feb 1985

PSALM 133 (1983) SATB chorus (3')
premiere: Washington Square Chorus, NYU, 17 Dec 1983

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FIVE FOR CLARINET (1982) solo Bb clarinet (6')
premiere: William Blount, New York University, 23 Jun 1983

MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA (1981-82) (15')
fulfilled the requirements for an M.A. in music composition from Columbia University

THREE LOVE SONGS (1981-82) mezzo-soprano, cl, vla, pf (6')
premiere: Interlude Concert Loft, North-South Consonance, 24 Oct 1982

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QUARTETTSATZ (1981) string quartet (8')
premiere: Westfield String Quartet, Trenton State Art Museum, 26 Jan 1986

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MAKING HAY (1980) two pianos (6')
premiere: JK Randall & Frank Brickle, Princeton University, 3 Mar 1980

UNCLE WIGGLY (1980) viola & tape (4')
premiere: International Computer Music Conference, 6 Nov 1981

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