Stars, Stripes, Batons and Circuits: American Music For Orchestra and Electronics

DONALD MACINNES (b. 1923)
Intersections for orchestra and tape (1963 rev 1968) [7′]
STEVE MACKEY (b. 1956)
Deal, for electric guitar, optional drummer and chamber orchestra (1996)
Tuck and Roll, concerto for electric guitar and orchestra (2000)
TOD MACHOVER (b. 1953)
Light, for chamber orchestra and computer electronics (1979) [32′]
Spectres parisiens, for chamber orchestra and electronics (1983-4) [25′]
Hyperstring Trilogy, for hypercello, hyperviola, hyperviolin, and chamber orchestra (1991-3, rev. 1996/7)
Sparkle (World Premiere, ACO Commission, 2001)
INGRAM MARSHALL (b. 1942)
Spiritus, for 4 amplified flutes, percussion, harpsichord and string orchestra (1983) [18′]
A Peaceable Kingdom, for chamber orchestra including electric keyboard and tape (1990) [16′]
Kingdom Come, for orchestra with digital audio tape (1997) [16′]
RONALD MAZUREK
Alleluia, for Chamber Orchestra and Tape (9:58)
BARTON McLEAN (b. 1938)
Voices of the Wild [movt 2: Primal Spirits], McLean Mix, synth, orch, 1987 [movt 1 by P. McLean]
PRISCILLA McLEAN (b. 1942)
A Magic Dwells, for orchestra and tape (1986) [15′]
Voices of the Wild, for orchestra including electronic instruments (1988) [14′]
JOHN MELBY (b. 1941)
Concerto for Computer-Synthesized Tape and Orchestra (1987) [19′]
STEPHEN MONTAGUE (b. 1943)
Voussoirs, for large orchestra and tape (1972) [28′]
Sound Round, for orchestra and digital tape delay (1973) [20′]
CARMAN MOORE (b. 1936)
The American Nebula, cantata for chorus and orchestra including saxophones, synthesizer and electric guitar (1976) [35′]
RICHARD MORYL (b. 1929)
Balloons, for orchestra including transistor radios (1971) [14′]
Loops, for antiphonally arranged homogeneous groups of instruments and tape (1973) [variable duration]
THEA MUSGRAVE (b. 1928)
Rainbow, for orchestra including synthesizer (1990) [12′]
VACLAV NELHYBEL (1919-1996)
Sine nomine, for vocal soloists, chorus, orchestra, organ and tape (1968) [10′]
Concerto Sprititoso No. 4, for solo medium voice, solo string quartet, orchestra and tape (1977) [20′]
RON NELSON (b. 1929)
What is Man?, oratorio for vocal soloists, chorus, orchestra, organ and tape (1967) [57′]
Trilogy – JFK – MLK – RFK, for soprano solo, orchestra and tape (1969) [26′]
RICHARD PEASLEE (b. 1930)
October Piece, for solo rock group (employing electrified instruments) and orchestra (1974) [15′]
RONALD PERERA (b. 1941)
The Saints: Three Pieces for Orchestra, for orchestra including saxophones, audience participation and tape (1990) [9′]
MEL POWELL (1923-1998)
Immobiles, for orchestra and/or tape (1967) [12′]
STEVE REICH (b. 1936)
The Four Sections, for orchestra including two synthesizers (1987) [25′]
ROGER REYNOLDS (b. 1934)
“Between”, for orchestra with function generator, ring modulator and sound distribution device (1968) [17′]
Archipelago, for orchestra with amplified harpsichord plus 4- or 8-channel tape (1982) [32′]
Transfigured Wind II, for orchestra and tape (1984) [35′]
The Dream of the Infinite Rooms, for orchestra and 4-channel tape (1986) [20′]
Symphony (Vertigo), for orchestra and computer-generated 4-channel tape (1987) [22′]
MARGA RICHTER (b. 1926)
Landscapes of the Mind I – Piano Concerto, for piano and orchestra including electric guitar, electric bass guitar, and electric sitar or synthesizer (1974) [29′]
JOHN RINEHART (b. 1937)
Passages, for soprano solo, orchestra and tape (1976) [9′]
Tombeau for Orchestra, with tape (1986) [20′]
Double Concerto, for 2 violins, orchestra and tape (1991) [20′]
NEIL ROLNICK (b. 1947)
Real Time, for orchestra including synthesizer (1983) [14′]
Drones and Dances, for orchestra including synthesizer (1987) [15′]
DAVID ROSENBOOM (b. 1947)
How much better if Plymouth Rock had landed on the Pilgrims, for variable ensembles including keyboards, just-tuned instruments, Neurona electronic system, computer assisted electronic instruments, birds and outdoor environments (1972) [duration variable]
LEONARD ROSENMAN (b. 1924)
Threnody on a Song of Karol Rathaus, for orchestra including alto saxophone, electric guitar and electric bass guitar (1971) [23′]
MIKLOS ROZSA (1907-1995)
Spellbound – film score for orchestra including theremin (1945)
Spellbound Concerto, for piano and orchestra including theremin, based on film score (1946) [10′]
The Lost Weekend – film score for orchestra including theremin (1945)
The Red House – film score for orchestra including theremin (1947)
ANNA RUBIN (b. 1946)
Freedom, Sweet and Bitter, for orchestra and tape (1987) [10′]
DARYL RUNSWICK
Six Episodes forming a Threnody, string orchestra and tape (1996)
LOREN RUSH (b. 1935)
The Cloud Messenger, for orchestra including harpsichord and electric guitar (1970) [18′]
Song and Dance, for orchestra and tape (1975) [22′]
WILLIAM RUSSO (b. 1928)
Three Pieces for Blues Band and Orchestra, including electric guitar and electric bass guitar (1960) [24′]
MICHAEL SAHL (b. 1934)
Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra (1974) [22′]
HOWARD SANDROFF (b. 1949)
Concerto for Electric Wind Instrument and String Orchestra {Yamaha Digital Wind Controller WX=7} (1988) [16′]
PETER SCHICKELE (b. 1935)
A Zoo Called Earth, for orchestra and tape (1977) [14′]
JOSEPH SCHILLINGER (1895-1943)
First Airphonic Suite, for theremin and orchestra (1929)
PAUL SCHOENFIELD (b. 1947)
Four Parables, for piano and orchestra including synthesizer (1983) [25′]
MAX SCHUBEL (b. 1932)
Overfeed, for orchestra and tape {performers also use transistor radios} (1973) [14′]
ELLIOTT SCHWARTZ (b. 1936)
Music for Orchestra, includes tape (1965) [7′]
Magic Music, for orchestra, piano and pre-recorded sounds (1967) [12′]
Island, for orchestra and pre-recorded natural sounds (1970) [12′]
Dream Overture, for orchestra, 2 tapes, phonodisc and optional lights (1972) [11′]
The Harmony of Maine, for Arp 2600 synthesizer and orchestra (1975) [18′]
Telly, for 5 woodwinds or brass, 4 percussionists, 3 TVs and tape (1972)
Zebra, for orchestra and tape (1981) [9′]
FRANCIS SCHWARTZ (b. 1940)
Yo Protesto, for orchestra and tape (1974) [11′]
ROBERT LEIGH SELIG (1939-1984)
Concerto for Rock Group and Orchestra, including electric guitar and electric bass guitar (1969) [28′]
JAMES SELLARS (b. 1943)
Concertorama, for solo piano doubling on synthesizer and an orchestra including electronic drums (1984) [25′]
The Music Machine, for orchestra including synthesizer (1990) [23′]
RALPH SHAPEY (b. 1921)
Songs of Eros, for soprano solo, solo string quartet, orchestra including saxophones and tape (1975) [30′]
The Covenant, for soprano solo, chamber orchestra and 2 two-track tapes (1977) [45′]
CHARLES SHERE (b. 1935)
Tongues, for improvising poet “speaking in tongues”, orchestra, tape and live electronics (1978) [28′]
EZRA SIMS (b. 1928)
Night Piece, for orchestra and electronic sounds (1990) [15′]
GARY SMART (b. 1943)
Del Diario de un Papagayo, for chamber orchestra and tape of pre-recorded parrot (1973) [9′]
ROBERT STERN (b. 1934)
Carom, for orchestra and tape (1971) [8′]
ERIC STOKES (1930-)
On the Badlands – Parables, for orchestra and tape (1972) [13′]
MORTON SUBOTNICK (b. 1933)
Play! No. 2, for orchestra and tape (1964) [12′]
Laminations, for orchestra and tape (1965)
Laminations no.2, for chamber orchestra and electronics (1969)
Two Butterflies, for orchestra with amplification (1974) (14′)
Before the Butterfly, for amplified instruments and orchestra (1975) [20′]
In Two Worlds (Saxophone Concerto), for alto saxophone doubling on a Yamaha WX7 wind controller, chamber orchestra and computer (1987) [35′]
A Desert Flowers, for orchestra and computer (1989) [25′]
ELIAS TANENBAUM (b. 1924)
Parallel Worlds, for orchestra and tape (1979) [14′]
Kaleidoscope, for string orchestra and tape (1986) [18′]
Columbus, for orchestra and tape (1991) [27′]
DIANE THOME (b. 1942)
The Ruins of the Heart, for soprano solo, orchestra and tape (1990) [18′]
The Palaces of Memory, for chamber orchestra and tape (1993)
MICHAEL TORKE (b. 1961)
Adjustable Wrench, for chamber orchestra including synthesizer (1987) [11′]
Ash, for orchestra including synthesizer (1988) [16′]
Black and White, for orchestra including electric bass guitar and sampling synthesizer (1988) [24′]
HARRY TRYTHALL (1930-)
Chroma I, for orchestra, tape, electronic sounds and lights (1970) [12′]
Cindy the Synth {formerly titled Minnie the Moog}, for orchestra including synthesizer (1974) [15′]
VLADIMIR USSACHEVSKY (1911-1990)
Colloquy, for orchestra and tape (1976)
Divertimento {formerly Celebration} for solo EVI, for orchestra and tape (1981) [13′]
EDGARD VARÈSE (1883-1965)
Ecuatorial (prayer from Popol Vuh of Maya Quiché, trans. Father Jimines), for chamber ensemble including 2 ondes martenots (1932-4)
Déserts, for wind and percussion ensemble and 2-track tape (1950-54)
DAVID WARD-STEINMAN (1936-)
Antares, for orchestra including synthesizer and tape (1971) [10′]
Elegy for Astronauts, for orchestra and tape (1986) [10′]
DONALD WHEELOCK (b. 1940)
Dreams Before a Sacrifice, for amplified mezzo-soprano, and orchestra including amplified harp and amplified piano (1981) [35′]
OLLY WILSON (b. 1937)
Akwan, for solo piano doubling on electric piano and orchestra including an additional group of amplified strings (1972) [16′]
BEATRICE WITKIN (1916-)
Reports from the Planet of Mars, for orchestra and tape (1978) [8′]
MAURICE WRIGHT (b. 1949)
Stellae, for orchestra and tape (1978) [15′]
RANDALL WOOLF
My Insect Bride, for chamber orchestra including Hohner Clavinet with distortion [12′]
HEE HAW, for chamber orchestra and sampler (1999) [8′]
Stones, for soprano, chamber orchestra and sampler [6′]
Where The Wild Things Are, for chamber orchestra including electric guitar, electric bass guitar, electric violin, Kurzweil PC88 and sampler (1997) [40′ (complete); 15′ (suite)]
CHARLES WUORINEN (b. 1938)
Orchestral and Electronic Exchanges, for orchestra and tape (1965) [15′]
The Celestial Sphere, oratorio for chorus, orchestra and tape (1980) [60′]
Bamboula Squared, for orchestra and quadraphonic tape (1984) [17′]
Five: Concerto for Amplified Cello and Orchestra (1987) [21′]
RAUL YA—EZ (b. 1973)
Concerto for Turntable {for DJ Radar} (2001)
JAMES YANNATOS (b. 1929)
Ritual Images, for orchestra and tape [17′]
FRANK ZAPPA (1940-1993)
I’m Stealing the Room, for orchestra including electric guitar (1972) [3′]
Penis Dimension, for orchestra including electric guitar (1972) [5′]
Mo ‘n’ Herb’s Vacation, for orchestra including electric bass guitar (1979) [28′]
Sinister Footwear, for orchestra including Moog synthesizer (1981)

 

From Stars, Stripes, Batons and Circuits: American Music For Orchestra and Electronics
by Elliott Schwartz
© 2001 NewMusicBox

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