Updated 17 July 2017


ELECTROACOUSTIC



Again (originally titled Template series one) [rev. 1971-74] (1970) 30'
2 Sopranos, 2 Fl, 2 Tbn, 2 Perc, 2 Db,
Quadraphonic electroacoustic sound, amplification, optional lighting
First performance: 20 July 1970
American Festival, Nuits de la Fondation Maeght, St-Paul-de-Vence
Evenings for New Music Ensemble, Lukas Foss, Conductor
EP66249



AngelSpace (2010) 24'
Real-time interactive computer music
First performance : 5 June 2010
Jacob Sudol, Computer Musician
ICMC, Stony Brook University - SUNY
Stony Brook, New York


The Angel of Death, cf. SOLO WITH ENSEMBLE
Solo Piano, Chamber Orchestra,
6-channel computer processed sound


Archipelago, cf. INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
Chamber Orchestra (32 players),
4- or 8-channel computer processed sound


Ariadne's Thread, cf. STRING ENSEMBLE
String Quartet, Computer generated sound


...brain ablaze...she howled aloud, cf. INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
One, two, or three Piccolos, Computer processed sound, Real-time computer spatialization


Compass, cf. VOICE(S) AND INSTRUMENT(S)
Tenor, Bass, Vc, Db, Quadraphonic electroacoustic sound,
35mm slide projections


Dream Mirror (2010)
Solo Guitar, Real-time algorithmic transformation
First Performance: 1 April 2011
Pablo Gómez Cano, Guitar, Jaime Oliver, Computer musician
"Music of Roger Reynolds"
Centro Mexicano para la Música y Artes Sonoras Conservatorio de las Rosas
Morelia, Mexico
TECHNICAL MANUAL
Four Real-Time Algorithms, Roger Reynolds (with Jaime E. Oliver and Paul Hembree) (2015)
Technical manual for the use of software in the works of Roger Reynolds (SEASONS: Cycle 1, Dream Mirror, MARKed MUSIC, Toward Another World, Positings, george WASHINGTON, FLiGHT, "Shifting, Drifting")
EP68491



The Dream of the Infinite Rooms, cf. ORCHESTRA
Solo Cello, Orchestra, Quadraphonic computer processed sound


Eclipse [Voicespace III] ELECTROACOUSTIC VERSION (1979) 16:10'
Electroacoustic vocal work
Quadraphonic computer generated and processed sound,
Electronically processed voices
Text fragments by Issa, Melville, Stevens,
Borges (The Moon, The Other Tiger ["...in the sun or deceptive moonlight..."]),
Joyce, García Márquez, Joyce, García Márquez
Recorded voices: Carol Plantamura, Philip Larson
Recordings: Roger Reynolds
Technical assistance: Loren Rush
First performance: 18 February 1982
Symphony Space, New York City
(Concert in honor of Ross Lee Finney)
Commissioned by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
EP67010B


Eclipse [Voicespace III] VIDEO VERSION, cf. MULTIMEDIA


FLiGHT (Stage 1) cf. MULTIMEDIA
String Quartet, Multiple projection surfaces, Multichannel sound distribution


...from behind the unreasoning mask, cf. INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
Trombone, Percussion (+ Assistant),
Quadraphonic electroacoustic sound


The Image Machine (2005) 25'
Real-time interactive computer music
Roger Reynolds, Computer, Pei Xiang, Musical assistant
First performance: 6 October 2005
Roger Reynolds, computer
Ultima Festival, Oslo


The Ivanov Suite (1991) 32:20'
Quadraphonic computer processed sound
(originally in an 8-channel format)
I. Trumpet Dream, II. The Scream, III. Religious Music,
IV. The Brides, V. Piccolo Dream,
VI. Monogatari ("Stories"), VII. Primitive Music
First performance: 5 July 1992
Computer Music Conference/Festival, Delphi, Greece
Commissioned by the Rockefeller Foundation
EP67527



JUSTICE, cf. MUSIC FOR THEATER
Actress, Soprano, Percussion, Real-time computer sound spatialization,
Computer processed sound, Staging by Tadashi Suzuki


Less than Two, cf. INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
2 Pianos, 2 Percussion,
Quadraphonic computer generated sound

MARKed MUSIC (2011) 18'
Solo Contrabass, Real-time algorithmic transformation
First performance: 25th August 2011
Mark Dresser, Contrabass, Jaime Oliver, Computer musician
The Stone, New York City

TECHNICAL MANUAL
Four Real-Time Algorithms, Roger Reynolds (with Jaime E. Oliver and Paul Hembree) (2015)
Technical manual for the use of software in the works of Roger Reynolds (SEASONS: Cycle 1, Dream Mirror, MARKed MUSIC, Toward Another World, Positings, george WASHINGTON, FLiGHT, "Shifting, Drifting")
EP68491



A Merciful Coincidence [Voicespace II] ELECTROACOUSTIC VERSION (1976) 35:47'
Quadraphonic vocal montage
Text: extract from Watt, a novel by Samuel Beckett
First performance electroacoustic version: 11 December 1976
Currents Series, Theatre Vanguard, Los Angeles
Commissioned by a National Endowment for the Arts Award
EP67807B


A Merciful Coincidence[Voicespace II] THEATER VERSION,
cf. THEATER


Not Only Night, cf. VOICE(S) AND INSTRUMENT(S)
Soprano, Fl (Picc), Cl Eb (B-cl), Pf, Vl, Vc,
Stereophonic computer processed sound


Odyssey, cf. VOICE(S) AND INSTRUMENT(S)
(originally titled Entre le galet et la dune)
Mezzo Soprano, Bass Baritone, Ensemble (16 players),
8-channel [4 + 4] computer processed sound, lighting


The Palace [Voicespace IV], cf. SOLO
(Modest staging) Bass Baritone, Quadraphonic
computer processed sound


Personae, cf. SOLO WITH ENSEMBLE
Solo Violin, Chamber Ensemble,
Stereophonic or Quadraphonic computer processed sound


Ping, cf. MULTIMEDIA
Fl, Perc (Harmonium, Bowed Tam Tam, Bowed Cymbal), Pf,
35mm slide projections, 16mm film,
Quadraphonic electroacoustic sound, live electronic processing


Positings (2012-2013)
Flute/Piccolo, French horn, Violin, Cello, Piano, Real-time sound spatialization
First performance: 2 March 2013
Southwest Chamber Music
Jeff von der Schmidt, Artistic Director
Larry Kaplan, Flute/Piccolo, Andrew Pelletier, French horn,
Lorenz Gamma, Violin, Peter Jacobson, Cello,
Ming Tsu, Piano, Paul Hembree, Computer
Ambassador Auditorium, The Colburn School
Los Angeles
Commissioned for the 25th anniversary of Southwest Chamber Music
by The James Irvine Foundation and the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
EP68415

TECHNICAL MANUAL
Four Real-Time Algorithms, Roger Reynolds (with Jaime E. Oliver and Paul Hembree) (2015)
Technical manual for the use of software in the works of Roger Reynolds (SEASONS: Cycle 1, Dream Mirror, MARKed MUSIC, Toward Another World, Positings, george WASHINGTON, FLiGHT, "Shifting, Drifting")
EP68491



Process and Passion, cf. STRING ENSEMBLE
Violin, Cello, Computer processed sound, Real-time computer spatialization (optional)

The Red Act Arias, cf. ORCHESTRA
Orchestra, Chorus, Narrator, 8-channel computer processed and spatialized
vocal, instrumental, and environmental sound


The Red Act Arias Suite 2001 (1997-2001) 15'
Multichannel computer processed sound
First performance: 8 May 2001
Warren Lecture Halls – Studio A, University of California, San Diego
First performance (1st version, 1997): 4 May 1998
Programa Musicistas,
Instituto de Artes da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul,
Porto Alegre, Brazil



SANCTUARY I, II, III, cf. PERCUSSION
Percussion Quartet, Real-time computer processed and spatialized sound, Lighting design


SEASONS: Cycle I, cf. INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Percussion, Real-time computer sound processing


...the serpent-snapping eye... (1978) 20'
Tpt, Perc, Pf, Quadraphonic computer synthesized sound
First performance: 31 January 1979
Mandeville Center for the Arts, La Jolla, Sonor Ensemble,
Edwin Harkins, Trumpet, Jean-Charles François, Percussion, Cecil Lytle, Piano
National Endowment for the Arts Award
EP66821



Shifting/Drifting (2015)
Solo Violin, Real-time algorithmic transformation
First performance: 25 September 2015
Irvine Arditti, Violin, Paul Hembree, Computer musician
ArtPower
Experimental Theater
Conrad Prebys Music Center
La Jolla, California

TECHNICAL MANUAL
Four Real-Time Algorithms, Roger Reynolds (with Jaime E. Oliver and Paul Hembree) (2015)
Technical manual for the use of software in the works of Roger Reynolds (SEASONS: Cycle 1, Dream Mirror, MARKed MUSIC, Toward Another World, Positings, george WASHINGTON, FLiGHT, "Shifting, Drifting")
EP68491


Sketchbook (for The Unbearable Lightness of Being), cf. SOLO
Low female voice accompanying herself at the piano,
electronic processing


Still [Voicespace I] (1975) 21'35"
Electroacoustic vocal work
Quadraphonic electroacoustic sound
Text from The Wanderings of Cain by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
First performance: 27 October 1976
Sixth Annual Contemporary Music Festival, Las Vegas
National Endowment for the Arts Award
EP67808



Submerged Memories, cf. SOLO WITH ENSEMBLE
Narrator, B-cl, Vln, Elect Gtr, Perc, Electroacoustic processing, Visual projections


Summer Island (Islands from Archipelago: I), cf. SOLO
Solo Oboe, Quadraphonic computer processed sound


Toward Another World (2010-2017) 22"
Solo Clarinet, Real-time algorithmic transformation
First performance: 31 July 2017
Anthony Burr, Solo Clarinet, Jacob Sundstrom, Real-time algorithmic transformation
Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference
Calit2 Auditorium
University of California, San Diego

[Preliminary version first performance: 12 July 2011
Bill Kalinkos, Solo Clarinet, Jaime Oliver, Real-time algorithmic transformation
MIZZOU New Music Summer Festival
Whitmore Recital Hall, University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri]



Traces, cf. PIANO
Piano, Fl, Vc, Multichannel electroacoustic sound (6 channels [3 stereo pairs]),
Real-time electronic signal processing


Transfigured Wind II, cf. ORCHESTRA
Solo Flute, Orchestra, Quadraphonic computer processed sound


Transfigured Wind III, cf. SOLO WITH ENSEMBLE
Solo Flute, Chamber Orchestra (14 players),
Quadraphonic computer processed sound


Transfigured Wind IV, cf. SOLO
Solo Flute, Quadraphonic computer processed sound


The Vanity of Words [Voicespace V] (1986) 20'12"
Electroacoustic vocal work
Stereophonic computer processed sound
Text drawn from The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
First performance: 6 June 1987
Festival International de Musique Expérimentale, Bourges
EP67333



Versions/Stages I-V (1986-91) 25'
Quadraphonic computer processed sound
I. Cello Dream, II. Dionysus (Text: Tadashi Suzuki's
adaptation of Euripides' The Bacchae), III. Waterfall,
IV. Farewell Cult (Text: Tadashi Suzuki's
"The Farewell Cult"), V. Ocean
First presentation: 29 March 1994
Intercambio/Exchange Concerts, CRCA, La Jolla
EP67528



Vertigo ELECTROACOUSTIC VERSION (1985) 19'30"
Quadraphonic computer processed sound
First performance: 25 April 1987
New and Unusual Music, San Francisco
Written under the auspices of the Systems Development Foundation
EP67809

Video version, cf. MULTIMEDIA

SUMMARY:
VOICESPACE (1975-1986)
Voicespace I, Still, Electroacoustic vocal work
Voicespace II, A Merciful Coincidence, Electroacoustic vocal work
(There is also a music for THEATER version for 3 vocalists and electroacoustic sound.
VOICESPACE II HAS 2 VERSIONS)
Voicespace III, Eclipse, Electroacoustic vocal work
(There is also a music for THEATER version with video by Ed Emshwiller. VOICESPACE 3 HAS 2 VERSIONS)
Voicepace IV, The Palace, (Modest staging) Bass Baritone,
        Quadraphonic computer processed sound
Voicespace V, The Vanity of Words. Electroacoustic vocal work


Watershed III, cf. SOLO WITH ENSEMBLE
Solo Percussion, Chamber Orchestra,
Optional real-time computer sound spatialization


Watershed IV (1995) 29'
Solo Percussion, Real-time computer sound spatialization
First performance: 11 April 1996
Mandeville Center for the Arts, La Jolla
Steven Schick, Percussion, Peter Otto, Spatialization
EP67667D

TECHNICAL SCORE by Roger Reynolds
EP67667DTECH