Updated 17 July 2017



MULTIMEDIA



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


Eclipse[Voicespace III] VIDEO VERSION (1979) 16:48'
Electroacoustic vocal work
Quadraphonic computer generated and processed sound,
Electroacoustically processed voices,
Video images by Ed Emshwiller
Text fragments by Issa, Melville, Stevens,
Borges (The Moon, The Other Tiger ["...in the sun or deceptive moonlight..."]),
Joyce, García Márquez
Recorded voices: Carol Plantamura, Philip Larson
Recordings: Roger Reynolds
Technical assistance: Loren Rush
First performance with video, slides, film: 31 January 1980 [25']
First Intermedia Art Festival, Guggenheim Museum, New York City
Commissioned by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
EP67010A



Eclipse[Voicespace III] ELECTROACOUSTIC VERSION, cf. ELECTROACOUSTIC


The Emperor of Ice-Cream, cf. MUSIC FOR THEATER
(Staged) 8 Voices, Perc, Pf, Db


FLiGHT, cf. STRING ENSEMBLE
String Quartet


FLiGHT (2012-2016)
I Imagining, II Preparing, III Experiencing, and IV Perspective
String Quartet, A Montage of Texts Assembled by the Composer (pre-recorded and spatialized), centering on human aspirations for flight which span centuries and culture, Reconfigurable projection modules, Real-time Algorithmic sound processing, Multichannel sound distribution
JACK Quartet
Ross Karre, Visual design, Paul Hembree, Audio design
Recorded speakers: Eva Barnes, Lowell Gaspar, Carla Harting, Jack Mikesell
Robert Castro, Direction
First performances (complete): 30-31 October 2016
The Park Avenue Armory, New York
FLiGHT is commissioned by the JACK Quartet with the National Gallery of Art.
Partners include the James Madison University, The Phillips Collection, Mount Tremper Arts,
the University of California, the Dean of Arts and Humanities at UCSD, the Department of
Music at UCSD, the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Park Avenue
Armory, the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, the San Diego
Air and Space Museum, Caltech’s NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.


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



FLiGHT (2012-2016)
I: Imagining
String Quartet, Reconfigurable projection modules, Multichannel sound distribution
JACK Quartet
Ross Karre, Visual Design, Paul Hembree, Audio Design
Ingrid De Sanctis, Ben Lambert, Quynh-My Luu, Adrian Tafesh, Speakers
First performance (Movement !): 19 February 2015, 8:00 pm
2014-2015 Masterpiece Season, Concert Hall
Contemporary Music Festival, 17-19 February 2015
Forbes Center for the Performing Arts
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia



FLiGHT
I Imagining
String Quartet, Reconfigurable projection modules, Multichannel sound distribution
JACK Quartet
Ross Karre, Visual Design, Paul Hembree, Audio Design
Ingrid De Sanctis, Ben Lambert, Quynh-my Luu, Adrian Tafesh, Speakers
(Movements I, II, III) 8 March 2015 at 6:30 pm
66th American Music Festival: Personal Visions
National Gallery of Art
West Building, West Garden Court
Washington, DC

FLiGHT
I Imagining, II Preparing, and III Experiencing
String Quartet, Reconfigurable projection modules, Multichannel sound distribution
JACK Quartet
Ross Karre, Visual Design, Paul Hembree, Audio Design
Recorded speakers: Eva Barnes, Lowell Gaspar, Carla Harting, Jack Mikesell
Robert Castro, Direction
First performance (Movements I, II, III): 22 May 2016
The Phillips Collection, 57th Anniversary Celebration
Washington, DC



george WASHINGTON (2012-2013) 24'
Orchestra, 3 Narrators, Video projection,
Real-time sound processing and spatialization
2 Fl (Picc), Al-fl, 2 Ob, Ca, 2 Cl, B-cl, Cbs-cl, 2 Bsn, Cbsn,
4 Hn, 3 Tpt, 2 Tbn, B-tbn, Tba, 3 Perc, Pf, Hp,
Strings in traditional 5 sections
Ross Karre, Videographer, Jaime Oliver, Computer Cues, Josef Kucera, Sound Design
First performances: 3, 4, 5 October 2013
National Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Clark Young, Thomas Keegan, Philip Larson, Narrators
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Co-commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra through
a grant from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for
New Orchestral Works, the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association,
and the University of California
EP68437

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


I/O: A Ritual for 23 Performers (1970) 35-70'
(Staged) 9 Female Voices, 9 Male Mimes, 2 Fl, Cl,
2 Technician/Performers, live electronic processing, projections
First performance: 24 January 1971
Encounter Series, Pasadena
Commissioned by the Pasadena Museum of Art and the
California Institute of Technology
EP66424



JUSTICE, cf. MUSIC FOR THEATER
Actress, Soprano, Percussion, Multichannel computer sound,
Real-time spatialization, Staging


last things, I think, to think about, cf. VOICE(S) AND INSTRUMENT(S)
Bass Baritone, Piano, Stereophonic computer processed sound,
Optional 35mm slides of text


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


Ping (1968) 22'
Fl, Perc (Harmonium, Bowed Tam Tam, Bowed Cymbal), Pf,
35mm slide projections by Karen Reynolds,
16mm film by the composer (1968) as restored by Ross Karre (2011),
Quadraphonic electroacoustic sound, Live electronic processing
Text: the short story by Samuel Beckett
First performance: 5 June 1968
Orchestral Space '68, Tokyo
Roger Reynolds, Piano, Karen Reynolds, Flute,
Hiroshi Kumagai, Percussion
Akaji Maro, Film Actor
Originally published in SOURCE Magazine, No. 6
EP67806R



Vertigo VIDEO VERSION (1985) 16'50" +
Quadraphonic computer processed sound,
Video by Ed Emshwiller
First performance: 3 May 1986
The Pacific Ring Festival, La Jolla
Written under the auspices of the Systems Development Foundation
EP67809a

Electroacoustic version, cf. ELECTROACOUSTIC


22 (2004-2005) 30'
5.1 computer processed and spatialized sound, source recordings:
Anthony Burr (bass clarinet) and Steven Schick (percussion),
Real-time processing for coordination with motion capture system,
digital graphics, and dancer Bill T. Jones
First Performance: 9 April 2005
Arizona State University, ISA/AME motione project
Bill T. Jones, Dancer/Choreographer, Paul Kaiser, Shelly Eshkar,
Marc Downie, Digital Imagery, Pei Xiang, Musical Assistant
Commissioned by Arizona State University
ame.asu.edu/motione