Thursday, April 1, 1993

Business As Usual, Op. 49


Op. 49 BUSINESS AS USUAL (April 1, 1993; New Music, 1993)
Nine Crises for Brass Quintet (and Voice)
Nine Crises-Madrigals for Voices and Instruments
Nine Crises for Woodwind Quinet (and Voice)
Nine Crises-Madrigals for Voice and String Quartet (1994; New Music, 1994)
Nine Crises-Madrigals for Voice and Piano
Found Texts
IA. Torculus Man
IB. Six Friday Nights
IC. The Second Death
IIA. Caucasian Sketchbook
IIB. Business As Usual
IIC. Information Wanted
IIIA. You'll Drive It Out
IIIB. Buttonwillow
IIIC. Shane O'Donlan

May 1, 1993
Mark Alburger, Voice and Sequencer
Albrecht Auditorium, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

March 17, 1995
Mark Alburger, Voice and Sequencer
National Association of Composers, Palo Alto, CA

July 4, 1996
Mark Alburger and Beatrice Kustin, Voices; NEW MUSIC String Quartet
Music Next Millenium, San Francisco, CA

November 4, 1996
Mark Alburger, Voice; NEW MUSIC String Quartet
NOW Music Festival, Angelico Auditorium, Dominican College, San Rafael, CA

November 17, 1996
Mark Alburger, Voice; NEW MUSIC String Quartet
Opus 415 Marathon, ODC Performance Gallery, San Francisco, CA

October 1997
Mark Alburger, Voice; Onyx Quartet
20th Century Forum, Community Music Center, San Francisco, CA

February 26, 1998
Mark Alburger, Voice; Tuolumne Brass
Venue 9, San Francisco, CA

March 7, 1998
Mark Alburger, Voice; Tuolumne Brass
American Composers Forum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

March 14, 1998
Tuolumne Brass
Flying Whale Studio, Nevada City, CA

May 3, 1998
Pacific Sticks
Star Classics Recital Hall, San Francisco, CA

September 19, 1998
Mark Alburger, Voice; Tuolumne Brass
Tuolumne Brass Concert, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

June 2, 2002
Mark Alburger, Voice
Missing Persons Concert, Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

May 15, 2006
Mark Alburger Voice, DVC Woodwind Quintet
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

October 16, 18, 20, 23 (no recording on 25, due to bomb scare), 27, 2006
Mark Alburger, Voice and MIDI
Diablo Valley College Music Technology Center, Pleasant Hill, CA

October 29, 2006
Mark Alburger, Voice, Digital Audio and MIDI
Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

April 20, 2007
Mark Alburger, Voice; San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra
Old First Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA

April 26, 2007
Mark Alburger, Voice
Diablo Valley College Duck Pond, Pleasant Hill, CA

Recordings:
TOO MANY VERSIONS OF BUSINESS AS USUAL
(Complete Works, Volume 12)
L.A. STORIES
(Complete Works, Volume 13)