Sunday, December 15, 2013

Mandela Mandala, Op. 221

December 15, 2013)
For Sound Files
I. Early Life
II. Revolutionary Activity
III. Imprisonment
IV. End of Apartheid
V. Presidency of South Africa

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Communist Manifesto, Op. 220

(October 15, 2013)
for Voices and Orchestra
I. Borgeois and Proletarians
II. Proletarins and Communists
III. Socialist and Communist Literature
IV. Position of the Communists in Relations to the Varius Existing Opposition Parties


Sunday, August 18, 2013

At a Medical Deposition, Op. 219

(August 18, 2013)
For Voices and Orchestra
I. Let See What the MRI Says
II. It's a Lengthy Report, Doctor
III. There Were Also Some Loose Bodies


Saturday, August 17, 2013

Psalms, Book V, Op. 218

 Op. 218 PSALMS, BOOK V 
(August 17, 2013)
for Voice(s) and Orchestra
Psalm 107 "Oh Give Thanks Unto the Lord"
     [Asia Minor - Epitaph of Seikilos] [G106]
Psalm 108 (A Song - A Psalm of David)
     [Bernstein I opening]         [G107]
Psalm 109 (To the Choirmaster - A Psalm of David)
     [Morley - April]                         [G108]
Psalm 110 (A Psalm of David) -
     "Dixit Dominus - The Lord Said to My Lord"

      [Monteverdi - Psalm 109]                                         [G109]
Psalm 111  - "Confitebor tibi" -
     I Will Praise the Lord

     [Monteverdi - Psalm 110]                 [G110]
Psalm 112 - "Beatus vir"
     [Ambrosian - Aeterne rerum conditor]                 [G111]
Psalm 113-  "Laudate pueri" - Praise the Lord
     [Monteverdi - Psalm 112]                 [G112]
Psalm 114 - "When Israel Went Out of Egypt"
     [Moses and Aaron - X. "And the People Fled"]
     [Mendelssohn - Psalm 114, Op. 51:
          'Da Israel aus Ägypten zog']
     "Tremble Thou Earth"
      [Moses und Aaron - XI -
          "Sing to the Lord / Bitter Water"]                         [G113]
Psalm 115 "Not Unto Us"
     [Elijah Rock - VIII. CORO - Baal 
          (The Prophets of Baal and the People)
     [Mendelssohn - Psalm 115, Op. 31
           'Non Nobis, Domine']                                          [G114]
Psalm 116 "Love the Lord" 
     [Baude Cordier - "Amans Ames"] [G115]
Psalm 117  "Alleluja. Laudate Dominum, omnes gentes"
     [Aerial Requiem: Rex Tremendae]                 [G116]
Psalm 118 - "Haec Dies"
     [The Passion According to St. Matthew - 13] [G117]
Psalm 119 - "Beati Immaculati"
     [Stravinsky - Requiem Canticles] [G118]
Psalm 120 (A Song of Ascents) -
      "Ad Dominum cum Tribulare"
[Hans Leo Hassler] [G119]
Psalm 121 (A Song of Ascents) -
     "I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes"
[King David] [G120]
Psalm 122 (A Song of Ascents - Of David) -
     "I Was Glad / Pray for the Peace"
     "Laetatus sum"
[Monteverdi - Psalm 121] [G121]
Psalm 123 (A Song of Ascents) [Palestrina - 122] [G122]
Psalm 124 (A Song of Ascents - Of David) [G123]
    [Bourgeois - Old 124th /
     Stravinsky - Requiem Canticles: Exaudi]
Psalm 125 (A Song of Ascents)
     [Stravinsky - Requiem Canticles: Interlude] [G124]
Psalm 126 (A Song of Ascents)
     [Stravinsky - Requiem Canticles: Prelude] [G125]
Psalm 127 (A Song of Ascents - Of Solomon) -
     "Nisi Dominus"
[Monteverdi - Psalm 126] [G126]
Psalm 128 (A Song of Ascents) - "Beati Omnes"
     [Schutz - Psalm 128]                 [G127]
Psalm 129 (A Song of Ascents) -
     "Many a Time"

     (Britten - War Requiem: Agnus Dei)              [G128]
Psalm 130 (A Song of Ascents -
     "Out of the Depths" / "De Profundis" /
      Aus Tiefer Not]

     [Josquin, J.S. Bach, Schoenberg, Hovhaness,
          Bernstein, Rzewski]                                         [G129]
Psalm 131 (A Song of Ascents - Of David) 
     [Bernstein III]                 [G130]
Psalm 132 (A Song of Ascents) - O Lord, Arise
     [Thomas Weelkes]                 [G131]
Psalm 133 (A Song of Ascents)
     [Bach 140 / Bernstein III chorale] [G132]
Psalm 134 (A Song of Ascents) [Orff - Carmina Tanz] [G133]
Psalm 135 [Anonymous 1700] [G134]
Psalm 136  - Now Thank We [Stravinsky - Exaudi] [G135]
Psalm 137 - "By the Waters of Babylon" 
     [The Opera of Daniel] [G136]
Psalm 138 (A Psalm of David) "Confitebor tibi" /
     "I Will Praise the Lord"
[Honegger 3 Psalms: III] [G137]
Psalm 139 (To the Choirmaster - A Psalm of David) 
     [Eitzen - Search Me, O God]                 [G138]
Psalm 140 [Honegger 3 Psalms: II] [G139]
Psalm 141 (A Psalm of David) [Clemens non Papa] [G140]
Psalm 142 (A Maskil of David,
     When He Was in the Cave - A Prayer)

     [Alburger - King David: X]                         [G141]
Psalm 143 (A Psalm of David,
     When His Son Absalom Pursued Him)

     [Alburger - King David: XXII]                                  [G142]
Psalm 144 (A Psalm of David)
     [Alburger - Solomon: V "You Deserve to Die"]  [G143]
Psalm 145 (A Psalm of Praise - Of David)
    [Acrostic - Guido d'Arezzo - Hymn to St. John /
     Igor Stravinsky - Requiem Canticles: Exaudi,
     Serban Nichifor - Psalm 145]                  [G144]
Psalm 146 [J.S. Bach - Praise the Lord, My Soul]  [G145]
Psalm 147 - Part I "Laudabo"
     [Gregorian Chant - Psalm 146 /
     Alburger - Passion According to St. Matthew]          [G146]
     Part II "Lauda Jerusalem" [Monteverdi - Vespers]  [G147]
Psalm 148 - "Praise Ye the Lord from the Heavens"
     [Alburger - King David: IV-V]
Psalm 149 - "Praise the Lord, Sing a New Song
     [Dvorak - Psalm 149]
Psalm 150
     [Reich - Tehillim: IV / Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms: III]


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Instant Orchestrations, Op. 217

Op. 217 INSTANT ORCHESTRATIONS (July 25, 2013)
For (Voices and) Orchestra
I. The Wayfarer
II. The Lord's Prayer
III. Rod Song
IV. Spoil Song



April 27, 2013
The Opus Project presents Opus 4: Diabolical Deja Vu
Kate Bautch, Sarita Cannon, and Harriet March Page, Sopranos
The Opus Project Orchestra
Berkeley Arts Festival, Berkeley, CA

May 25, 2013
The Opus Project presents Opus 5
David Chavez, Tenor / The Opus Project Orchestra
Berkeley Arts Festival, Berkeley, CA

July 27, 2013
The Opus Project presents Opus 7
The Opus Project Orchestra
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Monday, June 10, 2013

With No Thoughts of Plagiarism, Op. 216

Sound-File Collisons
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) - Symphony of Psalms (1930): I. Exaudi / 
     Carl Orf (1895-1982) - Carmina Burana (1936): I. O Fortuna
Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) - La Creation du Monde (1923) /
     George Gershwin (1898-1937) - Rhapsody in Blue (1926)
Rachel Grimes (b. 1970) - Book of Leaves (2009): II. Every Morning /
     Feona Lee Jones (1985) - Water for Notes (2013): IV. Morning Mist

Friday, May 24, 2013

Three Sacred Choruses, Op. 215

(May 24, 2013)
I. Pater Noster
II. Ave Maria
III. Credo


Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Well-Tempered World, Op. 214

Op. 214 THE WELL-TEMPERED WORLD (May 23, 2013)
For Sound / Video Files
I. In C Major
          Ave Maria (1485)
          El Grillo (1500)
     Claudio Monteverdi
          L'Orfeo (1607)
     J.S. Bach
          Prelude and Fugue in C Major (1722)
          Invention in C Major (1723)
     F.J. Haydn
          Symphony No. 60 ("Il Distratto") (1774)
          Symphony No. 94 ("Surprise") (1791): II
          Missa in tempore belli (1796)
     W.A. Mozart
          Oboe Concerto, K. 314 (1777)
          Piano Sonata, K. 545 (1788)
          Symphony No. 41 ("Jupiter"), 558 (1788)
     Ludwig van Beethoven
          Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15 (1797)
          Rondo, Op. 50, No. 1 (1797)
          Symphony No. 1, Op. 21 (1800)
          Triple Concerto, Op. 56 (1803)
          Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 (1823)
     Franz Schubert
          Symphony No. 9 ("Great") (1825)
     Felix Mendelssohn
          Midsummer Night's Dream (1842): Wedding March
     Frederic Chopin
          Prelude in C, Op. 28, No. 1 (1839)
     Georges Bizet
          Symphony in C (1855)
     Jan Sibelius
          Symphony No. 3, Op. 53 (1907)
     Ralph Vaughan Williams
          Piano Concerto (1926)
     Maurice Ravel
          Bolero (1928)
     Igor Stravinsky
          Symphony in C (1940)
     Sergei Prokofiev
          Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 26 (1921)
     Dmitri Shostakovich
          String Quartet No. 1, Op. 49 (1938)
          Symphony No. 7, Op. 60 (1941)
          Prelude and Fugue in C Major, Op. 87 (1952): I
     Terry Riley - In C (1964)
     Mark Alburger - Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 61 (1998)
II. In C Minor
     J.S. Bach
          Prelude and Fugue in C Minor (1722)
     C.P.E. Bach
     F.J. Haydn
          Symphony No. 88 ("Surprise"): II. ... Minore
     Ludwig van Beethoven
          "Pathetique" Sonata
          Symphony No. 5
Hector Berlioz
          Requiem: Dies Irae (1830)

     Anton Bruckner
          Symphony No. 1 (1866)
          Symphony No. 2 (1872)
          Symphony No. 8 (1887)
     Johannes Brahms
          Symphony No. 1
Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection")
III. In C# Major
IV. In C# Minor
     Ludwig van Beethoven
          "Moonlight" Sonata
Franz Liszt -
          Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C# Minor
Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 5
Amy Beach
          Piano Concerto in C# Minor, Op. 45
     Sergei Rachmaninoff
          Morceaux De Fantasie, Op. 3: Prelude in C# Minor
     Sergei Prokofiev
          Symphony No. 7
Dmitri Shostakovich
          Violin Concerto No. 2
V. In D Major
     Claudio Monteverdi
          Vespers (1610): Deus in Adjutorium
      Antonio Vivaldi
          Gloria: I. Gloria
     G.F. Handel
          Messiah: Hallelujah
     F.J. Haydn
          Symphony No. 94 ("Surprise")
Sergei Prokofiev
          Symphony No. 1 ("Classical")
VI. In D Minor
     Conrad Paumann
          Mit Ganczem Willen
Heinrich Schutz
          Saul, Saul
J.S. Bach
          Invention in D Minor (1723)
     Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 1: III
VII. In Eb Major
     J.S. Bach
          The Well-Tempered Clavier: Prelude and Fugue in Eb Major
          Prelude and Fugue in Eb Major, BWV 552 (orch Arnold Schoenberg, 1928)
     G.F. Haydn
          Symphony 103 in Eb Major ("Drum Roll")
     Jan Sibelius
          Symphony No. 5
Gustav Holst
           Suite No. 1 in Eb Major
VIII. In Eb Minor
     Frederic Chopin
          Prelude in Eb Minor
Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 1
IX. In E Major
     Antonio Vivaldi
         The Four Seasons: Spring
X. In E Minor
     Rex Caeli
Antonin Dvorak
          Symphony No. 9 ("From the New World")
Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 7 in E-Minor
Dmitri Shostakovich
          Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93
XI. In F Major
     Antonio Vivaldi
          The Four Seasons: Autumn
     J.S. Bach
          Brandenburg Concerti 1, 2,
          Invention in F Major
Ludwig van Beethoven
         Symphony No. 6, 8
Johannes Brahms
         A German Requiem
         Symphony No. 3
Antonin Dvorak
          American Quartet
Maurice Ravel
          String Quartet
George Gershwin
          Piano Concerto in F
Dmitri Shostakovich
          Piano Concerto No. 2
XII. In F Minor
     Peter Tchaikovsky
          Symphony No. 4
Ralph Vaughan Williams
          English Folk Song Suite
          Symphony No. 4
          Tuba Concerto in F Minor
Dmitri Shostakovich
          Symphony No. 1 in F Minor
XIII. In F# Major
XIV. In F# Minor
     W.A. Mozart
          Violin Concerto No. 5 ("Turkish"): III
XV. In G Major
     J.S. Bach
          Brandenburg 3-4
     Ludwig van Beethoven
          Piano Concerto No. 4
     Frederic Chopin
          Prelude in G Major
Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 4
     Maurice Ravel
         Piano Concerto in G
     Igor Stravinsky
     Francis Poulenc
     Dmitri Shostakovich
         Fugue in G Major
XVI. In G Minor
     Antoine Busnois (1430-1492)
          L'Homme Arme (1460)
     Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
          Concerto Grosso in G Minor ("Christmas"), Op. 6, No. 8 (1713)
     Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
          Dido and Aeneas (1689): Dido's Lament
     J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
          Organ Fugue in G Minor ("Little") (1707)
          Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor ("Great") (1720)
     F.J. Haydn (1732-1809)
          Symphony No. 83 ("La Poule") (1785)
     W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
          Symphony No. 40 (1788)
     Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
          Symphony No. 1 ("Winter Dreams") (1868)
     Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
          Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 (1878), No. 8 in G Minor (Furiant)
     Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
          Pelleas et Melisande, Op. 89 (1894): III. Sicilienne
     Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
          String Quartet, Op. 10 (1893)
     Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
         Mass in G Minor (1921)
     Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
          Piano Concerto No. 2 (1912)
     Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
          Organ Concerto (1938)
     Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
          Symphony No. 11 ("The Year 1905") (1957)
XVII. In Ab Major
XVIII. In G# Minor
XIX. In A Major
     W.A. Mozart
          Violn Concerto No. 5
          Clarinet Concerto
          Symphony No. 7
     Franz Schubert
          "Trout" Quintet
Felix Mendelssohn
          Symphony No. 4
     Frederic Chopin
          Prelude in A
     Cesar Franck
          Violin Sonata
     Aaron Copland
          Appalachian Spring
     Dmitri Shostakovich
          Symphony 15
XX. In A Minor
     Richard Coeur-de-Lion
          Ja Nuns Hons Pris
     Carlo Gesulado
          Moro Lasso
J.S. Bach
          The Well-Tempered Clavier: Prelude and Fugue in A Minor
          Two-Part Inventions: XIII. A Minor
          Christmas Oratorio: V. Chorale
     W.A. Mozart
          Violin Concerto No. 5 ("Turkish"): III. - Trio
          Requiem: Confutatis Maledictis
     Ludwig van Beethoven
          Fur Elise
          Symphony No. 7: II (beginning)
      Richard Wagner
          Tristan und Isolde
Felix Mendelssohn
          Symphony No. 3 ("Scottish"): I
      Frederic Chopin
          Piano Prelude No. 2 in A Minor
Edvard Grieg
          Piano Concerto in A Minor: I
     Gustav Mahler
          Symphony No. 6: I
     Leonard Bernstein
          Chichester Psalms: II. - Psalm 2
XXI. In Bb Major
XXII. In Bb Minor
XXIII. In B Major
XXIV. In B Minor
     Frederic Chopin
          Prelude in B Minor



June 12, 2021
The Opus Project presents Opus 89: Brave New Order
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July 24, 2021
The Opus Project presents Opus 90: Sound at the Beginning of the Funnel
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December 4, 2021
The Opus Project presents Opus 93: Transgression Transition Transmissions
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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Hamlet, Op. 213

Op. 213 HAMLET (May 18, 2013)
Opera for Voices and Orchestra (after William Shakespeare)
Act I
     Scene 1 Elsinore - A Platform Before the Castle
     Scene 2 A Room of State in the Castle
     Scene 3 A Room in Polonius's House
     Scene 4 The Platform
Act II
     Scene 1 A Room in Polonius's House
     Scene 2 A Room in the Castle
     Scene 1 A Room in the Castle
     Scene 2 A Hall in the Castle
     Scene 3 A Room in the Castle
     Scene 4 The Queen's Closet
Act IV
     Scene 1 A Room in the Castle
     Scene 2 Another Room in the Castle
     Scene 3 Another Room in the Castle
     Scene 4 A Plain in Denmark
     Scene 5 Elsinore. A Room in the cCastle
     Scene 6 Another Room in the Castle
     Scene 7 Another Room in the Castle
Act V
     Scene 1 A Churchyard
     Scene 2 A Hall in the Castle 


Saturday, April 13, 2013

Six Enneads, Op. 212

Op. 212 SIX ENNEADS (April 13, 2013)
For Orchestra (After Plotinus)
2222 2231 Hp Cel Strings
I.  Pleasure and Pain
II.  The Ordered Universe
III.  Fate
IV.  The Essence of the Soul
V.  The Three Hypostases
VI.  The Kinds of Being


Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Decameron - Fourth Day, Op. 211

Op. 211 THE DECAMERON (March 14, 2013)
100 Novels for Voices and Instruments
FOURTH DAY / Introduction
Novel I.  Tancred Slays Ghismonda's Lover
Novel II.  Fra Alberto Gives a Lady to Understand She Is
     Beloved of the Angel Gabriel
Novel III.  Three Young Men Love Three Sisters
Novel IV.  Gerbino Attacks a Ship to Rescue the
     King of Tunis's Daughter
Novel V.  Lisabetta's Brothers Slay her Lover
Novel VI.  Andreuolo Loves Gabriotto
Novel VII.  Pasquino Rubs a Leaf of Sage
Novel VIII.  Girolamo Returns to Find Salvestra Married
Novel IX.  Sieur Guillaume de Roussillon Slays his Wife's Paramour
Novel X.  The Wife of a Doctor Deems her Lover,
     Who Has Taken an Opiate, to Be Dead 


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Infinite Corporeal Music Generator, Op. 210


Found Texts,

Text-Generated Music,

Found Musics

I. The Emerging Leadership Position

II. An Environment

III. A Quality-Oriented Customer Partnership