for tenor and amplified ensemble tenor, rock band, string quartet, and backing track
libretto by Anne Waldman, with additional lyrics by the composer
Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and the Allen R and Judy Brick Freedman Venture Fund for Opera. Developed by Beth Morrison Projects and the California Institute of the Arts. It was written for the LA based band, Timur and the Dime Museum.
for orchestra 2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2(I=Eb, II=bcl).bcl(opt).1.dbn-2.2.1.btbn.1-timp.perc(3):BD/tam-t/vib/glsp/4graduated brake dr./lg wooden plank/lg Chinese cyms-pft-strings
Commissioned by the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, with the support of Diane and Donald Cooley, as the second movement of The Conjured Life, and in memory of composer Lou Harrison on the occasion of his centenary.