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David Starobin: Steps
New Music with Guitar, Volume 10 (various composers)
Bridge Records/2016
soprano: Rosiland Rees; guitar: David Starobin; text: Frank O'Hara; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and letters, New York City, April 1976; time: 10:02

Bernadette Speach: Woman Without Adornment, part II
Mode Records/2002
reciter, text: Thulani Davis; voice: Alva Rogers; guitar: Jeffrey Schanzer; bass: Mark Dresser; piano, conductor: Bernadette Speach; recorded at LRP Studios, New York City, 2000-2001, composition year: 1995; selection time: 5:27

ZNR: Le grande compositeur vu du face
Barricade 3
ReR Megacorp/1993 (orig. Isadora LP/1976)
piano, electric piano: Hector Zazou; piano, electric piano with echo: Joseph Racaille; ARP 2600 synthesizer: Gilly Bell; clarinets: Patick Portella; recorded at Gilly Bell's studio, Ventabren, France, January 1976; time: 2:55

Meredith Monk: Railroad (Travel Song)
Piano Songs
solo piano: Bruce Brubaker; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, April 2012; composition year: 1981; time: 2:12

Paula Matthusen: in absentia
Pieces for People
Innova Recordings/2015
(for violin, piano, and miniature electronics); violin: Todd Reynolds; piano: Yvonne Troxler; composition year: 2008; time: 4:32

Jenny Olivia Johnson: Starling
Don't Look Back
Innova Recordings/2015
vocals: P. Lucy McVeigh, spoken vocals: Adam Weiner; clarinets: Eileen Mack; bassoon: Andrew Delcios; violin: Todd Reynolds; cellos: Peter Gregson, David Russell, Melinda Menzes; guitars: Lisa Liu; electric guitar, didgeridoo: Dan Kozak; pianos: Isabelle O'Connell, Eliko Akahori, Jake Penn Kozak; percussion: Jude Traxler; electronics, percussion, synthesizer, lyrics: Jenny Olivia Johnson; conductor: Nathaniel Berman; recorded at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York; time: 16:48

Judith Shatin: Piping the Earth
Piping the Earth
Captone Record/2003
The Moravian Philharmonic, conductor Joel Suben; recorded at Olomouc Cocert Hall, Czech Republic, September 2002; composition year: 1990; time: 8:27

Christian Wolff: Incidental Music 44
Incidental Music and Keyboard Miscelany
Mode Records/2015
piano: Christian Wolff; recorded at Radiohuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 2005; composition years: 2003, 2004; time: 0:35


Robert Carl: The World Turned Upside Down
The Geography of Loss
New World Records/2016
Hartt Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Christopher Zimmermann; recorded at Belding Theater, Hartford, March 31, 2005; time: 9:43; based on the English ballad "The World Turned Upside Down"

Elainie Lillios: Earth Ascending
I. Earth Body, Light Body (4:48)
II. Wringcliff Beach (6:05)
III. Pool (4:22)
Music from SEAMUS Volume 11 (various artists)
(for female voice and fixed media); soprano: Deborah Norin-Kuehn; composition year: 2001; total time: 15:20

Richard Lainhart: Staring at the Moon
Ten Thousand Shades of Blue
XI Records/2001
(for realtime interactive computer with bowed and struck vibraphone); vibraphone, computer: Richard Lainhart; recorded at SUNY Albany Electronic Music Studio and O-Town Studio; composition year: 1987; time: 8:30

Johanna M. Beyer: Music of the Spheres
Women in Electronic Music -- 1977 (various artists)
New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media
New World Records/2007 (orig. 1750 Arch LP/1977)
(for three electrical musical instruments, or strings, triangle and lion's roar); The Electric Weasel Ensemble (music easel synthesizers: Allen Strange, Stephen Ruppnthal, David Morse; pulse control: Brenda Hutchinson; frequency shifting, mix: Brenda Hutchinson; triangle: Charles Amirkhanian; recorded by Robert Shumaker, 1750 Arch Studios, 1977; composition year: 1938; time: 5:59

Laurie Spiegel: Kepler's Harmony of the Worlds
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012
GROOVE computer music system: Laurie Spiegel; recorded at Bell Labs, 1977; time: 10:38

Curtis Roads: Sonal Atoms
CCMIX Paris -- Xenakis- UPIC - Continuum (various artists)
Mode Records/2001
computer music on tape, realized at Les Ateliers UPIC (CCMIX), Paris, 1998; 3:41

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