TRACK LISTING

 

Mythical Spaces for percussion and fixed media electronics (2010)

Mike Truesdell percussion

1  I. Underground   1:50

2  II. Water   1:45

3  III. Forest   2:33

4  IV. Mountain   2:00

5  V. Temple   2:27

 

6  Breath (2015)  4:03

fixed media electroacoustic music

 

7  Lament for flute and interactive electronics (2015)  9:16

Wayla Chambo flute

 

8  In Illo Tempore for saxophone, bassoon, AMI: Automated Monochord

Instrument, and CARI: Cylindrical Aerophone Robotic Instrument (2012, rev. 2017)  7:48

David Wegehaupt saxophone Dana Jessen bassoon

 

The Seven Stars for amplified prepared piano (2012)

Aurie Hsu prepared piano

9  I. Ak (Dubhe)   2:05

10 II. Merak   1:26

11  III. Phecda   1:19

12  IV. Megrez   1:30

13 V. Alioth   1:43

14 VI. Mizar/Alcor   1:51

15 VII. Alkaid   2:07

 

 

 

CREDITS

 

Production of Mythical Spaces was made possible through generous support from the Dean’s  office at the Mason Gross School of the Arts and a Rutgers University Research Council Grant. Special thanks to all of the performers and engineers who worked on this album; my Expressive Machines Musical Instruments (EMMI) co-founders Troy Rogers and Scott Barton; University of Virginia faculty Judith Shatin, Matthew Burtner, and Ted Coffey; and my partner Aurie Hsu for her performance on this album, critical ear, and support.

 

Mythical Spaces

Recorded May 17, 2016 at the Mason Gross School of the Arts Recording Studio in New Brunswick NJ

 

Recording Engineer Gregory Mueller

Mixing Engineer Hansdale Hsu

 

Breath

Fixed media electroacoustic music 2015

 

Lament

Recorded September 27, 2016 at the Mason Gross School of the Arts Recording Studio in New Brunswick NJ

 

Recording Engineer Gregory Mueller

Mixing Engineer Hansdale Hsu

 

In Illo Tempore

Recorded April 15-16, 2017 at Little Knife Sanctuary in Knife River MN and April 29, 2017 at Clonick Hall, Oberlin Conservatory in Oberlin OH

 

Recording Engineers

Troy Rogers, Andrew Tripp

Mixing Engineer Steven Kemper

 

The Seven Stars

Recorded March 19, 2016 at Clonick Hall, Oberlin Conservatory in Oberlin OH

 

Recording Engineer Andrew Tripp

 

 

Executive Producer Bob Lord

Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Brandon MacNeil

Audio Director Jeff LeRoy

Engineering Manager Lucas Paquette

Mastering Shaun Michaud

Design & Marketing Director Brett Picknell

Design Emily Roulo

 

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Mythical Spaces

6  Breath 4:03

7  Lament 9:16

8  In Illo Tempore

Instrument, and CARI: Cylindrical Aerophone Robotic Instrument (2012, rev. 2017) 

The Seven Stars

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