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...and the Word became flesh

Written For

Instrument and Computer




Commissioned by the New Century improv! Ensemble at the University of Oklahoma. Completed March 2019, Norman, Oklahoma

Program Notes

This piece turns words into music by means of a simple synthesizer that I programmed in Max/MSP. As the computer player types the words, each letter triggers a sound; punctuation and spaces change the settings of the synthesizer. The instrumentalist improvises their part, interacting with the electronic sounds and expressing the chosen text as best they can.



4/28/19 - New Century improv! Ensemble, Pitman Recital Hall, University of Oklahoma
4/7/19 - Composing Tomorrow, Pitman Recital Hall, University of Oklahoma

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