Their Voices Go Out... (Tim Corlis) [3m06s]
Who's voice? Where does it originate? What motivates it? And where does
it end up?
The city is burning (David
Created July-August 2004 with Drew Stephen, horn.
Deus Ex Machina (Jason Stanford)
Crudely translated from Latin as 'god out of apparatus (or mechanism,
machine)' Deus Ex Machina
is an especially apt
statement given that this piece is a work wholly for computer-generated
multi-channel surround digital audio. The etymology of the term is from
ancient dramaturgy, when the character of a god was lowered by stage
machinery to resolve a plot or get the protagonist out of an impossible
I initially thought the title of this piece referred to the secular
meaning of epiphany, but I also like the sacred meaning for the piece,
although this is more abstract.
Fractal Sound-Scape 3 (Tim
For many years, I have been captivated by the visual images derived
from the Mandelbrot Fractal. A very simple equation, turned in on
itself in a recursive way results in a whole world of coastlines...
Movement in Time (Troy Ducharme)
...In the tape part, extreme registers and sounds that, although
suggestive, cannot be unequivocally linked to a natural or instrumental
sound source leave its interpretation wide open...
Photo (Tim Corlis) [9m28s]
Photo was written in association with Ewin Stringer's short film of the
same title. Both film and music struggle with the problem of identity
in making art - identity between artist and those who experience.
Second Nature (David Ogborn)
...Toronto's Tommy Thompson Park became a place towards which I
gravitated - not just as a place to escape the bustle of the city, but
as a heightened example of what one might call "second nature" - nature
as a construct of mankind, as a reflection of mankind's activity...
Street Song #1 (David Ogborn)
This is one of a series of pieces based on recordings of the anti-war
protests which took place in Toronto during Spring of 2003.
Street Song #2 (David Ogborn)
Violin, live electronics and protest recordings, realized in
collaboration with violinist Parmela Attariwala.
The Tone (Troy Ducharme)
is a stereo
tape piece exploring the implications of the following text by Oswald
Jonas, a disciple of Heinrich Schenker...
via sammartini (David Ogborn)
...an attempt to capture the deeper ambience of this characteristic
place, where neighbours would make dark humour out of the supposed
arrival at the door of the carabinieri
...The concept behind Unsequenced Memories was a retirement home in my
neighbourhood, which brought to my mind problems of memory. I was
interested in how, in the course of aging, many people retain very
clear distinct memories. At the same time, I became interested in how
difficult these memories sometimes are to keep in order...
Canadians think about the 2004 US election? (Tim Corlis) [10m05s]
An editorial radio program presenting the view-points of six Canadians
on the issues surrounding the election. Interview materials are
presented in the context of a musical collage. Broadcast by CKMS, CIUT
on November 4, 2004.