Music for Fixed Media


1. Light and Dark (2013) 6:41

(samples of Krzysztof Pendereckiā€™s String Quartet No. 1 ā€“ Tale String Quartet; Franz Schubert Ave Maria ā€“ Luciano Pavarotti, Tenor, John Wustman, Piano; and accompanying electronic sounds)

2. iMusic (2011) 6:23

(recorded sounds from portable computers and computer devices, computer music, including a few segments from the early Columbia/Princeton recordings, mixed with original electronic sounds)

3. Benjamin Franklin Mixup B. F. String Quartet (as originally written for open strings) with Digital Samples and Electronics by John Holland (1778 / 2012) 6:47

1. Intrada, alla breve
2. Menuetto
3. Capriccio
4. Menuetto
5. Siciliana

The Kohon Quartet

4. Cageiana (2012) 2:43

(samples from John Cage’s Six Melodies for Violin and Keyboard (1950) No. 1 with Annelie Gahl, Violin, Klaus Lang, Fender Rhodes and Music for Amplified Toy Pianos (1960), Juan Hidalgo, Walter Marchetti, Gianni-Emilio Simonetti, Toy Pianos (with plastic cow); with hand-held percussion, nature sounds (bullfrog, yeast), and original electronic sounds by John Holland)

5. Mixed Beats for Two Keyboard Synthesizers, Digital Percussion, and Electronic Sounds (2012) 10:55

John Holland – Keyboard Synthesizers

6. Siderius Nuncius for Synthesizers, Electronic Sounds, and Signals from Space (2005) 4:18

7. Soft Listening (1980) 8:29

(quiet percussion sounds and soft resonant tones are combined with various electronic sounds to produce a quiet listening environment)

8. Visitations of J. S. Bach (Electronic Version) (2010) 15:21

(electronic music, samples from traditional works of J. S. Bach, accompanied by digitally modified photographs)