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Center for the Arts Theater
Thursday, March 30, 1995
Alvin Singleton: Secret Desire to Be Black (Quartet No. 2) (1988)
Kronos Quartet:
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello
Written for Kronos
Terry Riley: Ascensión (1993)
David Tanenbaum, guitar
Written for David Tanenbaum
Mari Kimura:Gemini (1994)
Mari Kimura, solo violin (movement I)
Zeta MIDI violin and interactive computer systems (movement II)
(World première)
Lou Harrison:Varied Trio (1987)
Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio:
David Abel, violin
Julie Steinberg, piano
William Winant, percussion
Written for the Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio


Muhal Richard Abrams:The Prism I and The Prism 2 (1995)
Muhal Richard Abrams, piano
Eddie Allen, trumpet
Alfred Patterson, trombone
World premières
These two works of Muhal Richard Abrams were commissioned by Other Minds especially for this concert series.
Center for the Arts Theater
Friday, March 31, 1995
Kronos Quartet
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello
All works on this program were written for Kronos

Ashot Zograbyan:Novelette (1992)
United States première
Terry Riley: "The Gift" from Salome Dances for Peace (1985-86)
Don Byron: There Goes the Neighborhood (1994)
I. Calypso
II. Strong at the Broken Places
III. Colgate Gardens
West Coast Première
Ingram Marshall: Fog Tropes II (1993)
For string quartet and tape
Assisted by David Wessell
Tan Dun: Ghost Opera (1994)
Wu Man, pipa
For string quartet and pipa with water, stone, paper and metal
West Coast première
George Coates Performance Works
Saturday, April 1, 1995, 2:00 pm

Music and Technology:
A Performance and Demonstration

Mari Kimura: Eco II (1993)
Mari Kimura, violin and real-time signal processing
Charles Amirkhanian: Gold and Spirit (1984)
Composition for tape
Calliope Tsoupaki: Mania (1988)
Mari Kimura, violin
Rex Lawson, in conversation with Charles Amirkhanian,
demonstrates the pianola, its repertoire, and its possibilities at (20th) century's end
Conlon Nancarrow: Toccata (1935)
Mari Kimura, violin, and Rex Lawson, pianola
Center for the Arts Theater
Saturday, April 1, 1995
Lou Harrison: Five Short Pieces
I. Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen (1977)
II. Serenado (1952)
III. Air (1978)
IV. Usul-little homage to Sinan (1978)
V. Jahla-in the form of a Ductia to Pleasure Leopold Stokowski on his ninetieth birthday (1972)
David Tanenbaum, guitar
William Winant, percussion (on Nos. III, IV and V)
Calliope Tsoupaki: Compulsive Caress (1993)
David Tanenbaum, guitar
West Coast première
Frances White: Trees (1992)
Members of Sonus Imaginorem:
Kathryn Stenberg, violin
Candace Guirao, violin
Kurt Rohde, viola
West Coast première


Don Byron: Tears (1994)
(The press made) Rodney King (responsible for the LA riots) (1994)

Bubber Miley (for Ellington Orchestra): Jubilee Stomp

Don Byron, clarinet
Rex Lawson playing pianola rolls including
Igor Stravinsky: from Petrushka
Igor Stravinsky: Study for Pianola
Claude Debussy, arr. J. Lawrence Cook: Clair de Lune
Rex Lawson, pianola
Ingram Marshall: Sierran Songs (1994)
I. John Muir: "The Sierra Matterhorn" from The Mountains of California (1894)
II. Jack Kerouac: from The Dharma Bums
III. Gary Snyder: "On Climbing the Sierra Matterhorn Again After Thirty-One Years" from Not Nature
IV. John Muir: "On Mt. Ritter" from The Mountains of California
V. Gary Snyder: "For/From Lew" from Not Nature
VI. Lew Welch: from Song of the Turkey Buzzard
Paul Hillier, voice
Daniel Kennedy, percussion
Ingram Marshall, electronics
Bay Area première