CELESTIAL CEREMONIES

electronic music      total duration: 12 minutes      1976 rev. 2017      Ann Arbor, MI and San Marcos, TX

I. Dark Energy

II. Black Hole

III. Gravitation

IV. Luminescence

Tyger

music inspired by the William Blake poem                                                           flute, alto sax, trombone, double bass, percussion      duration: 6 minutes

1970 rev 1972      Ann Arbor, Michigan

Microscopic Episodes

  1. protozoan picnic      2. bacterial biogenesis      3. attack of the antibodies

picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, Eng.hn, Eb cl, 3 Bb cl, alto cl, bass cl, 2 bsn, contra-bsn, alto sax, tenor sax, bari sax, 4 horns, 4 trp, 3 tbn, euph, tuba, timp, harp, 4 perc      Duration: 9 minutes

Dedicated to the memory of my father, who spent much of his life watching and counting the little creatures of the mystical microcosm