resource guide 13: Christian Wolff

reference:

work list: Peters / Dartmouth
scores: purchase / library
Dartmouth pages
OHAM

books:

Changing the System: The Music of Christian Wolff

Cues
cues
Christian Wolff (American Composers)

interviews/talks/documentaries/writings:

Changing the System
1971
1972 – Conversations with John Cage and Christian Wolff
1985
1994
1997
April 1998
January 2002
October 2006
April 2008
April 2008
June 2010
October 2010
January 2012 1 / 2

works:
numbering matches Dartmouth listing

1. Duo for violins (1950)

4. Serenade (1950)

6. For prepared piano (1951)
YouTube YouTube

7. Trio (1951)
SoundCloud

9. For Piano (I) (1952)
YouTube YouTube

10. For Magnetic Tape (1952)

11. For Piano II (1953)

12. Suite (I) (1954)

13. For piano with preparations (1957)

14. Duo for pianists I (1957)
CD

15. Sonata (1957)
CD

16. Duo for pianists II (1958)
YouTube CD

17. For pianist (1959)
YouTube YouTube

19. Duet I (1960)
YouTube CD

22. Trio II (1961)

23. Duo for violinist and pianist (1961)

24. Summer (1961)
YouTube play

25. For 5 or 10 players (1962)
Spotify

26. In between pieces (1963)
play play

27. For 1, 2 or 3 people (1964)
Spotify YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube Vimeo Vimeo Vimeo SoundCloud SoundCloud play

31. Electric Spring 2 (1966, rev 1970)
YouTube play play

33. Pairs (1968)
YouTube YouTube YouTube SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud

34. Edges (1968)
YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube SoundCloud play
CD / erstdist

36. Prose Collection (includes Stones, Play, Song, For Jill, Sticks, Groundspace, Fits &
stones: YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube YouTube SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud
CD

play: YouTube SoundCloud SoundCloud

37. Tilbury 1 (1969)
Spotify

38. Tilbury 2 (1969)
Spotify
pit music: YouTube
CD

39. Tilbury 3 (1969)
Spotify

40. Tilbury 4 (1970)
Spotify SoundCloud

41. Snowdrop (1970)
Spotify CD

42. Burdocks (1970-71)
YouTube YouTube YouTube SoundCloud play

43. Lines (1972)
comment

46. Changing the System (1973-4)
YouTube

47. Exercises 1-14 (1973-4)
Spotify
2: SoundCloud
14b: play
CD

50. String Bass Exercise out of “Bandiera Rossa” (1975)

51. Exercises 15-18 (1975)
Spotify Spotify CD CD
15: CD
16: play
17: Spotify

53. Bread and Roses (1976)

54. Bread and Roses (1976)

56. Dark as a Dungeon (1977)
Spotify CD

57. Dark as a Dungeon (1977)
SoundCloud Spotify

60. Braverman Music (1978)
CD

61. Hay Una Mujer Desaparecida (1979)

62. Three Pieces (1979-1980)
Spotify Vimeo

63. Stardust Pieces (1979)

64. Exercises 19 & 20 (“Harmonic Tremors,” “Acres of Clams”) (1980)
CD

65. Exercise 21 (“O Freedom”) (1981)
CD

66. Preludes 1-11 (1980-1)
YouTube YouTube YouTube

68. Exercise 22 (“Bread and Roses for John”) (1982)
CD

71. Piano Song (“I am a dangerous woman”) (1983)

72. Eisler Ensemble Pieces (1983)

73. Peace March 1(1983-4)
Spotify SoundCloud CD

74. Peace March (1984)
Spotify

75. Peace March 3 (“The Sun is Burning”) (1984)
YouTube

76. “I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman” (1985)

77. Piano Trio (“Greenham-Seneca-Camiso”) (1985)

83. For Morty (1987)
Spotify

84. From Leaning Forward (Grace Paley poems) (1988)
Spotify

85. Digger Song (1988)
Spotify

86. Exercise 26 (Snare Drum Peace March) (1988)
CD

87. Exercise 27 (Snare Drum Peace March) (1988)
CD

88. Emma (1988-9)
Spotify

89. Mayday (Mayday Materials) (1989)

91. Rosas (1989-90)
Spotify

91. Malvina (1989)
CD
YouTube

92. Eight Days a Week Variation (1990)

96. Look She Said (1991)
Spotify SoundCloud

97. Jasper (1991)

98. Ruth (1991)
Spotify

99. Kegama (1991)
Spotify

100. Tuba Song (1992)
Spotify

103. Merce (1993)
YouTube CD

104. Six Melodies Variation (1993)
play play play play CD

105. Peggy (1993)
Spotify

108. Two Pianists (1993-4)
CD

110. Violist and Percussionist (1996)
Spotify

111. Aarau Songs (1994)
comment

112. Percussionist Songs (1994-5)
SoundCloud CD

114. Bratislava (1995)
play

116. Tilbury 5 (1996)
Spotify

118. Untitled (1996)

120. Percussionist Dances (1997)
CD

122. Violist Pieces (1997)
Spotify

123. John, David (1993, 1997-8)
YouTube

124. Pulse (1998)
YouTube Vimeo SoundCloud

125. Keyboard Miscellany (1998-)
SoundCloud

126. Schoenen met Vetters (1998-9)
Spotify

127. Pebbles (1999)

129. Cello Suite Variation (2000)
YouTube

130. Fall I & II (2000)
YouTube

131. Exercise 28 (2000)
YouTube play

133. Fall III (2000)
Vimeo CD

134. Percussionist (2000-)
CD

155. Another Possibility (2004)
YouTube YouTube Vimeo Vimeo

156. One Coat of Paint (2004)
Spotify

158. Long Piano (Peace March 11) (2004-5)
Spotify

161. Out-take (2005)
YouTube

166. Microexercises (1-8, 9-22) (2006)
8d: YouTube
16: SoundCloud
YouTube SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud SoundCloud

168. A Piano Piece (2006)

174. Duo 7 (2007)
YouTube

175. Basel (2008)
YouTube SoundCloud

176. Short Piece (2008)
YouTube

177. For 2 violinists, violist and cellist (2008)
comment

180. Small preludes 1-20, (2008-9)
SoundCloud

184. Quintet (2009)
Vimeo

190. Robert (2010)
YouTube

192. Spring Two (2011)
YouTube

200. individuals, collective (2012)
Twitter

202. For a Medley (2012)
Spotify

improv:
Spotify Spotify YouTube YouTube YouTube Vimeo Vimeo SoundCloud SoundCloud play play
Christian Wolff/Keith Rowe


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