resource guide 24: Tom Johnson

reference:
Editions 75

interviews and talks:
December 1975
September 1981
April 1987
June 1997
May-July 1999
April 2003
March 2007
2011
2011
November 2012
December 2012
December 2012
Conversations avec Tom Johnson

articles:
Almost Nothing
Explaining my Music: Keywords
Found Mathematical Objects
I Want to Find the Music, Not Compose It
Minimalism in Music: in search of a definition
Music Metaphysics
Musical Questions for Mathematicians
Networks
On Form
Perfect Rhythmic Tilings
Self-Replicating Loops
Some Observations on Tiling Problems
Tiling in my Music
Tiling the Line in Theory and in Practice

books:
Imaginary Music

Looking at Numbers

Self-Similar Melodies

The Voice of New Music

pieces:

Action Music IV (1968)

Scene For Piano And Tape (1969)
YouTube

Spaces (1969)
YouTube

An Hour For Piano (1971)
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L’Opéra de quatre notes [The Four Note Opera] (1972)
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Failing, A Very Difficult Piece For Solo String Bass (1975)
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60-Note Fanfares For Four Antiphonal Trumpets (1976)

Private Pieces (1976)
openbook

Shaggy Dog Operas (1978)
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Trinity (1978)

Monologue For Tuba (1978)

Dragons in A (1979)

Eight Patterns For Eight Instruments (1979)
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Nine Bells (1979)
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Triple Threat (1979)

Doublings for Double Bass (1980)

Movements (1980)

Rational melodies (1982)
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Harpiano (1982)

Counting Duets (1982)
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Self-Portrait (1983)

Predictables (1984)

Sopranos Only (1984)

Voicings (1984)

Tango (1984)
disc openbook

Bedtime Stories (1985)
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Talking (1985)

Infinite melodies (1986)
Spotify

Piano Problems (1986)

Melodie De Six Notes, Pour Orgue (1986)

Chord Catalogue (1986)
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Eggs And Baskets (1987)
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Music For 88 (1988)
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Riemannoper (1988)

Music And Questions (1988)

Counting Keys (1982-1989)
disc

Narayana’s Cows (1989)
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Deux cents ans (1989)

Alexandrins pour guitare (1989)

Symmetries (1981-90)
disc

Un’Opera Italiana (1991)

Maximum Efficiency (1991)
SoundCloud

Bonhoeffer Oratorium (1988-1992)
disc play comment

Einstimmiger Polyrhythmus (1992)

Le choeur (1993)
play

Sequenza minimalista (1993)

Septapede (1973-1993)

Composition With Descending Chromatic Scales In Eight-Voice Canon Played In Three Ways, Separated By Two Piano Interludes, Which Bring The Music Back Up To Its Starting Position (1993)

Formulas for string quartet (1994)
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Study for Player Piano #1 (1994)
YouTube

Cosinus For Piano (1994)

Trigonometry (1996)
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Descent (1996)

Simultaneous Progressions (1996)

Recycled Ostinato (1996)

Full Rotation Of 60 Notes Through 36 Positions (1996)

Automatic Music (1997)
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Canon for Six Guitars (1998)

La vie est si courte (1998)

Two Curves (1998)

Loops for orchestra (1999)

Music with mistakes (1993-1999)

Organ And Silence (1999)
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32 Breaths (2000)
disc openbook

Kientzy Loops (2000)
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Wesley’s Challenge (1982-2001)

Galileo (2001)
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Arpeggios for Guitar (2002)
YouTube

Organ And Silence For Piano (2002)
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1 2 3 (2002)

Combinations for string quartet (2003)
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Tilework series (2002-5)
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Radio pieces (1984-2004)

Same or different (2004)

360 chords (2005)

Kleine Choräle für kleines Klavier (2005)

Block Design for Piano (2005)
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Trio (2005)
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Kirkman’s Ladies (2005)
disc YouTube comment

844 Chords (2005)
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Septet (2007)
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Networks (2007)

Vermont Rhythms (2008)
disc comment

Squares: didactic music for a solo instrument (2008)
disc play

Twelve (2008)

55 Chords (2009)

Mocking (2009)
comment

Septet II (2009)

Septets [I to V] (2007-2010)

Ecoutez le temps (2010)

Orgelpark Color Chart
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Dialogues (2011)

Falling Thirds with Drum (2011)

Three notes for 3 jugglers (2011)
Vimeo

Dropping Balls (2011)

BACK & FORTH (2012)
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Tick Tock Rhythms (2012)

Clarinet Trio (2012)
play

Shake Up (in preparation)


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