resource guide 9: Michael Pisaro

updates:

blogger Gravity Wave facebook
twitter @mpisaro
calendar events

interviews/talks/texts:

The growth of a style: an analysis of three compositions from my graduate years (1988)
One Instrument with Four Folds / Ein Instrument mit vier Faltungen (1997)
Time’s Underground / Der Untergrund der Zeit (1997)
Hit or Miss / Treffen oder daneben (1998)
Prepared piano (sketchbook) in Wolf Notes #2 (1997-2000)
Eleven Theses on the State of New Music (2006)
MusikDenken: Texte der Wandelweiser Komponisten
Object Collection interview (2008)
“Wandelweiser”, at erstwords (2009)
CalArts interview
“Writing, Music,” in The Ashgate Research Companion to Experimental Music

“On Difficulty,” in Best Music Writing 2009

The Wire (2010)
NMC interview, (2010)
November 2010 1 / 2
Ten framing considerations of the field (2010)
“Ten Encounters (A Personal Text Score History),” in Word Events: Perspectives on Verbal Notation

Portal, at The Wire
MEC MusicTalk
“A Conspiracy Against the Ordinary,” interview at brainwashed
“Nicht alles, nicht nichts: etwas. The opposing tensions of John Cage’s 0’00’’ and Roaratorio” in TACET
“A lot of silence,” talk at Writing Sound (2013)
“What is Field?” in Wolf Notes #5 (2013)

other sources:

Contemporary Music Review: Wandelweiser
Perception and Actuality
A percussionist’s practice
view from elsewhere
notes on Michael Pisaro

pieces:
catalogue
library score holdings

space (1994)
openbook

mind is moving (I) (1995)
EWR 0106 / erstdist

mind is moving (II) (1995)
play

mind is moving (III) (1995)
play

mind is moving (IV) (1996)
play

mind is moving (V) (1996)
play

/clouds/ (1996)
play

everyday (1996)
comment

a certain species of eternity (1996)
play

here (2/1) (1996)
EWR 9601/02 / erstdist

space (2) (1997)

within (3) (1997)
SoundCloud
CD

encounter (1) (1998)
play

pi (1–2594) (1998)
comment

The Collection (1999-2000)
7: play
21: play

Fade (2000)
CD / Squidco

an unrhymed chord (2003)
YouTube
EWR 0801/02 / erstdist
play play
CD

unter eichen (2003)
CD

rapport abstrait (2003/4)
comment

black, white, red, green, blue for electric guitar (2004)
comment
cassette

sound demonstrations (2004-6)
openbook play play

ricefall (2) (2007)
comment play
Gravity Wave 001 / erstdist

hinwandeln (zwischen himmel und erd) (2005)
play Vimeo SoundCloud

five pieces on texts by francis ponge (2004)
comment

harmony series (2004–6)
1: Vimeo YouTube YouTube YouTube
3: Vimeo
7b: YouTube SoundCloud
8a: CD
8b: Vimeo
9: play play
10: CD
11-16: EWR 0710 / erstdist
11: SoundCloud
12c: play
14: SoundCloud
17: Vimeo SoundCloud SoundCloud play
documentation
18: YouTube
19: YouTube play

Violin and __ Materials (2005)
play

Transparent City (2004–6)
EWR 0706/07 / erstdist
EWR 0708/09 / erstdist

Transparent City (2) (2009)
SoundCloud

Tombstones (2006–10)
Spotify comment SoundCloud YouTube Vimeo SoundCloud SoundCloud
Hand-silkscreened edition / LP / FLAC/mp3 / CD (erstwhile/Squidco)

entre-moments (2006)
play

Ascending Series 2.1 (2008)
YouTube play

Ascending Series 3 (2008)
play

Ascending Series 5 (2009)
SoundCloud
5.1
YouTube

Little House Piece (2007)
play

A wave and waves (2007)
comment
CD/download / erstdist

nachtstimmung (2007/8)
YouTube

E lá fora (2008)
comment play

fields have ears:
comment

fields have ears (1) (2008)
YouTube SoundCloud
CD

fields have ears (2) (2009)
SoundCloud

fields have ears (3) (2009)
YouTube
CD

fields have ears (4) (2009)
openbook play SoundCloud
CD

fields have ears (5) (vapor) (2010)
YouTube

fields have ears (6) (2010/11)
YouTube
Gravity Wave 007 / erstdist

Hearing Metal:
comment

Hearing Metal 1 (2008)
play
EWR 0902 / erstdist

Hearing Metal 2 (2010/11)
YouTube
Gravity Wave 005 / erstdist

Hearing Metal 3 (2010)
play
Gravity Wave 006 / erstdist

Hearing Metal 4 (2010/11)
SoundCloud

Four pieces for Recorded Percussion (Il faut attendre) (2008)
III: SoundCloud
IV: SoundCloud
CD / Squidco/erstdist

asleep, street, pipes, tones (2009)
YouTube
Gravity Wave 004 / erstdist

July Mountain (2009)
comment Vimeo SoundCloud SoundCloud
Gravity Wave 002 / erstdist

Descending Series (1): An Index of Thirds (for Ben Johnston) (2009)
CD

close constellations and a drum on the ground (2010/11)
YouTube play
Gravity Wave 003 / erstdist

A Transparent Gate (with ten panels) (2011)
YouTube comment

The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit) (2011/12)
YouTube
Gravity Wave 008 / erstdist

The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders (2012)
Gravity Wave 009 / erstdist

fragile being, hopeful becoming (2013)
play

collaborations:

with Jessica Catron:
SoundCloud

with Joachim Eckl and Marcus Kaiser:
flussaufwaertstreiben

with Jürg Frey and Radu Malfatti:
three backgrounds / erstdist

with Greg Stuart:
ricefall (2)
a wave and waves
July Mountain
Hearing Metal
A Transparent Gate (with ten panels)

with Taku Sugimoto:
2 seconds/b minor/wave
SoundCloud
D MINOR / BB MAJOR / erstdist

with Toshiya Tsunoda:
crosshatches
SoundCloud YouTube


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