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SELECTED LIST OF COMPOSITIONS BY PAUL DRESHER

YEAR NAME TYPE OF WORK COMMISSIONED BY

1995 STRETCH Chamber Ensemble California EAR Unit & Walker Art Center

1994 DIN OF INIQUITY Electro-acoustic Chamber Ensemble of six players Meet the Composer w/Cal Performances University of Iowa Hancher Aud. Performing Arts Chicago et. al.

1993 THE GATES Score for evening length choreographic work for electric chamber quartet Meet the Composer & the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company

FAIL SAFE Solo with live electronics Premiered at Casals Hall, Japan, Oct. 93

1992-93 AWED BEHAVIOR Music Theater/Opera Produced by the Paul Dresher Ensemble, premiered on March 24, 1993

1991 AGE OF UNREST Score for Dance (live electric quartet) Margaret Jenkins Dance Company/Meet the Composer

1990 CORNUCOPIA Chamber Orchestra St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

SECRET HOUSE Dance Collaboration (electronic tape) ODC/San Francisco

PIONEER Music Theater Spoleto Festival USA, University of Iowa, Cal Performances, Northeastern Univ.

1989 POWER FAILURE Music Theatre/Opera for Paul Dresher Ensemble American Music Theatre Festival Walker Art Center, U. of Iowa

OPPOSITES ATTRACT Ensemble of 6 musicians & live electronics New Music America New York (premier)

DOUBLE IKAT (revised 1990) Piano, violin, percussion (premier at) Guggenheim Museum

MIRRORS Solo electric bass & electronics Robert Black/Steinberger Instruments 1988 LOOSE THE THREAD Chamber trio for dance Brenda Way/Oberlin Dance Collective

1987-88 SLOW FIRE Act II Music Theatre/Opera for Paul Dresher Ensemble American Music Theatre Festival

1987 RHYTHMIA Tape work for dance Shirley Mordine and Company (Chicago)

Once It Touches The Rain Tape work for dance Performa '87/Danceworks Northwest(Seattle) Choreographer M. Jenkins

SHELF LIFE Dance work with live perf. by Paul Dresher Ens. Margie Jenkins Dance Company

TAMINA Tape work for dance Brenda Way/Oberlin Dance Collective

THE TEMPEST Score for theatrical production La Jolla Playhouse (directed by Robert Woodruff)

1986 WATER DREAMS Tape work for radio Music and Arts Programs of America

HOME (Part 2) Tape work for dance Nonesuch Commission Award (for the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company)

FIGARO GETS A DIVORCE Score for theatrical production La Jolla Playhouse (directed by Robert Woodruff)

1985 SLOW FIRE Act 1 Music theatre/Opera for Paul Dresher Ensemble New Music America '85, Mark Taper Forum

WAS ARE/WILL BE Staged concert work for Paul Dresher Ensemble NEA OMT Producers Grant

1984 re:act:ion orchestral (28 min.) San Francisco Symphony

SEEHEAR music theatre work for 3 singers & 13 inst. (80 min.) George Coates Performance Works, Cal Performances (UC Berkeley)

OTHER FIRE Tape work for radio Olympic Arts Festival

1983 are are Music Theatre work George Coates Performance Works

DESTINY Live ens. work for dance Wendy Rogers Dance Company

1982 CASA VECCHIA String quartet Kronos String Quartet

CHANNELS PASSING Chamber septet for dance Nancy Karp and Dancers

WINTERGREEN Tape work for dance Wendy Rogers Dance Company

DARK BLUE CIRCUMSTANCE Live performance solo work Premiered at New Performance Gallery

1981 THE WAY OF HOW Music Theatre George Coates Performance Works

LIQUID & STELLAR MUSIC Live performance solo work Premiered at Festival d'Automne, Paris

1979-81 NIGHT SONGS Chamber work for Sop., 2 tenors & 6 inst. New Port Costa Players, California Arts Council

1976-77 THIS SAME TEMPLE Two pianos East Bay New Music Ensemble

1975 GUITAR QUARTET For four guitars none


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