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Realizing Electronic Dreams:
A Composer’s Notes And Themes



Part Three B of
EMERGENT MUSIC
AND VISUAL MUSIC:
INSIDE STUDIES


Ronald A. Pellegrino




Electronic Arts Productions


Contents


Preface xiii

Emergent Music 3

CD 1 - Audience Favorites 9
Personal Studies 9

Track 1 - Cloud 7 (1987) 12
Track 2 - Alpha Strings (1985) 12
Track 3 - Milwaukee River (1967) 12
Track 4 - Score to Too (1971) 13
Track 5 - Laser Seraphim - Slow (1987) 14
Track 6 - Laser Seraphim - Fast (1987) 14
Track 7 - Glasssongs (1983) 16
Track 8 - Cynthia's Dream Straight (1981) 16
Track 9 - Cynthia's Dream Evolved (1990) 16
Track 10 - Cymatic Sail (1982) 18
Track 11 - Soft Candy (1989) 18

Track 12 - S&H Explorations (1972) 19

CD 2 - Italian-American Electronic Music Dramas 23
Making Music With Friends 23


Track 1 - Phoenix Rising (1973) 26
Track 2 - Free Electrons (1974) 26
Track 3 - Brotherly Breezing (1975) 26
Track 4 - Boys Being Bad (1975) 26
Track 5 - Markings for Dena Madole (1968/69) 30
Track 6 - Great Wails for Herbert Blau (1972) 34

CD 3 - San Francisco 70s Free Music Scene 37
San Francisco 1970s Free Music Scene 37

Track 1 - Light Feet (1978) 40
Track 2 - Saturday Sunrise (1978) 41
Track 3 - East Bay Hills 1974 42
Track 4 - Ephemeral Forms: Mother Musing’s Flight Patterns (1976) 42
Track 5 - Charlie’s Affirmation (1977) 44
Track 6 - Rigor Mortis Dance Frenzy (1977) 44
Track 7 - Through The Arch (1976) 44
Track 8 - Vapor Trails (1978) 45
Track 9 - Friends Frolic And Baby Bubbles (1975) 46


CD 4 - Sonic Dreams: Folk Music For The Millennium 49
Gifts From The Dream World 49

Track 1 - Opening (1984) 57
Track 2 - FascinBloom (1990) 57
Track 3 - alphaPoints (1985) 58
Track 4 - Crossing (1984) 59
Track 5 - alphaGlasssongs (1983) 59
Track 6 - StellaBloom (1990) 59
Track 7 - alphaSpring (1984) 60
Track 8 - Sonoma Summer (1982) 60
Track 9 - Loving Leviathans (1988) 61
Track 10 - alphaSunset (1984) 61
Track 11 - Closing (1984) 62
Track 12 - Lubbock's Dorian Rain (1981) 62
Track 13 - Wavesong (1982) 63
Track 14 - Cymatics Sails Again (1982) 64
Track 15 - Rocking Duck Blue (1989) 65

CD 5 - Playgrounds 67
Playgrounds 67

Track 1 - Pipe Dreams (1988) 70
Track 2 - Tour One from The Deb Fox Heterophonic Alchemical Tours (2001) 71
Track 3 - Reservoir Boys (1975) 74
Track 4 - Experts And Aberrations (1968) 75
Track 5 - Cynthia's Roget (1981) 76
Track 6 - Mutatis Mutandis (1970). 77
Track 7 - Rigor Mortis Loony Tunes (1977) 81
Track 8 - Tour Two from the Deb Fox Heterophonic Alchemical Tours (2001) 81
Track 9 - Shimmer (1973) 81
Track 10 - Phil's Float (1974) 83
Track 11 - Rigor Mortis Trance Dance (1977) 85

CD 6 - University Playgrounds 87
University Playgrounds 87

Track 1 - University of California, Berkeley (1976) 92
Track 2 - Texas Tech University (1980) 93
Track. 3 - The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1973)
Track 4 - University of Wisconsin-Madison (1967) 95
Track 5 - The Ohio State University (1970) 97
Track 6 - Miami University (1977) 99
Track 7 - Oberlin College (1974) 104

The Electronic Arts Of Sound And Light: Volume 1 of Music for the Book 107
Introduction 107

Track 1 - 1750 Arch Street Duet, Ron Pellegrino and Gordon Mumma (1976) 109
Track 2 - Score to Video Slices (1975) 109
Track 3 - Score to Too (1971) 110
Track 4 - Listen Duet, Ron Pellegrino and Howard Moscovitz (1974) 110
Track 5 - The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1973) 111
Track 6 - Metabiosis V (1972) 114
Track 7 - The Real* Electric Symphony at Old First Church in San Francisco (1975) 121
Track 8 - Shimmer (1973) 122
Track 9 - Kaleidoscopic Electric Rags (1974) 123
Track 10 - Wavesong (1982) 125
Track 11 - EnufZEnuf (1977) 126

The Electronic Arts Of Sound And Light: Volume 2 of Music for the Book 127
Introduction 127

Track 1 - Oakland Shuffle (1974) 129
Track 2 - Voice Sifting (1973) 130
Track 3 - Bellows (1980) 131
Track 4 - Early 70s Lamentations (1973) 132
Track 5 - S&H Explorations (1972) 132
Track 6 - Early Earth Walk (1975) 134
Track 7 - UC-Berkeley Carillon Lark (1976) 135
Track 8 - Tronic Folksong (1981) 137
Track 9 - Milwaukee River (1967) 138
Track 10 - R*ES@Cat's Paw in Berkeley (1976) 139

Being Johnny MusicMeme 141

Glossary 199

Acknowledgments 209

Index 217