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Marblehead

sampled toy marbles on tape (1992)


details

Duration: 6 minutes
Premiere: May, 1992
Dance Place, Washington, DC
Commissioned by: choreographer Daniel Burkholder


program note

Marblehead is one of my earliest electronic pieces, and continues to be a favorite for both adults and children. It was commissioned by choreographer Daniel Burkholder, who would only tell me that his dance would last six minutes, and that he would use a big bowl of marbles as a prop.


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