WRITINGS (Articles and Lectures)

"Angst un Hoffen," by Arnold Schoenberg

"Angst un Hoffen," by Arnold Schoenberg

On Composing the Opera “The World Is Round,” Paper delivered at Western Illinois University, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research, Faculty Research and Creative Activities Awards, April 17, 2015. View PDF

Morton Feldman’s For Christian Wolfe. American Music, Spring 2010, Vol. 28, No 1 (136-139). View PDF

Eric Richards: The Bells Themselves. Essay length liner notes (14 pages) to accompany a c.d.
recording of the music of American experimental composer Eric Richards, New World Records
(80669, September 2007).  View PDF

Morton Feldman: For Philip Guston. American Music, Volume 25, No. 2, Summer 2007 (248-
253).  View PDF

                      Contrapuntal Thinking. Pre-concert lecture delivered at Radford University on March 24, 2005, before a performance of L'Aura Amara (The Bitter Breeze) for soprano, clarinet and violin.  View PDF

                  The Ecology of Listening: How We Experience Sound. ex tempore: A Journal of Compositional and Theoretical Research in Music, Volume XII/1, Spring/Summer 2004 (1-13).  View PDF

Eric Richards: The Composer and His Notation.  Exhibition catalogue for “Intersecting Sound
and Image: The Music Scores and Sketches of Eric Richards” (February 25-March 25, 1999),
Visual Arts Gallery, Adirondack Community College.  View PDF

When Is A Work Finished? Pre-concert lecture delivered at University of Illinois, July 19, 1997, 
before a performance of Inflorescence, for clarinet and piano.  View PDF

Gaburo - notes on.....  Copyright (1995) Perspectives of New Music. This article first appeared
in Perspectives of New Music Vol. 33/Winter 1995 (98-112).  View PDF

A Mesostic on Thomas Campion's "The Lords' Masque" (1991). View PDF

Did Modernism Fail Morton Feldman?  (co-author Molly Paccione),
Revised and reprinted in Contemporary Music Forum, Bowling Green State University New Music
Festival 11, Paper Sessions: Vol. 2, 1990 (1-11).

Did Modernism Fail Morton Feldman?  (co-author Molly Paccione),
ex tempore, A Journal of Compositional and Theoretical Research in Music, Vol. VI/I, Spring 1990
(13-21). View PDF

Critical Thinking For Composers.  Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Vol. IV/I, Spring 1990 (73-
84).  View PDF

Time-Space Synthesis: The Relationship of the Grid to Twentieth-Century Music.  ex tempore,
Vol. V/I (Spring-Summer) 1989 (14-31). View PDF

Chromatic Completion: Its Significance In Tonal and Atonal Contexts.  College Music
Symposium, Vol. 28, 1988 (85-93).  View PDF

On Gaburo As A Teacher. Copyright (1995) Perspectives of New Music. This article first appeared
in Perspectives of New Music, Vol. 18, No. 1/2 (Autumn 1979-Summer 1980), pp. 134-135. View PDF