jonathon kirk: selected music

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Lost Bird Environment. version for 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass and live electronics. Performed by the Spektral Quartet. Austin Wulliman, solo violin.

Wraith. For flute/alto flute and live electronics. Performed by Jennie Oh Brown.

Mechanical Birds. Performed by Picosa (flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, cello, and piano). Version with no electronics. 

I've got a guy running. For fixed media; sound and video installation. 

Ellington Study. For prepared piano. Recorded on the Raes-Trimpin player piano, Logos Foundation, Gent, Belgium.

Spirits and Elements. For soprano, flute, soprano saxophone, cello, and electronics. Performed by Fonema Consort. Nina Dante, soprano. Text by Henry David Thoreau.

For Thich Quang Duc. For tambura and computer. Performed by Jonathon Kirk.

Orgone Motor. For piano and live electronics. Performed by Joann Cho. 

Metal Cicadas. For amplified violin and amplified cello. Performed by Duo XXI. Albany Records; Troy1511.

Necronebula. For tenor saxophone and computer-generated sound. Performed by Randall Hall. Innova Records 660.

Sonolumen (with Lee Weisert). Electronic music for analog oscilloscopes.

Crossing the Termination Shock. For 18 Percussionists. Performed by the Eastern Illinois University Percussion Ensemble, Terrence Mayhue, conductor.

A Moire Silo. For alto flute, flute, and live electronics. Performed by Marie Bennett, flute and Benjamin Melsky, harp.

Nine Mile Canyon. For horn and live electronics. Performed by Matthew Oliphant. 

Airtight Bridge. Radio documentary (horspiel). 

3 Reflections on Eternity: III. (with Randall Hall). For baritone saxophone and live electronics. Innova Records 715.

Cicadamusic. For 8 channel playback. Stereo (2-channel) mixdown.

Faustus Gathering. Excerpted from incidental music from Gertrude Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights. Production directed by Kelly Howe.

Ant colonies. Excerpted from a sound installation from underground field recordings of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA.  

PPK live at Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, IL 2015. Jen Clare Paulson, viola; Kevin Peto, bass clarinet; Jonathon Kirk, electronics and live processing.

Fireflies (from Elaeth Songs). For solo piano. Performed by Linda Griffin Kirk.