Burning Keyboard

Compositions

Scores and performance materials available from composer unless publisher noted.

Recent Works

Water and Memory (2017)
Text score, vocal (speech/humming), for a group of 12 or more performers, open duration
Commissioned by the Holon Scratch Orchestra, Israel
More information


bayou-borne, for Pauline (2016)
six players, vocal and/or instrumental
Graphic score (a map of the six bayous converging near Houston, Texas), 20′ or longer
See the score


Wild Energy (2014)
An outdoor installation by Annea Lockwood and Bob Bielecki
Sound from the infra and ultra sound worlds: geophysical, biophysical, magnetosphere, etc.
multi-channel, 46′
See photos of the installation!
More information


Buoyant (2013)
stereo electroacoustic, 6’18”
Recorded on Ground of Being (Recital R7, 2014)


Dusk (2012)
stereo electroacoustic, 7′
Recorded on Ground of Being (Recital R7, 2014)
Program Note


A Sound Map of the Housatonic River (2010)
4-channel sound installation, 1 hr. 17′
Recorded on A Sound Map of the Housatonic River (3leaves)
Program Note


In Our Name (2009) Annea Lockwood/Thomas Buckner
baritone voice, cello, 4 channel or stereo ‘tape’, 10′
Recorded on In Our Name (New World Records 80729)
Program Note

Theodore Mook, cello


Thirst (2008)
4 channel ‘tape’, 20′
Commissioned by Issue Project Room, Brooklyn
Recorded on In Our Name (New World Records 80729)
Program Note


Jitterbug (2007)
6 channel ‘tape’, graphic score for 2 players, 40′
Commissioned by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Program Note and Score Sample
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on In Our Name (New World Records 80729)


Gone! (2007)
music-box piano and helium balloons
Commissioned by Jennifer Hymer
Read and download the score!
Score also available from Neuma Music & Publications


A Sound Map of the Danube (2005)
5.1 sound installation, 2 hrs. 47′
Recorded on A Sound Map of the Danube (Lovely Music 2083)
See photos of the installation and recording process!

Sample 1: Eining ferry, Weltenburg

Sample 2: Grein, underwater


Luminescence (2004)
baritone voice, fl, tpt, vla, vc, pno, perc, speaking voice, 18′
Commissioned by Thomas Buckner
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on New Music for Baritone and Chamber Ensemble (Mutable Music)

Thomas Buckner and the s.e.m. ensemble

Other works (selected):

Bow Falls (2003) Paul Ryan/Annea Lockwood
video, 26′
Program Note


Vortex (2003)
cl., bass cl., cello, contrabass, pno., uboingee/guitar, perc., 10′
Commissioned by the Bang-on-a-Can Peoples’ Commissioning Fund


Ceci n’est pas un piano (2002)
piano, video, electronics, 9’30
Commissioned by Jennifer Hymer
Recorded on Ceci n’est pas un piano (Ambitus)


RCSC (2001)
piano, 4′
Commissioned by Sarah Cahill
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on The NYFA Collection (Innova 233)

Video by pianist Ricardo Descalzo


Ground of Being (2000)
8-channel ‘tape’, 26′
Commissioned by Electronic Music Foundation and Engine 27
Recorded on Ground of Being (Recital R7, 2014)


floating world (1999)
8-channel or stereo ‘tape’, 36′
Program Note
Recorded on Thousand Year Dreaming (Pogus, 2007)


Immersion (1998)
marimba, tam-tams, quartz bowl gong F (2 or 4 players), 11′
Program Note
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on Annea Lockwood: Tiger Balm / Amazonia Dreaming / Immersion (Black Truffle Records BT028, 2017)

performed by William Winant and Chas Smith


Duende (1998) Annea Lockwood/Thomas Buckner
baritone voice, stereo ‘tape’, 25′
Commissioned by Thomas Buckner
Recorded on Breaking the Surface (Lovely Music 2082)

Thomas Buckner, baritone


Ear-Walking Woman (1996)
prepared piano, 16’30
Commissioned by Lois Svard
Program Note
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications

Lois Svard, piano


Monkey Trips (1995)
2 strings, 2 winds, 2 percussion, 17′
Commissioned by the Music in Motion project
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on New Zealand Women Composers (Lorelt CDs, 2003)


Western Spaces (1995)
flute, alto flute, zoomoozophone, percussion (4 players), 12′
Written for Newband


I Give You Back (1995)
soprano, 7’20
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on Lesbian American Composers (CRI/New World Records)

Kristin Norderval, soprano, recorded for Sorrel Hays’ Touching Sound project by Marilyn Ries


Red Mesa (1993)
piano, 16′
Written for NorthSouth Consonance
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on You Hit Him he Cry Out (Rattle Records RAT D-006, 1997)

Dan Poynton, piano


The Angle of Repose (1991)
baritone voice, khaen, alto flute, 14′
Commissioned by Thomas Buckner
Program Note
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on Sign of the Times (Lovely Music 3022)


Thousand Year Dreaming (1990)
ob., eng. hn., cl., cb. cl., 2 ten. trb., 4 didjeridus, 2 conch shell tpts., perc., voice, slide projections (10 players), 43′
Commissioned by Essential Music
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on Thousand Year Dreaming (Pogus, 2007)

Performed by Art Baron, Libby Van Cleve, Jon Gibson, Annea Lockwood, J.D. Parran, Michael Pugliese, N. Scott Robinson, John Snyder, Charles Wood and Peter Zummo


Amazonia Dreaming (1987)
snare drum, voice, 8′
Commissioned by Stuart Smith
Published by Smith Publications, The Noble Snare, Vol.3
Recorded on Annea Lockwood: Tiger Balm / Amazonia Dreaming / Immersion (Black Truffle Records BT028, 2017)
Program Note


Night and Fog (1987)
bar. voice, bar. sax., amplified pno., perc, stereo ‘tape’ (3 players), 20′
Commissioned by Thomas Buckner
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications
Recorded on Full Spectrum Voice (Lovely Music, 1991)

Performed by Thomas Buckner, Michael Pugliese and J.D. Parran


Saouah! (1987)
SATB chorus, 4 gongs (16 singers), 16′
Score available from Neuma Music & Publications


Malolo (1983)
SSA (3 singers), 3’15’
Published by Treble Clef Music Press


A Sound Map of the Hudson River (1982)
sound installation, 2 hrs.
Commissioned by the Hudson River Museum
Recorded on A Sound Map of the Hudson River (Lovely Music, 1989)

Site: Garrison, NY


World Rhythms (1975)
live mix – 10 chs tape, large tam tam, 1 hr.
Recorded on New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media: Women In Electronic Music – 1977 (New World Records, 1997)


Spirit Catchers (1974)
4 speaking voices, personal objects, 4 ch. amplification, 15′
Score and performance materials available from Neuma Music & Publications


Tiger Balm (1970)
stereo tape, 20′
Commissioned by the London Contemporary Dance Theatre
Recorded on Annea Lockwood: Early Works 1967-1982 (E.M. Records, 2007)
Recorded on Annea Lockwood: Tiger Balm / Amazonia Dreaming / Immersion (Black Truffle Records BT028, 2017)


Piano Transplants: Piano Burning, Piano Drowning, Piano Garden, Southern Exposure (1967-2005)
Recorded on Annea Lockwood: Early Works 1967-1982 (E.M. Records, 2007)
Read and download scores and photos!


The Glass Concert (1967-70)
live audio/visual performance with amplified glass
Score published in The Source Book: Music of the Avant Garde, 1966-1973,
eds. Larry Austin and Douglas Kahn, University of California Press 2009
Recorded on Annea Lockwood: Early Works 1967-1982 (E.M. Records, 2007)
See photos of performances!