Compositions

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Epenthesis (2019, 12:25), with percussionist Ron Pelletier electroacoustic with percussion
Reset (tabula rasa) (2018, 9:50) electroacoustic tale
Spanish Panoramas (guided improvisations with SoundFisher) (2015, 8:45) postcard/abstract travelog
Walkways of the Hopeful and the Hopeless (2014-15, 7:50) electroacoustic
Emancipation (2013, 7:30) electroacoustic
Post from Rajasthan (2005, revised 2011) audio postcard
Couplings (2012, 6:35) audio postcard
TimePiece (Berlin, September, 2010) sound installation at Ohrenhoch der Geräuschladen, for 8 playback devices with remote controls
Combustible
(2008-2009, 7:05)
electroacoustic composition
Squelch
(2005-06, 9:05)
electroacoustic composition mixing raw and processed field recordings; waveshaping is the
primary processing technique in this piece.
Cycle (2004, 7:20) electroacoustic composition mixing orchestral instrument samples, synthesized and processed sounds


Trio (2004) music for choreography by Deborah Slater Dance Theater, co-composed with Erling
Wold
Note from Patzcuaro
(2003, 4:15)
audio postcard based on computer-processed field recordings of Patzcuaro,
Mexico
nomen plaid (2003, 7:35) electroacoustic composition
Things Frankie Heard
(2002, 12:00)
based on computer-generated sound and processed field recordings
of Desolation Wilderness, California
J-Wake (2001, 12:50) based on computer-generated sound and processed field recordings of
Californian and Mexican Pacific coastlines
five haiku (2000) based on computer-generated sound and processed field recordings of
urban hikes in San Francisco, California
Maroc (1998, 19:10) audio postcard based on computer-processed field recordings of Fez,
Tanjer, Marrakesh, and Chefchaouen, Morocco
In or Out (1997) based on computer-generated sound and live-processed sound of
Radish Festival, Oaxaca, Mexico and Christmas festival, San Miguel de Allenda,
Mexico
Musk (1997) based on computer-generated sound and live-processed sound of souk
in Marrakesh, Morocco
To My Son Parker, Asleep in
the Next Room
(1996, 9:35)
setting of poem of same title by the late Bob Kaufman, computer-generated
sound and processed voice
Japanese Postcard (1995, 14:20) audio postcard based on computer-processed field recordings of Tokyo,
Hamamatsu, and Kyoto
Three Studies for Pedal Steel
(1995, 9:05)
based on heavily computer-processed recordings of pedal steel guitar
Survival
of the Fit Enough: The Galapagos Project — by Deborah Slater Dance Theater
(2003)
soundtrack for evening-length dance theater piece, chronicling the
author’s shipwreck and survival in The Galapagos Islands. (electroacoustic
music and audio processing by T. Blum; instrumental music by Erling
Wold
)
– mp3 excerpts –
Ship Wrecked (1:00)
Attacked by Waves (2:00)
The Life Raft (6:00)
A Miraculous Rescue (3:30)