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“Autocritical Composition: An Emerging Method” Composer au XXIe Siècle: Processus et Philosophies. Ed. Stéphane Altier. March 2007. Colloque de l’Observatoire International de la Création Musical (Actes Électroniques), Université de Montréal, Dec. 2007.


ON CHINARY UNG

“Singing Inside Aura” (with Chinary Ung). In Music of the Spirit: Investigations into Asian-Pacific Musical Identity within the Western Art-Music Tradition. Eds. Michael Atherton and Bruce Crossman NSW: Australian Music Center, 2008.

Liner Notes for three CD releases on Bridge Records featuring the music of
Chinary Ung


The Music of Chinary Ung, Vol. 1, 2008
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“Luminous Spirals”: the Music of Chinary Ung, Vol. 2, 2009
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The Music of Chinary Ung, Vol. 3, 2011
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Program Notes for Chinary Ung, published in scores (C.F. Peters, NY) and concert booklets:

“Rain of Tears,” for chamber orchestra (2006)
“Spiral IX: Maha Sathukar,” for baritone, viola, and percussion (2007)
“Spiral X: In Memoriam,” for string quartet (2007)
“Cinnabar Heart,” for marimba (2009)
“Spiral XI: Mother and Child,” for viola (2011)
“Spiral XIV: Nimitta,” for clarinet, piano, and two percussionists (2012)



ON ELLIOTT CARTER


“Asko and Beyond,” program note for SONOR, 2003

“Elliott Carter’s ‘Night Fantasies’: Categories of Musical Thought,” unpublished working paper, 2004.



ON EDGARD VARÈSE


“On a Tenuous Engagement with Edgard Varèse,” Lecture for UCSD’s “Focus” meetings, 2000.

“Varèse Bibliography,” an annotated bibliography constructed in 2000.