Essays

Here I will be posting essays and other critical writing regarding composition and music in general. Click on the title of the essay you wish to read and it will take you to a PDF of the paper.

1) Jesus in the Shade of the Bodhi Tree

This paper describes the conception, recording and composition of my studio piece Jesus in the Shade of the Bodhi Tree. A complete list of instruments and the techniques captured for the project are included in addition to a formal analysis.

2) Max meets Partch

This paper provides an overview of patching just-intonation music in Max/MSP with an emphasis on generative processes.

3) Stimmung

A simple analysis of Stockhausen’s Stimmung for 6 Voices.