Ken Ueno

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Video:

Composing Xigagai - Alarm Will Sound
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Duo with Joan Jeanrenaud 9min23ssec
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Duo with Ikue Mori at BAM/PFA
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Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other at sunrise 10min44ssec
Duo X
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whatWALL? 15min
for alto saxophone and electronics
Brian Sacawa, alto saxophone.
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a thick band of gray, a line that elides the end of day into the beginning of night 15min
for singer and Max/MSP (with SPAT and La Kitchen sensors)
Ken Ueno, voice.
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Sabiniuim 8min25sec
two-channel electronic sounds, with video animation by Harvey Goldman
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Audio:

On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific Hypothesis (2007) 17min
concerto for overtone singer & orchestra (Vocal soloist w/amplification + boombox, 2.2. - 2.2.2.(bass trombones), 2perc, strings 6.6.4.4.3)
[ read program notes ] - [ download mp3 of excerpt from the CD, Talus, BMOP/sound1014 (4.8mb)] - [ download mp3 of cadenza from the CD, Talus, BMOP/sound1014 (5.14mb)]- [ download mp3 of opening from the CD, Talus, BMOP/sound1014 (5.9mb)]

Talus (2007) 18min
Viola concerto + string orchestra. (strings 4.4.3.2.1)
[ read program notes ] - [ download mp3 of excerpt from the CD, Talus, BMOP/sound1014 (7.1mb) ]

Talus - solo viola + live electronics version (2007) 18min
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Kaze-no-Oka (2005) 19min
concerto for biwa and shakuhachi & orchestra (biwa, shakuhachi, contrabass clarinet, bass saxophone, 2perc, strings (8.8.6.6.3)
[ read program notes ] - [ download mp3 of excerpt from the CD, Talus, BMOP/sound1014 (4.8mb) ]

WATT - for baritone saxophone, percussion and electronic sounds. 11min
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Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other at sunrise - for sho and Bb clarinet 11min
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I screamed at the sea until nodes swelled up, then my voice became the resonant noise of the sea
for amplified Bb clarinet 11min41sec
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all moments stop here and together we become every memory that has ever been 14min30sec
14 instruments and music boxes (2003) (fl., ob., bs cl., cbn , trmpt, hrn, tbn, perc., piano, strings - 2.1.1.1)
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...blood blossoms... - for the Bang on a Can All-Stars. 14min
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Ga-uah-Chon-Ch-cha (a Song of the Rapture) 3min
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Apmonia (2004) 14min 30sec
Small Orchestra (2.2.2.2. - 2.2. - Timp, strings - 6.5.4.3.2)
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Kage-Uta
Ken Ueno, throat-singing + Max/Msp (NWEAMO festival, Portland, OR)
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Zansetsu - for overtone singer, violin and electronics 12min
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Disabitato - for solo piano (Andrew Russo, piano) 10min
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Contemplation on Little Big Muff 13min
for amplified - cello and percussion
Odd Appetite duo: Nathan Davis, perc., Ha-Yang Kim, amplified cello.
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Pharmakon (2001) for Eighth Blackbird 19min
For flute (alto & piccolo dbls), clarinet (bs cl. Dbling), perc., piano, vln, cllo
[ read program notes ] - [ download XOX.mp3 - XXO.mp3 - OXX.mp3 - Main.mp3 ]

Skyline Abstractions. - for bass clarinet and piano. Nov. 5, 1999. 12min
Christ and St. Stephen's Church, NY. Duo Chiaroscuro. In 3 mvts.
[ read program notes ] - [ download mp3: Abstractions I - Abstractions II - Abstractions III ]

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