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Library of Congress Resources

"Doing Justice: Roger Reynolds's Justice Premieres in Great Hall." Library of Congress Information Bulletin, January 2002:
www.loc.gov/loc/lcib/0201/justice.html

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Roger Reynolds' Official Home Page:
http://www.rogerreynolds.com/ External

Print Bibliography – Writings by Roger Reynolds (listed chronologically)

  • "Indeterminacy: Some Consideration." Perspectives of New Music 4, no. 1 (1965): 136-140.
  • "Current Chronicle - Japan." Musical Quarterly 53, no. 4 (1967): 563-571.
  • "John Cage: Interview with Roger Reynolds." In Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music, edited by Schwartz and Childs, 335-348. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967.
  • "Happenings in Japan and Elsewhere." Arts in Society 5, no. 1 (1968): 90-101.
  • "It's Time." Electronic Music Review, no. 7 (1968): 12-17.
  • Review of Twilight of the Gods, by Wilfred Mellers. The New York Times Book Review, September 22, 1974.
  • "Ives and Contemporary American Musical Thought." In An Ives Celebration. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1977.
  • Mind Models: New Forms of Musical Experience. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1975.
  • "Inexorable Continuities: A Commentary on the Music of Conlon Nancarrow." Soundings, Book 4, Spring/Summer (1977): 26-39.
  • "Thoughts on Sound Movement and Meaning." Perspectives of New Music, Spring-Summer (1978): 181-190.
  • "John Cage and Roger Reynolds: A Conversation." (1962), The Musical Quarterly (prepared and edited by R. Reynolds), October (1979): 573-594.
  • "Thoughts on What a Record Records." In The Phonograph and Our Musical Life, Proceedings of a Centennial Conference, Institute for Studies in American Music, Brooklyn College of CUNY, Monograph no. 14 (1980).
  • "Rarely Sudden, Never Abrupt [a study of two works of Toru Takemitsu]." In Takemitsu. Tokyo: Shiseido, 1981.
  • "Modes, Not Media, Matter." In Roger Reynolds: Profile of a Composer. C. F. Peters Corporation, 1982.
  • "Notes on Musicians, Machines, and Tinkering with Time." CNAC Magazine (Paris) (1983).
  • "Conlon Nancarrow: Interviews in Mexico City and San Francisco." American Music 2, no. 2 (Summer 1984): 1-24.
  • "Production at CARL and Related Issues." Proceedings of ICMC. The Hague, Fall 1986.
  • "Réaliser une expérience musicale." In Quoi? Quand? Comment? La recherche musicale (translated from English into French by D. Collins), edited by T. Machover, Christian Bourgois. Paris: 1985.
  • A Searcher's Path: A Composer's Ways. New York: Institute for Studies in American Music, Brooklyn College of CUNY, 1987.
  • "A Perspective on Form and Experience." Contemporary Music Review 2, no. 3, part 1 (1987): 277-308.
  • Review of Selected Letters of Virgil Thompson. The New York Times Book Review, 28 August 1988.
  • "Wonderful Times [commentary on Robert Erickson]." Perspectives of New Music 26, no. 2 (Summer 1988).
  • "The Edge of Imagination." In A Celebration of American Music: Words and Music in Honor of H. Wiley Hitchcock, eds. R. Crawford, R. A. Lott, C. J. Oja. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1990.
  • "The Tenuous, Flickering Flip-Flop." In Complexity. Amsterdam: Gaudeamus Foundation, March 1990.
  • "…into the consciousness of the musical world" (published in Japanese). Polyphone (Japan), no. 8 (1991).
  • "L'ajustement de la sensibilité à une ensemble de contraintes." In harmoniques, no. 8/9, Ircam, Paris (1991): 173-177.
  • "The Shape of Ideas"(in Japanese). Keiji Usami (catalogue). December 1991.
  • "Par-delà les dimensions connues" ("Beyond the Edge of Known Orders"). In Le timbre, métaphore pour la composition, ed. by Jean-Baptiste Barrière, Christian Bourgois. Ircam, 1991 (467-484).
  • "A Jostled Silence: Contemporary Japanese Musical Thought" (edited and introduced by Roger Reynolds, serialized in 3 parts). Perspectives of New Music 30, no. 1 (Winter 1992): 22-80; 30, no. 2 (Summer 1992): 60-100; 31, no.2 (Summer 1993): 172-228.
  • "Across Unbridgeable Divides" (published in French [statement]). Utopies – les cahiers de l'IRCAM, no. 4 (1993).
  • "Seeking Centers," extended review article of Music, Myth and Nature, an explorative essay by F.-B. Mâche. Perspectives of New Music 32, no. 2 (Summer 1994).
  • "Mirrors," by Toru Takemitsu, edited and annotated by Roger Reynolds; trans. with Sumi Adachi. In Asian Art and Culture (Smithsonian Institution) 8, no. 3, Oxford University Press, (Fall 1995). (Re-edited from "A Jostled Silence" by Roger Reynolds, printed in Perspectives of New Music.)
  • "...Taste, Boundaries, Relevance, Purpose, Risk... (about Salvatore Martirano)." In Memoriam Salvatore Martirano, Perspectives of New Music 34, no. 1 (Winter 1996): 200-207.
  • Keynote Speech: "Connecting Dreams with Realities: a Perspective on Technology from the (Distant) Domain of Art." Proceedings of Open Classroom II Conference (School Education in the Information Society), Crete, Greece, September 17-19, 1997. Published 1997-1998.
  • "The Indifference of the Broiler to the Broiled." In Samuel Beckett and Music, edited by Mary Bryden, Clarendon Press, Oxford Press, 1998; pp. 195-211.
  • Form and Method: Composing Music. Edited by Stephen McAdams. New York: Routledge, 2002.
  • "Ross Lee Finney: Memorial Words from Roger Reynolds." Musically Incorrect, eds. H. Biggs and S. Orzel,. New York: C. P. Peters Corporation, 1998.
  • "Jedes Komponisten Komponist" ("Every Composer's Composer") (panel discussion at the 1981 New Music America Festival in San Francisco). MusikTexte 73/74 (March 1998): 79-90.
  • "Compositional Strategies in The Angel of Death for Piano, Chamber Orchestra, and Computer-Processed Sound." Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 173-205.
  • "Perception of Musical Similarity Among Contemporary Thematic Materials in Two Instrumentations." S. McAdams, S. Vieillard, O. Houix, and R. Reynolds. Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 207-237.
  • "Influences of Large-Scale Form on Continuous Ratings in Response to a Contemporary Piece in a Live Concert Setting." S. McAdams, B. W. Vines, S. Vieillard, B. K. Smith, and R. Reynolds. Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 297-350.
  • "Epilog: Reflections on Psychological Testing with The Angel of Death." Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 351-355.
  • "Xenakis: …Tireless Renewal at Every Instant, at Every Death…" Perspectives of New Music 41, no. 1 (Winter 2003): 4-64.
  • "Iannis Xenakis: 1922-2001." Leonardo 35, no. 4 (2002).
  • "The evolution of sensibility." Nature 434, no. 7031 (March 2005).
  • "Structural and affective aspects of music from statistical audio signal analysis", S. Dubnov, S. McAdams, R. Reynolds.
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Special Topic Section on Computational Analysis of Style, Volume 57, Issue 11 , Pages 1526 - 1536, 2006.
  • "Ideals and Realities: A Composer in America", R. Reynolds. American Music, Volume 25, No. 1, 2007

Print Bibliography -- Writings About Roger Reynolds (listed chronologically)

  • Hitchcock, H. W.. "Current Chronicle: Ann Arbor" (review of ONCE Festival). Musical Quarterly (April 1962).
  • Hitchcock, H. W. "Current Chronicle: New York" (review of The Emperor of Ice Cream). The Musical Quarterly 51, no.3 (July 1965): 539-540.
  • Chase, G. Entry in America's Music. Revised second edition. McGraw-Hill, 1966: 664-667.
  • Yates, P. Entry in 20th Century Music. Random House, 1967: 230-232.
  • "Cross Talk in Tokyo." The Christian Science Monitor (4 February, 1969).
  • "Sound Composers Use Technology." Baltimore Sun (24 February 1969).
  • Hitchcock, H. W. Entries in Music in the United States. Prentice-Hall, 1969: 263-264, 299-300, 337-339.
  • Rockwell, J. "$400,000 to UCSD for Music Project." Los Angeles Times (10 April 1972).
  • Vinton, J., ed. Entry in Dictionary of Contemporary Music. Dutton, 1974.
  • "Music: Bicentennial Bonanza." Time Magazine (24 March 1975).
  • Entry in Reimann Musik Lexikon. Mainz, 1975.
  • Weber, W. "Roger Reynolds' Electronic Music." Los Angeles Times (13 December 1976).
  • Akiyama, K. "Two Interviews with Roger Reynolds" (in Japanese). Ongaku Geijutsu (June and July 1977).
  • Mizelle, J., and E. Kobrin. "Interview with Roger Reynolds." Yearbook for Inter-American Musical Research (1977): 157-167.
  • Entry in Baker's Biographical Dictionary. 6th edition. N. Slonimsky, 1978.
  • Chase, G. "Roger Reynolds and New Forms of Musical Experience." In Roger Reynolds: Portrait of a Composer, ed. D. Gillespie. C. F. Peters Corporation, 1982.
  • Porter, A. "Roger Reynolds' Vocal Music: A Personal Report." In Roger Reynolds: Portrait of a Composer, ed. D. Gillespie. C. F. Peters Corporation, 1982.
  • Johnston, B. "Roger Reynolds: Four Concert Works." In Roger Reynolds: Portrait of a Composer, ed. D. Gillespie. C. F. Peters Corporation, 1982.
  • Mumma, G. "Electronic Resources in the Music of Roger Reynolds." In Roger Reynolds: Portrait of a Composer, ed. D. Gillespie. C. F. Peters Corporation, 1982.
  • Cagne, C. and T. Caras, eds. "Roger Reynolds." In SOUNDPIECES: Interviews with American Composers. Scarecrow Press, 1982.
  • Porter, A. "Musical Events" (review of VOICSPACE). The New Yorker (14 February 1983).
  • Swed, M. "Symphonic Sounds That Do Computer Beautifully." Los Angeles Herald Examiner (29 February 1984).
  • Porter, A. "Musical Events: Sound Houses." The New Yorker (9 July 1984).
  • Boulanger, R. "Interview with Roger Reynolds, Joji Yuasa and Charles Wuorinen." Computer Music Journal 8, no. 4 (1984).
  • Chase, G. Entry in The New Grove Dictionary. 1985.
  • "International Computer Music Conference" (in Japanese). Ongaku Geijutsu (October 1986): 5-9.
  • Sollberger, H. Entry in American Grove Dictionary. 1986.
  • Wallin, R. "Om a reise vestover mot Osten." Ballade 3, Oslo, Norway (1986).
  • Murray, D. "Creative Tampering with Electronics." The Financial Times (15 August 1987).
  • Kozinn, A. "Composer Considers His Pulitzer, and Then Gets Back to Work." The New York Times (10 April 1989).
  • Vérin, N. "Hommage à Roger Reynolds." Les Cahiers du CIREM (June – September 1990).
  • Willett, J. "Roger Reynolds." Musical America (November 1990).
  • "Roger Reynolds: An Interview with Toru Takemitsu" (in Japanese). Polyphone, no. 9 (1991): 153-164.
  • Vérin, N. "Archipelago de Roger Reynolds." Inharmoniques 8/9, Ircam, Paris (1991).
  • Silverton, M. "Reynolds: Whispers Out of Time, Transfigured Wind II." Fanfare (May/June 1991).
  • Scotto, C. G. Entry in Contemporary Composers. Chicago/London: St. James Press, 1992.
  • Nieminen, R. "En attendant Roger Reynolds." Résonance, Ircam, Paris, no. 4 (June 1993): 14-15.
  • Warnaby, J. "Assessments at 60: Roger Reynolds." Musical Opinion, London (June/August 1994).
  • Lampila, H. -I. "Roger Reynolds vaihtoi ohjukset musiikkiin" ("Roger Reynolds Moved from Missiles to Music") (interview). Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki (28 September 1994).
  • Smith, K. "Roger Reynolds/John Ashbery: Last things, I think, to think about.," American Record Guide (April/May 1995).
  • "Roger Reynolds and Toru Takemitsu: A Conversation." The Musical Quarterly 80, no. 1 (Spring 1996): 61-76.
  • Chute, James. "'Odyssey' Is a Cerebral Journey into the Unknown." The San Diego Union-Tribune (12 May 1996).
  • Cariaga, D. "'Odyssey' Journeys to La Jolla." Los Angeles Times (12 May 1996).
  • Klapper, M. "Komputerowa nic Ariadny" (interview). Ruch Muzycyny, Warsaw (17 October 1996).
  • Cutts, P. "In with the new." The Strad (February 1997).
  • Hear and Now, Portrait, BBC Radio 3, 90-minute interview with A. Sparling, 1 August 1997.
  • Pettitt, S. "Music Fit for the Gods." Financial Times (1 August 1997).
  • Driver, P. "A Festival of Generosity." The Sunday Times (10 August 1997).
  • Lálas, T. "Roger Reynolds, Composer – Teacher" (interview). To Vima, Athens (21 September 1997).
  • Brindeau, V. "Entretien avec Roger Reynolds" (interview). Accents Magazine, Paris (July 1997 – January 1998).
  • Sollberger, H. Entry in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. 1998.
  • Warnaby, J. "On Roger Reynolds." Musik Texte, no. 61 (February 1998).
  • Lalas, T. "Interview with Roger Reynolds"(English translation by M. Anagnostopolous). Array. 17, no. 3 (Winter 1998).
  • Ciechowski, B. M. "Untersuchungen zum Streichquartettschaffen amerikanischer Komponisten nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg" (about Reynolds' string quartet, Coconino…A Shattered Landscape). 1998: 163-184.
  • Tabor, J. "Roger Reynolds: The Paris Pieces" (review). Computer Music Journal (Summer 1998).
  • "Jedes Komponisten Komponist" ("Every Composer's Composer") (transcription of a panel discussion at the 1981 New Music America Festival in San Francisco). MusikTexte 73/74 (March 1998): 79-90.
  • Lalitte, P. "Archipelago de Roger Reynolds. La spécificité du projet dans son contexte esthétique et technique; son analyse en regard des sciences de la perception." Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) (June 1998).
  • Gann, K. "Roger Reynolds." Entry in American Music in the Twentieth Century. Schirmer Books, 1998: 170-171.
  • Beals, J. "Artists Must Accept Mess." San Diego Reader (11 February 1999).
  • Kriesberg, M. "Teaching the Ear New Dialects of Sound." The New York Times (14 November 1999).
  • Warnaby, J. "Binäre Gegensätze, Der US-amerikanische Komponist Roger Reynolds." MusikTexte 78 (March 1999): 19-26.
  • Zvonar, R. "Surround's Watershed Event." Surround Professional Magazine 1, no. 3 (April 1999): 60-62.
  • Ashley, R. "Roger Reynolds: ‘I'm always interested in new experience': A Conversation with Paul Robinson." In Music with Roots in the Aether, MusikTexte, Köln (2000): 153-178.
  • Robinson, P. "Extending Instrumental Techniques." In Music with Roots in the Aether, by Robert Ashley, MusikTexte, Köln (2000): 179-186.
  • Sollberger, H. "Roger Reynolds." Entry in The Grove Dictionary of Music (revised) (2001).
  • Carl, R. "Reynolds: Coconino…a Shattered Landscape, Visions, Kokoro, Ariadne's Thread, Focus a Beam, Emptied of Thinking, Outward…" (review). Fanfare (January/February, 2001).
  • Kriesberg, M. "Where the Computer Still Seeks an Inroad. " The New York Times (7 October 2001).
  • DeLio, T. "The Arditti String Quartet: Roger Reynolds." Computer Music Journal 26, no. 2 (Summer 2002).
  • Rahn, J. "Worth Noting: Roger Reynolds' Form and Method." Perspectives of New Music 40, no. 1 (Winter 2002).
  • Bohn, J. "Roger Reynolds: Watershed IV" (DVD review). Computer Music Journal 26, no. 3 (Fall 2002).
  • Whittall, A. "Form and Method: Composing Music (The Rothschild Lectures) by Roger Reynolds" (review). Music & Letters 84, no. 3 (August 2003).
  • "Music from the ONCE Festival, 1961-66." Wire, Issue 237 (November 2003).
  • Ashby, A. "Music from the ONCE Festival, 1961-66." Gramophone 81, no. 977 (March 2004).
  • DeLio, T. "Roger Reynolds: last things, I think, to think about" (review). Computer Music Journal 28, no. 2 (Summer 2004).
  • McAdams, S., S. Vieillard, O. Houix, and R. Reynolds. "Perception of Musical Similarity Among Contemporary Thematic Materials in Two Instrumentations." Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 207-237.
  • McAdams, S., B. W. Vines, S. Vieillard, B. K. Smith, and R. Reynolds. "Influences of Large-Scale Form on Continuous Ratings in Response to a Contemporary Piece in Live Concert Setting." Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 297-350.
  • Poulin-Charronnat, B., E. Bigand, P. Lalitte, E. Madurell, S. Vieillard, and S. McAdams. "Effects of Change in Instrumentation on the Recognition of Musical Materials." Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 239-264.
  • Lalitte, P., E. Bigand, B. Poulin-Charronnat, S. McAdams, C. Delibé, and D. d'Adamo. "The Perceptual Structure of Thematic Materials in The Angel of Death." Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 265-298.
  • Cook, N. "Form and Method: Composing Music (The Rothschild Lectures) by Roger Reynolds" (review). Music Perception 22, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 357-364.
  • Lalitte, P. "The Unique Aesthetic Character of the Music of Roger Reynolds." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • Lalitte, P. "Compulsory figures." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • Lalitte, P. "Other(s)." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • Lalitte, P. "Drama and temporality of the electroacoustics in Roger Reynolds' The Angel of Death." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • Madurell, F. "The Angel of Death: Timelessness of the Pianistic Gesture." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • Madurell, F. "Toward a dynamic conception of musical form." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • Lalitte, P., and F. Madurell. "Retrospective Reflections." In Creation and Perception of a Contemporary Musical Work: The Angel of Death by Roger Reynolds. S. McAdams, M. Battier, eds. Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2005.
  • "Experimental Music Explored", The Sunday Journal, Albuquerque, 26 March 2006
  • Scher, V. "Sound Principles", San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 May 2006.
  • Bithell, D. "Image, Engagement, Technological Resource: An Interview with Roger Reynolds", Computer Music Journal,
    Volume 31 Issue 1, Spring 2007.
  • Sollberger, H. "Into the Great Epic Space", liner notes for Mode CD of Reynolds' orchestra music (forthcoming), Winter 2007.
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