Music
by Dean Wallraff

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Music for Movies

Music for Modern Dance

Dance
A primitive tribal dance, written in an equal-tempered version of the pentatonic scale.

In The Expanse: Visions of the Desert
Using real-time spatial processing of sounds, this piece evokes the Arizona desert.

Percussion Suite
Three movements using percussion sounds

Le Tombeau de Rameau
Impressions of Baroque music

Songs of Change
Six songs based on the Yi Jing (AKA I Ching or Book of Changes)

Journey
A viola solo

Overlapping
A abstract modern electronic piano solo

Contrapunctus
A contrapuntal piece, synthesized at the M.I.T. Experimental Music Lab in 1977, using a 23-notes per "throctave" scale. (A throctave is a 3/1 ratio that is used in this piece as the basic harmonic unity, just as an octave is the unity in our conventionally tuned music.)

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