YouTube, ASCAP Reach U. S. Performance Rights Deal from Who is ASCAP?                                                       ASCAP , BMI and SESAC are Performance Rights Organizations (PROs). They sell licenses to businesses that play music: concert halls, radio stations, TV stations, cable networks, satellite radio, airlines, colleges and universities,

“What is Deep Listening? Deep Listening is a composer’s sound practice devised by a legendary composer and thought leader, Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016). The question is answered in the process of practicing listening with the understanding that the complex wave forms continuously transmitted to the auditory cortex from the outside world by the ear require active engagement with attention. Prompted by experience and learning, listening takes place voluntarily. Listening is not

In the same way an open-world game designer creates conditions that allows a player to have an experience based upon where they move, the composer of a Distance Music similarly composes conditions that provide its audience a different musical result for every different place in the concert site.


Dec 2012

Chamber Music

Music for small (Chamber) groups more easily affords experiments with audience perception and new techniques. 'Move' (1987 combined electronic music on tape with 8 voices, Starboy is an opera with a purely surround-electronic score, "When Leaders Stop Listening" combined a brass trio with live mimes, "Bright Shadow" explored extreme stretto, "feelings" displayed the audiences' emotions during performance (using smartphones). The piece first featured here is called "Equilateral", which explored an ever-changing tempo Keith calls "Flowing Meter" :

By Anthony Tommasini, Nov.8, 2004 It says something about how few opportunities there are for composers to have new works performed by orchestras that the Riverside Symphony, an adventurous ensemble that typically presents just three programs per season, got such a strong response to its International Composers Competition in 2002. Scores from 74 composers were submitted. On Friday night at Alice Tully Hall, one of the three winning works, “On

The variety of Keith Lay's large ensemble works stretch from orchestra with live electronics and graphics to traditional choral arrangements. His works include "Children On the Playground" at Lincoln Center/ Tully Hall that earned a rave review from the New York Times to a fanfare dedicated to his home in Orlando, Florida. The first example in this thread is "Earth Caoine", or "Earth Cry" , a Tone Poem for Clarinet and Orchestra, written for the amazing Richard Stoltzman, and recorded in Warsaw Poland in 1996. A cosmic angel looks down upon the corpse of the Earth, (caoine-ing ) wailing, crying.