Performer’s Guide to “Another Life”

A one-stop shop for performing organizations interested in Tod Machover's "Another Life," a work for instrumental ensemble and electronics. " This piece revisits some of the musical concerns of [Machover's] own youth with the resources and experience of maturity; it is about personal expression, full of exuberance and regret, nostalgia and celebration." - Richard Dyer, The …

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Performer’s Guide to “Sparkler”

A one-stop-shop for performing organizations interested in Tod Machover's "Sparkler", a work for orchestra and electronics. "Machover’s controlled venturesomeness in terms of rhythm, tempo, and dynamics makes the music so scintillating that “Fireworks” would have been a likelier title for this work..." - Phil Muse “Sparkler (2007) sparkles. There’s a wealth of color-drenched details: virtuosic wind passages juxtaposed …

Performer’s Guide to “Jeux Deux”

A one-stop-shop for performing organizations interested in Tod Machover's "Jeux Deux", a work for orchestra, Yamaha Disklavier and electronics. Machover utilizes his “hyperpiano” concept, in which the grand piano, played with consummate sensitivity by Paul Chertock, interacts with the Yamaha Disklavier in a way that augments, transforms and splinters the music, sometimes releasing a volley of pre-composed notes in …

Performer’s Guide to “Hyper Dim Sums”

A one-stop shop for performing organizations interested in Tod Machover's "Hyper Dim Sums", short works for string quartet "Machover’s exquisite attention to line and form is most evident in the trio of splendid short works for string quartet" - Phil Muse LISTEN - Excerpts To request a CD or MP3 of full tracks please email junekino@media.mit.edu for a …