Selected List of Compositions (1969-2007)
Peter Gena


Prometheus Redux (2010), a light and sound installation by Steve Waldeck and Peter Gena

Quodlibet: Brood XIII: 17 yr. Cicadas, Glenview, IL (2007)

Passages (2007), music for a permanent, interactive mixed-media installation by Steve Waldeck.

DNA-PNO (2005-06), an installation for computer algorithms and Disklavier, or MIDI keyboard.

Prolation Collagen, for 5 voices (2005), for disklavier.

Mensuration Botox, for 5 voices (2005), for disklavier.

Immunoglobulin (2005-06), Audio DNA sequence mixer and player.

Botox á 5 (2004), botulinin toxin bacteria for disklavier.

La Peste, per pianoforte—la mano destra (2004), for disklavier (bubonic plague).

Chopin’s Catarrh (cf2) (2004), for disklavier.

Him, Himself and He (2001), interactive DNA Music Installation of male hormones; DNA consultation by Charles Strom.

La Peste per Oboe d’amore e Yersinia Pestes (2000), oboe d’amore and DNA sequences (bubonic plague).

Testosterone/Progesterone (2000), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

DNA Music Installation (1999-2001; Bellagio version 2005), Audio DNA sequence mixer and player; DNA consultation by Charles Strom.

Music for Genesis (1999), DNA sequences played live through a DNA Mixer Installation (programmed by the composer)

Rhinovirus Type 14: Common Cold (1999), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Rhinovirus Type 1: Common Cold (1999), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Rhinovirus Type 2: Common Cold (1999), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Elastin Gene (1999), digitally synthesized DNA sequence.

Chopin’s Catarrh (nocturnes) (1998), piano solo.

Polio Virus (wild type) (1998), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Collagen and Bass Clarinet (1997), bass clarinet and digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Collagen (1997), for disklavier.

Rubella (1996), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

HPV (1996), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Red Blood Cells (1995), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Liver Glycogen Synthetase 1-4 (proteins,1995), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Liver Urea (1995), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Botulism (1995), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

For Yvar Mikhashoff (1995), digitally synthesized DNA sequences of the HIV virus.

Beta Globin (1994), digitally synthesized DNA sequences.

Joe Hill Fantasy (1992-93), baritone, didjeridu, winds, Brazilian rainstick, piano, digital synthesis.

Markoff in: Brazil (1992), digitally synthesized.

Markoff in: Darmstadt (1992), digitally synthesized.

Markoff in: Milwaukee (1991), digitally synthesized.

Interlude for 2 People (1990), digitally synthesized.

Elegy for MF (1989), digitally synthesized.

Hoketus (1989), digitally synthesized.

For Morton Feldman (1988), piano solo.

John Henry (1986), piano solo [published: Edition V, Verlag pläne GmbH, Dortmond (Essen)].

Mother Jones (1985), soprano and piano [Edition V, Verlag pläne GmbH, Dortmond (Essen); recorded: Lovely Music, Ltd., New York, #LCD 3021.

Before Venice (1984), digitally synthesized [see piano solo below].

McKinley (1983), violin, piano and percussion.

Before Venice (1982), piano solo [published: The Buffalo Collection, SUNY at Buffalo, NY].

Unchained Melodies (1974; rev. 1981), piano solo; computer-aided.

Beethoven in SoHo (1980), 2 pianos and electric bass.

100 Fingers (1980) 3 pianos and amplified celeste, for 10 players (3 + 3 + 3 + 1).

S-13, S-14 (1979), 2 flutes (piccolo double), 2 clarinets, 2 harps, piano, and electric bass.

Homage to Skylab (1979), winds, keyboards, and percussion.

Stabiles, First Clone (1978), instrumental ensemble (10 instruments), computer-aided.

Valse (1977), piano solo [published: C.F. Peters, NYC; recorded: Nonesuch Records #D79011.

Stabiles (1976), piano solo.

Piano and Biomusic (1976), electronic music controlled by dyadic alpha biorhythms with live piano.

Modular Fantasies II (1975), large orchestra and biomusic tape; computer-aided.

Logos I (1974), electronic music controlled by dyadic alpha biorhythms from two brains (4 channels).

Modular Fantasies (1974), instrumental ensemble (8 instruments).

Schoenberg in Italy (1973), theater piece set in an Italian café for soprano, narrator, piano,
harpsichord, organ, 3 percussionists, and actors (stage participants).

Aleutian Lullabies (1972), double chorus and organ; with computer-generated nonsense text.

EGERYA (1972), computer-synthesized realization of a Rya rug pattern.

Homage to G. K. Zipf (1971), instrumental ensemble (8); computer-aided.

Scenes from Paterson (1969), narrator, piano, 2 channel magnetic tape.


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