Articles and Other Text

X–Y Scanning: From Oscilloscopes to Video Systems to Laser Projectors

First–person statement re: music, art, and technology.

Iowa City, March 28, 2005

Audio/Video/Laser

“The first stage in the laser project was the public performance of a new Cross–Jeffries–Tudor work, Audio/Video/Laser, using our VIDEO/LASER I, sponsored by the Tape Music Center at Mills College on May 9, 1969.”

First published in SOURCE, music of the avant garde, issue no. 8 (1970), pp. 26-36

Musica Instrumentalis, Video II (B), Video II (C), Video II (L)

Musica Instrumentalis, Video II (B), Video II (C), and Video II (L) are a series of works in which visual and aural images are produced simultaneously and interdependently.”

First published in SOURCE, music of the avant garde, issue no. 9 (1971), pp. 3-10

Alexander Scriabin’s Prometheus, The Poem of Fire (1909-1910)

Program Notes for The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra Performances

Hancher Auditorium, September 24, 1975

The Audio Control of Laser Displays

“ ... our concerns in this article relate to the technology, much of it based in audio–frequency electronic devices, which permit the control of laser beams for applications in the performing arts.”

First published in db, The Sound Engineering Magazine, Volume 15, Number 7 (July 1981), pp. 30, 34, 38–41

Remembering David Tudor:
A 75th Anniversary Memoir

“This memoir documents certain events in the lives of David Tudor (1926–1996), John Cage (1912–1992), Carson D. Jeffries (1922–1995), and Lowell Cross (1938–) from 1963 to 1980.”

Iowa City, 2001