Audio and Video Samples

Please visit this page often for samples of music by faculty and students, including the Sound Check CD collection featuring graduate composers and performers.
Sound Check is available either by digital download or on CD. To obtain your copy of Sound Check One, Two, Three or Five, e-mail your request (including your name and address) to
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The Media presented here is related to Roger Reynolds


The Behaviour of Mirrors, Roger Reynolds; P. Bowman, Guitar

- (08/26/2007 8 minutes)

This modern work for the classical guitar, written in the mid 80's by U.C. San Diego Professor Roger Reynolds, begs the question what if a mirror were able to reflect events not only in the present sense, but also events in the past and future as well.

Youtube Video


Millennium Lecture: Roger Reynolds

- (12/07/1999 45 minutes, #4548)
UCSD TV Productions
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Roger Reynolds, contrasts the varieties of contemporary musical life with historical norms. He explores how contemporary technologies, including computers and DVDs, are transforming both the listening experience and the musical imagination itself.

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UCSD Conversations: Reynolds, Bailey, Tuszynski

- (10/20/1998 59 minutes, #3970)
UCSD TV Productions
UCSD Music Professor Roger Reynolds discusses the nature of sound and his pioneering work in digital spatialization.The San Diego Supercomputer Center's Mike Bailey follows with his work in scientific visualization and 3D modeling and Dr. Mark Tuszynski rounds out the program by explaining his lab's work on genetic engineering.

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Eclipse by Roger Reynolds and Ed Emshwiller

- (01/01/1998)
Stereo example from WATERSHED DVD (Mode Records 70, 1998)

Example by permission: Mode Records

Voices: Philip Larson and Carol Plantamura.

37.92 MB Quicktime


Brief excerpt from The Emperor of Ice Cream


(152K, 01&Piβ.5).

By permission.

LP: America Sings/The Gregg Smith Singers

Label: Turnabout TV 34759

Copyright © 2000 Roger Reynolds

1.00 MB MP3


Excerpt from motione

Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company

Choreography and Performace: Bill T. Jones

Interactive Imagery: Paul Kaiser, Shelley Eshkar, Marc Downie

Composition and Sound Design: Roger Reynolds

motione is a project of the Arts, Media and Engineering Program through the Herberger College of the Arts and the Fulton School of Engineering. It is co-presented by ASU Public Events.

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Excerpt from Justice

- ( 2:12)