sampled toy marbles on tape (1992)
Duration: 6 minutes
Premiere: May, 1992
Dance Place, Washington, DC
Commissioned by: choreographer Daniel Burkholder
Marblehead is one of my earliest electronic pieces and continues to be a favorite for both adults and children. It was commissioned by choreographer Daniel Burkholder, who would only tell me that his dance would last six minutes and that he would use a big bowl of marbles as a prop.