Collaborative Works

A Series of Landscapes (2020) – a new, online work of Opera-Theatre by thingNY
SubtracTTTTTTTTT (2020) – a new, online work of Opera-Theatre by thingNY
Fight Songs (2020) – a new music theatre collaboration with Popebama + Decoder
Chunky in Heat
 (2019) – a collaboration with Experiments in Opera
Skylighght (2019) – written/performed by Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers
This takes place close by (2015) – an Opera by thingNY
Textures (2015) – a collaboration with Music for Contemplation
ADDDDDDDDD (2009) – an Opera by thingNY

Chamber Music (2+ players)

Lemons, Lemons (2020) for 2 players (+ video)
Hello World
(2020) for flute (+ electronics, video)
Purple (2020) for flauto d’Amore, viola
On View (2020) for soprano, flute, Bb clarinet, violin, cello
Scarlett
(2019) for mezzo soprano, tenor saxophone, 2 violins, cello
How Deep Is Your Love (2019) for 3 musicians who can do anything if they try hard enough
Hypnotize
(2019) for violin, bassoon (+ electronics)
Flashdance
 (2018) for piano, keyboard synth, 2 percussion
The Secret Lives of Tadpoles (2018) for flute, Bb clarinet
Travelogue (2018) for violin, viola
How Do You Television (2018) for Bb Clarinet, cello, e-zither, keyboard synth, percussion (+ electronics)
Casino (Remix) (2018) for soprano saxophone, electric guitar, keyboard synth, percussion (+ electronics)
Fast Love
(2018) for saxophone (alto or ten or bari), drum set
Gorilla
(2018) for large ensemble (12 players)
Light-On-Light (2018) for saxophone, 2 percussion (+ electronics)
Rise Up, Singing (rev. 2018) for alto saxophone, cello (or) Bb clarinet, cello
Family Picnic 2008
 (2017) for Bb clarinet, violin, cello, piano
Conduire, Camion (2017) for string quartet
Country Life (2017) for mezzo soprano, clarinet, piano
Wormhole (2017) for saxophone, percussion, junk (+ electronics)
The Lone Tenement (2017) for mezzo soprano, guitar
Clamor (2016) for 2 soprano saxophones
Golden Parachute (2016) for baritone voice, bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone
Bandwidth (rev. 2017) for electric guitar, cello
Bandwidth (2016) for soprano saxophone, electric guitar
Shimmering Dust (2015) for flute, percussion (cymbal)
Mother Earth (2014) for flute, saxophone quartet (SATB) (+ electronics)
Trajectories (2013) for soprano/celtic harp, Baritone/percussion, saxophone, violin, double bass
Urban Composites (2012) for saxophone quartet (SATB)
Quartet (2011) for Bb clarinet, violin, cello, piano
Duluth (2010) for saxophone quartet (SATB)
Departure (2009) for violin, piano
Rise Up, Singing (2009) for Bb clarinet, cello (or) alto saxophone, cello
Chronolinea (2009) for Soprano + ensemble
Primary Colors (2008) for flute, Bb clarinet, cello
Shallow (2008) duo for 2 saxophonists (alto, tenor)
North River (2007) for voice, guitar
Quintet (2007) for flute, Bb clarinet, baritone saxophone, violin, percussion
The Dionysian (2005) for alto saxophone, piano, percussion

Solo Instrument

Hello World (2020) for flute (+ electronics, video)
House of Doors
(2018) for trombone
Jaw Box
(2016) for soprano saxophone
Another Sky (2012) for guitar
The Shape of Things (2006) for violin
Chinook (2004) for piano
Chronophobia (2003) for Soprano

Vocal

Scarlett (2019) for mezzo soprano, tenor saxophone, 2 violins, cello
Chunky in Heat
 (2019) – a collaboration with Experiments in Opera
The Lone Tenement
(2017) for Mezzo soprano, guitar
Golden Parachute (2016) for Baritone, bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone
Trajectories (2013) for Soprano, Baritone + ensemble
Chronolinea (2009) for Soprano + ensemble
North River (2007) for Mezzo soprano, guitar
Chronophobia
 (2003) for Soprano


Works (by date)

Lemons, Lemons (2020)
duration: 5:00
instrumentation: 2 players (+ video)
premiere: August 2, 2020 // presented by Craft in America
premiere performer: Aperture Duo // Adrianne Pope (violin); Linnea Powell (viola)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2020
Lemons, Lemons was commissioned by Aperture Duo for their Snapshot Series.


A Series of Landscapes (2020) by thingNY
duration: 32:00
instrumentation: 7 performers + Zoom video software
premiere: July 10-11, 2020 // HERE Arts Center #stillHERE
premiere performer: thingNY: Gelsey Bell, Isabel Castellvi, Andrew Livingston, Paul Pinto, Erin Rogers, Dave Ruder, and Jeff Young
A Series of Landscapes is an online work of opera-theatre, presented as part of HERE Arts Center’s #stillHERE series.


Hello World (2020)
duration: 3:00
instrumentation: Flute (+ electronics, video)
premiere: June 19, 2020 // Library of Congress Online
premiere performer: Erin Lesser, Wet Ink
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2020
Hello World was commissioned by The Library of Congress as part of the Boccaccio Project.



SubtracTTTTTTTTT (2020) by thingNY
duration: 50:00
instrumentation: 6 performers + video
premiere: Apr 24-26, 2020 // MATA #MATAContinued
premiere performer: thingNY: Gelsey Bell, Isabel Castellvi, Paul Pinto, Erin Rogers, Dave Ruder, and Jeff Young
SubtracTTTTTTTTT is an online work of opera-theatre, presented as part of MATA’s #MATAContinued series.


Fight Songs (2020)
duration: 67:00
instrumentation: 7 performers + marching band
premiere: March 10, 2020 // Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
premiere performer: Decoder Ensemble + Popebama: Carola Schaal, Leopold Hurt, Andrej Koroliov, Sonja Lena Schmid, Alexander Schubert , Jonathan Shapiro, Heinrich Horwitz, Erin Rogers and Dennis Sullivan
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2020
Fight Songs is a work of music-theatre commissioned by Decoder Ensemble + Elbphilharmonie Hamburg as part of “Unterdeck.”


On View (2020)
duration: 20:00
instrumentation: soprano, flute, Bb clarinet, violin, cello (+ electronics)
premiere: postponed due to COVID 19 March 22, 2020 // She Scores Festival // Pittsburgh, PA
premiere performer: Kamratōn; Anna Elder (sop), Sarah Steranka (fl), Emily Cook (cl), Jennifer Sternick (vn), Cecilia Caughman (vc)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2020
On View was commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition.


Purple (2020)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: flauto d’amore, viola
premiere: February 8, 2020 // Greenwich House Music School, NYC
premiere performers: Ginevra Petrucci (fda), Meagan Turner (va)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2020
Purple was commissioned by The Flauto d’Amore Project.


Scarlett (2019)
duration: 6:30
instrumentation: Mezzo soprano, Tenor Saxophone, 2 Violins, Cello
premiere: October 3, 2019, KGB Espionage Museum, NYC
premiere performer: Hai-Ting Chin, Erin Rogers, Lynn Bechtold, Mioi Takeda, Jennifer Devore
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2019
Scarlett was commissioned by Ladies First.


How Deep Is Your Love (2019)
Duration: 12:00
Instrumentation: 3 musicians who can do anything if they try hard enough
Premiere: September 19, 2019 // Pamplemousse + Jack presents: Chance & Circumstance Festival // Chocolate Factory Theatre, NYC
Premiere performer: Paul Pinto, Dennis Sullivan, Erin Rogers
Publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2019
How Deep Is Your Love was commissioned by no one.


Hypnotize (2019)
Duration: 6:30
Instrumentation: Violin, Bassoon (+ Electronics)
Premiere: March 31, 2019 // Constellation, Chicago
Premiere performer: Erica Dicker (vn), Dana Jessen (bn)
Publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2019
Hypnotize was commissioned by Erica Dicker and Dana Jessen.


The Secret Lives of Tadpoles (2018)
Duration: 7:00
Instrumentation: Flute, Bb Clarinet
Premiere: December 15, 2018, Collar Works, Troy, NY
Premiere performer: Wavefield Ensemble: Roberta Michel (flute); Carlos Cordeiro (clarinet)
Publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2018


Flashdance (2018)
Duration: 10:00
Instrumentation: piano, keyboard synth, 2 percussion
Premiere: January 30, 2019, yarn/wire Residency // The Stone, NYC
Premiere performer: yarn/wire (Laura Barger, Ning Yu, Russell Greenberg, Ian Antonio)
Publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2018

Erin Rogers · Flashdance (2018) for piano, keyboard synth, 2 percussion

Travelogue (2018)
Duration: 12:00
Instrumentation: Violin, Viola
Premiere: November 16, 2018, WasteLAnd Music // Art Share, LA
Premiere performer: Aperture Duo (Adrianne Pope, violin; Linnea Powell, viola)
Publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2018


How Do You Television (2018)
Duration: 14:00
Instrumentation: Bb Clarinet, Cello, E-zither, Keyboard Synth, Percussion, Electronics (+ fixed media)
Premiere: October 18, 2018 // Resonanzraum, Hamburg
Premiere performer: Decoder (Carola Schaal, cl; Leopold Hurt, e-zither; Sonja Lena Schmid, vc; Andrej Koroliov, kybd; Jonathan Shapiro, perc; Alexander Schubert, elec/sound)
Publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2018


Casino (Remix) (2018)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: Soprano Saxophone/Electronics, Electric Guitar, Keyboard Synth, Percussion
premiere: September 22, 2018, University of North Carolina Greensboro
premiere performer: Hypercube
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2018


Fast Love (2018)
duration: 8:00
instrumentation: Saxophone (alto or tenor or bari), Drum Set
premiere: November 4, 2018, presented by CUSP // Bop Stop, Cleveland
premiere performer: Patchwork (Noa Even, bari sax; Stephen Klunk, dr set)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP) © 2018


Gorilla (2018)
duration: 10:30
instrumentation: 12 players (fl, bcl, s/tsax, tpt, tbn, gtr, pno, 1 perc, 2 vn, vc, db)
premiere: May 4, 2018, Chatham University
premiere performer: Alia Musica Pittsburgh
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)


Light-On-Light (2018)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: Saxophone/Electronics, 2 Percussion
premiere: April 12, 2018, MATA 20th Anniversary Festival, The Kitchen (NYC)
premiere performer: Erin Rogers (saxophone/electronics), Amy Garapic (percussion), Matt Evans (percussion)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)

Featured performance: Duo version for saxophone/percussion/electronics // performed by Popebama (Erin Rogers/Dennis Sullivan)


House of Doors (2018)
duration: 7:00
instrumentation: Trombone/Electronics
commissioned by: Mark Broschinsky (ensemble mise-en)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Premiere: COMING SOON


Family Picnic 2008 (2017)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano/Electronics
premiere: February 26, 2018, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM)
premiere performer: unheard-of//ensemble: Ford Fourqurean (clarinet), Matheus Souza (violin), So Sugiyama (cello), Daniel Anastasio (piano/electronics)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
VIDEO: unheard-of // ensemble // March 4, 2018 // Pianoforte, Chicago


Conduire, Camion (2017)
duration: 9:00
instrumentation: String Quartet
premiere: October 6, 2017, Cathedral Hall, Jersey City
premiere performer: Con Vivo String Quartet (Mazz Swift, Jae Lee, violin; Amelia Hollander Ames, viola; Julia Biber, cello)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Conduire, Camion was commissioned by Con Vivo Music.


Bandwidth (rev. 2017)
duration: 9:00
instrumentation: electric guitar, cello
premiere: May 3, 2017, Continuum Music Festival, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN
premiere performer: Nief-Norf (Jay Sorce, elec gtr, Ashley Walters, vc)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Bandwidth was revised for Nief-Norf in 2017. Original version: soprano saxophone + electric guitar
for soprano sax/electric guitar version, click HERE


Country Life (2017)
duration: 8:00
instrumentation: Soprano, Bb Clarinet, Piano
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Country Life was commissioned by Aleksandr Karjaka and Amanda DeBoer Bartlett.
Premiere: COMING SOON


Wormhole (2017)
duration: 7:00
instrumentation: Tenor (or Baritone) Saxophone, Percussion, Electronics (2 Players)
premiere: May 11, 2017, New Music Gathering, Bowling Green State University, revised version premieres January 18, 2018, SPLICE Festival, Western Michigan University
premiere performer: Popebama (Erin Rogers, Dennis Sullivan)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)


The Lone Tenement (2017)
duration: 6:00
instrumentation: Mezzo Soprano / Guitar
premiere: October 13, 2017, Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC
premiere performer: The Bowers Fader Duo
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
The Lone Tenement was commissioned by the Bowers Fader Duo.


Clamor (2016)
duration: 8:30
instrumentation: Two (Vocalizing) Soprano Saxophonists
premiere: October 5, 2016, Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts – Amherst
premiere performer: Ogni Suono (Noa Even, Phil Pierick)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Clamor was commissioned by Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo, Noa Even & Phil Pierick. Funded in part by SaxoVoce Project Sponsors Trudy & Joseph Pierick.


Jaw Box (2016)
duration: 8:30
instrumentation: Soprano Saxophone
premiere: September 12, 2016, White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Kansas City, MO
premiere performer: Geoffrey Landman
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Jaw Box was commissioned by Geoffrey Landman.

Featured performance: Dan Kochersberger, St. John’s Lutheran Church (NYC)


Golden Parachute, a Monodrama in 7 Scenes (2016)
duration: 30:00
instrumentation: Baritone, Bass Clarinet, Bb Trumpet, Trombone
premiere: May 29, 2016, Greenwich House Music School, NYC
premiere performer: Loadbang (Jeff Gavett, Bar; Carlos Cordeiro, bcl; Andy Kozar, tpt; Will Lang, tbn)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Golden Parachute was commissioned by Loadbang

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Bandwidth (2016)
duration: 9:00
instrumentation: soprano saxophone, electric guitar
premiere: May 29, 2016, The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn
premiere performer: Christopher Creviston, saxophone; Oren Fader, guitar
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Bandwidth was commissioned by the Creviston/Fader Duo

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Shimmering Dust (2015)
duration: 8:00
instrumentation: flute, percussion
premiere: November 18/19, 2015, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University & Roulette, Brooklyn
premiere performer: Hristina Blagoeva, flute; Brian Smith, percussion
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Shimmering Dust was commissioned for the 28th Annual Stony Brook Premieres! Concert

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Textures (2015)
duration: 19:00
instrumentation: tenor saxophone, trombone, violin, hammer dulcimer
premiere: September 14, 2015, Music for Contemplation (MuFoCo), Church of the Annunciation, Brooklyn
premiere performer: Erin Rogers, tenor saxophone; Craig Shepard, trombone; Vita Wallace, violin; Dan Joseph, hammer dulcimer
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Textures was written for the Music for Contemplation 2015 season.


Mother Earth (2014)
duration: 11:00
instrumentation: flute, saxophone quartet (SATB), electronics
premiere: June 5, 2014, Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall
premiere performer: Andrea Lee Smith, fl; New Thread Quartet; Paul Pinto, elec
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Mother Earth was made possible by a grant from the American Composers Forum
with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.

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Trajectories (2013)
duration: 12:00
instrumentation: Sop(+CelticHp), Ten(+Perc), Sax (t/s), Vn, Db
premiere: December 12, 2013, Aurora Gallery (Queens)
premiere performer: thingNY
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Trajectories was made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts
with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of
Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Ecstatic Festival, Merkin Concert Hall
February 18, 2015

Purchase Sheet Music: Trajectories




Urban Composites (2012)
duration: 20:00
instrumentation:  saxophone quartet
premiere: November 17, 2012, Flushing Library (Queens)
premiere performer: New Thread Quartet
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Urban Composites was made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts
with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Purchase Sheet Music: Urban Composites




Another Sky (2012)
duration: 6:30
instrumentation: solo guitar
premiere: May 24, 2013, Guitars International Guitar Weekend, Mixon Hall, Cleveland Institute of Music
premiere performer/commissioner: Colin Davin
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Another Sky was made possible (in part) with support from the
Guitars International Guitar Weekend, Cleveland, OH.

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Quartet (2011)
duration: 6:30
instrumentation:  cl, vn, vc, pf
premiere: March 3 & 4, 2011, The Tank (NYC)/Ann Goodman Recital Hall, Merkin Hall (NYC)
premiere performer: Gotham Ensemble
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Quartet was made possible (in part) with support from the Bill Graham Foundation.

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Duluth (2010)
duration: 8:30
instrumentation: saxophone quartet
premiere: May 21 & 22, 2010, Secret Theatre (Long Island City)/St. Peter’s Church (Chelsea)
premiere performer: Anubis Quartet
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Duluth was made possible (in part) with funds from the decentralization program,
a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered by the
Queens Council on the Arts, and (in part) by the generous support of the
Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund.

Duluth from Erin Rogers on Vimeo.

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Departure (2009)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: vn, pf
premiere: February 12 & 21, 2010, Waltz (Astoria)/Tenri Cultural Institute (Manhattan)
premiere performer: Jessica Mathaes, vn; Colette Valentine, pf
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Departure was made possible (in part) with funds from the decentralization program,
a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered by the
Queens Council on the Arts.

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Rise Up, Singing (2009)
duration: 8:00
instrumentation: cl, vc
premiere: April 23 & 25, 2009, Waltz (Astoria)/University of the Streets (East Village)
premiere performer: Lost Dog Ensemble (Tom Piercy, cl; Emily Brausa, vc)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Rise Up, Singing was funded (in part) by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs,
the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts Community Fund.
audio excerpt

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Chronolinea (2009)
duration: 10:30
instrumentation: Sop; fl, Bb cl, tsax, vn, cb, perc
premiere: April 2, 2009, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC
premiere performer: thingNY
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
audio excerpt


Jubba (Dream of Somalia) (2008)
duration: 7:00
instrumentation: 4 perc
premiere: October 18, 2008, Symphony Space, NYC
premiere performer: IKTUS Percussion
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Jubba (Dream of Somalia) was funded (in part) by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs,
the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts Community Fund.
audio excerpt


Primary Colors (2008)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: fl, cl, vc
premiere: May 2, 2008, Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC
premiere performer: Lost Dog Ensemble
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Primary Colors was funded (in part) by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs,
the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts Community Fund.
audio excerpt


Shallow (2008)
duration: 6:30
instrumentation: a sax, t sax
premiere: NASA Biennial Conference, Charleston, SC
premiere performer/commissioner: Jessica Simms & Carl Wiggins
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
audio excerpt


North River (2007)
duration: 6:00
instrumentation: vo, gtr
premiere: May 5, 2007, The Monkey, NYC
premiere performer: Ursula’s End; Holly Nadal (vo), David Nadal (gtr)
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
North River was funded (in part) by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs,
the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts Community Fund.
audio excerpt


Quintet (2007)
duration: 10:00
instrumentation: fl, cl, bar sax, vn, perc
premiere: February 24, 2007, Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC
premiere performer: Lost Dog Ensemble
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
Quintet was funded (in part) by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs,
the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Queens Council on the Arts Community Fund.
audio excerpt


The Shape of Things (2006)
duration: 7:30
instrumentation: vn solo
premiere: March 11, 2006, Lang Hall, Hunter College, NYC
premiere performer: Rachel Golub, vn
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
The Shape of Things was made possible with support from
the Astoria Music Society and the Lost Dog Ensemble.


The Dionysian (2005)
duration: 10:00 instrumentation: a sax, pf, perc
premiere: November 14, 2005, Circulo des Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
premiere performer: Tribuna Sax Ensemble
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
The Dionysian was chosen by the Rostrum Sax-Ensemble of young composers
for the program Ciclo Música para el Tercer Milenio 2005,
presented by Madrid’s Fundacion Sax-Ensemble.
audio excerpt


Chinook (2004)
duration: 9:00
instrumentation: pf solo
premiere: September 18, 2004, Bryan Hall, Bowling Green, OH
premiere performer: Symeon Waseen, pf
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)

Chronophobia (2003)
duration: 8:00
instrumentation: vo solo
premiere: December 4, 2005, Flushing Library, Queens, NYC
premiere performer: Elizabeth Mondragon, soprano
publisher: A-Town Publications (ASCAP)
audio excerpt


Inventory (2002)
duration: 5:30
instrumentation: (3(pic)-2-4(b cl)-2-4; 4-4-3(b tbn)-2-1; timp-4 perc; cb)
audio excerpt