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"You'll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band" (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

"Downtown: Morton Subotnick, Intermedia at NYU, Electric Circus, Electric Ear..." (listings below, under "United States")

"Revolutionary Ensembles: Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Anthony Braxton, Leroy Jenkins." Miles "Lost" Quintet, Circle, Revolutionary Ensemble, Anthony Braxton, MEV.... as children of Ornette... (tentative title, book in progress)


China

"Electronic Music in China" eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2009

Zhang Xiaofu interview, by Bob Gluck and Ping Jin, EMF Institute, 2006

Dajuin Yao interview, EMF Institute, 2006

Egypt

Halim El-Dabh interview: eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2013
Longer version: Journal SEAMUS, Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States, 2008

Indonesia

"Electronic Music in Indonesia," eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2009

Iran

"Western avant-garde arts in 1970s Iran," Leonardo, MIT Press, 40:1, 2007
Shorter version: International Computer Music Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, November 2006
French translation in Review Zaman (Paris), 2011.

Alireza Mashayekhi interview eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2013

"The Music of Alireza Mashayekhi," Bukhara, Tehran, Iran, in Farsi, 2009

"Reflections on the Music of Alireza Mashayekhi," EMF Institute, 2007

"Electronic Music in Iran" (by Bob Gluck and Arshia Cont), eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2010

"Shahrokh Yadegari" (review of 'Migration'), Musicworks 96, Fall 2006, 62-63

Dariush Dolat-shahi interview eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2013

Israel

"Remembering Josef Tal." Open Space, Fall 2009

"Fifty Years of Electroacoustic Music in Israel," Organized Sound 10:2, 2005

"Electronic Music in Israel" eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2010

Tzvi Avni interview eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2013

Josef Tal interview eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2013 (Bob Gluck and Shlomo Dubnov)

South Korea

"Electronic Music in South Korea" eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2009

South America

"Electronic Music in Mexico" EMF Institute, 2007, by Rodrigo Sigal with Bob Gluck

Mario Davidovsky interview, EMF Institute, 2005
Longer version: Journal SEAMUS, Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States, in press, 2012; eContact! 15.4, in press

Edgar Valcarcel interview, EMF Institute, 2006; eContact! 15.4, in press

alcides lanza interview, EMF Institute, 2006; eContact! 15.4, in press

Alfredo Del Monaco interview EMF Institute, 2006; eContact! 15.4, in press

Sergio Cervetti interview, EMF Institute, 2006; eContact! 15.4, in press

Turkey

"Electronic Music in Turkey," EMF Institute, 2006

Ilhan Mimaroglu interview eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community Institute, 2013
Longer version: Journal SEAMUS, Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States, 2012
Also published in Jazz Dergisi, Istanbul, Nov. 2012, and Bulent Journal, 2013

Remembering Ilhan Mimaroglu, New Music Box, August 2012.

United States

"You'll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band" (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

"A Very Different Kind of Brew: Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Anthony Braxton, Leroy Jenkins." Miles "Lost" Quintet, Circle, Revolutionary Ensemble, Anthony Braxton, MEV.... as children of Ornette... (tentative title, book in progress)

"Electric Circus, Electric Ear and the Intermedia Center in Late-1960s New York." Leonardo 45:1, MIT Press. Winter 2012

"Nurturing Young Composers: Morton Subotnick's Late-1960s Studio in New York City." Computer Music Journal, 36:1, Spring 2012.

"Interview with David Rosenboom on his early career: late 1960s-early 1970s." Journal Seamus, 2013.

"Art music, jazz, race, and experimentalism: negotiating perceived boundaries" (pdf)
12th Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, March, 2010
Farsi translation in Magham (Tehran), 2011

"Beat", Sonic Ideas/Ideas Sonicas," Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras, CMMAS (Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts), 2:2, Spring 2010. Also on the web

"Jazz and electroacoustic music, early encounters: the Mwandishi band" (pdf)
Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Proceedings (Sorbonne, Paris), June 2008

"Electroacoustic, Creative, and Jazz: Musicians Negotiating Boundaries" (pdf)
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2009), Montreal, August 2009

"Silver Apples, Electric Circus, Electronic Arts, and Commerce in Late 1960s New York (pdf)
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2009), Montreal, August 2009

International perspective and cultural issues

"Between, Within, and Across Cultures", Organized Sound 32(2): 141-152, August 2008.
© 2008 Cambridge University Press. Link to on-line journal

"Beat", Sonic Ideas/Ideas Sonicas," Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras, CMMAS (Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts), 2:2, Spring 2010. Also on the web.

"Interview with Eliane Radigue," Array, International Computer Music Association, forthcoming, 2010.

"Electro-acoustic Music in a Broader International Context," MusicWorks 94, Winter 2006.

"Traditional Cultural Resources in Electro-acoustic Music," Living Music Journal, November 2006
excerpts

"Free sound within culturally specific practice," Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference, Barcelona, September 2005

"eShofar as a culturally specific live electronic performance system", Journal SEAMUS, Volume 19, Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States, Fall, 2006.

"Cultural Identity and Interactive Art: 'Sounds of a Community'," Leonardo Music Journal 15, MIT Press, 2005
"Sounds of a Community" Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Multimedia Performances Gallery, 2004
"Sounds of a Community: An Interactive Installation," Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2004, International Computer Music Association

"eSaz: A Non-Western Instrument in the Context of a Live Electronic Performance System," Organized Sound, 10:1, 2005, 21-29.
© 2005 Cambridge University Press. Link to
on-line journal

"Tzvi: Arts Electric Interviews Richard Teitelbaum," Arts Electric, 2005

"On Composing Jonah Under the Sea," 2001 Leonardo/Olats Virtual Africa
essay

"Jewish Music or Music of the Jewish People," Reconstructionist, Spring 1997

Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center as an international center

Educating International Composers ... Computer Music Journal 31:2, Spring 2007 (pay download)
Shorter version: Electroacoustic Music Studies Network Proceedings, Leicester, UK, June 2007

Interviews with the following are listed above, within their respective countries: Ilhan Mimaroglu, Mario Davidovsky, Tzvi Avni, Andres Lewin-Richter, Gheorghe Costinescu, Halim El-Dabh, Edgar Valcarcel, alcides lanza, Alfredo Del Monaco, Sergio Cervetti, Dariush Dolat-shahi

Aesthetic issues

"Beat," Sonic Ideas/Ideas Sonicas, Volume 2:2 (Spring 2010). Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS, Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts). Downloadable version

"Addressing resistance to new sounds: teaching electroacoustic music in a liberal arts setting," Journal SEAMUS, Volume 19/2, Fall 2005
Tav+, Music, Arts, Society (Hebrew reprint, Winter 2005)

"Live electronic music performance: innovations and opportunities," Tav+, Music, Arts, Society, Haifa, Israel; in Hebrew, 2007

"Tradition and Change: Two Sides of One Coin," Tav+, Music, Arts, Society, Haifa, Israel, Summer, 2008. Published in Hebrew (English version linked)

"Soundscape Composition," EMF Institute, 2003; new version: New Music World, forthcoming

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