Chain of Circumstances

Complete Work Title:

Chain of Circumstances

Performance Medium:

Screendance (video with stereo audio)

Duration:

10:00 / 12:45

Date Composed:

September – October 2020

Dedication:

To Richard Shuster and Jordan Fuchs

Additional Information:

  • Multiple versions of this screendance are available, in durations of 10:00 and 12:45, both of which include versions with or without computer music.
  • This work may also be presented in a live version for solo or duo piano, with optional dancer and/or interactive computer music.

Recordings:

Original screendance version (without electronics), featuring pianist Richard Shuster and dancer/choreographer Jordan Fuchs, with lighting design by Dayna Ballenger and videography by Danielle Willis.
Recuced screendance version (with electronics),featuring pianist Richard Shuster and dancer/choreographer Jordan Fuchs, with lighting design by Dayna Ballenger and videography by Danielle Willis.
Screendance version featuring pianist and dancer Sára Medková, with choreography by David Strnad and videography by Julián Veverica and Lukáš Medek.

Program Note:

Performance/Broadcast History:

DateVenueLocationPerformer(s)
21 February 2024Texas Tech University—Electronic Nights Concert SeriesLubbock, TXscreendance
9 November 2023State University of Paraná—International Symposium of New Music (SiMN 2023)Curtitiba, Brazilscreendance
27 October 2023University of North Georgia—7th annual Research on Contemporary Composition ConferenceDahlonega, GAscreendance
4 June 2023Society of Composers, Inc. 2023 Online National Conferenceonlinescreendance
20 April 2023Community Arts Workshop, "A Night of Visual Music"Santa Barbara, CAscreendance
13 January 2023University of California Santa Barbara Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall—Visual Music Series programSanta Barbara, CAscreendance
30 December 2022Teatro del Fuoco—Resilience Festival of New ArtsFoggia, Italyscreendance
10 March 2022Tempo Reale Lampi di Rete—online audiovisual marathon, sponsored by the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music — CIME/ICMEFirenze, Italyscreendance
5 March 2022Washington State University Kimbrough Concert Hall—2022 Festival of Contemporary Art MusicPullman, WAscreendance
20 November 2021Audiovisual Frontiers Virtual Exhibition at UC RiversideRiverside, CA (online)screendance
19 November through
5 December 2021
FilmFest by Rogue Dancer: Dance NOIR Editiononlinescreendance
7 November 2020University of North Texas and live-streamed—Sonic Murals FestivalDenton, TXscreendance