Scores

Scores available for download

All nearness pauses
Composed for Changing Tides 2 (2020), a telematic concert between California and Korea
Video of the performance
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Somewhere In The Upstream
Dedicated to Yusef Lateef (1920-2013)
Composed for the Michael Dessen Trio, featuring Christopher Tordini and Dan Weiss
Clean Feed Records, 2018
Album info, Listen on Apple Music, Spotify
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What Peace Can We Hear
Originally composed for Interconnections for Peace: A Telematic Concert in Seoul, San Diego and New York City (2018)
Video of trio performance with Myra Melford and Mark Dresser
Video of quintet performance with Nicole Mitchell, Joshua White, Mark Dresser and Alex Cline
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for instance, today (Amherst-San Diego version)
Composed for Virtual Tour: A Reduced Carbon Footprint Concert Series (2013)
Video excerpt
(Full piece available on the DVD released by pfMENTUM)
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Resonating Abstractions
Composed for the Michael Dessen Trio, featuring Christopher Tordini and Dan Weiss
Clean Feed Records, 2014
Album info
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Far Cries, Part 1: Ansan
Composed by Michael Dessen for Changing Tides 1 (2016)
Performing in Ansan, Korea: Bae Il Dong, Young Dong-Kim, Lee Jungpyo
Performing in San Diego, CA: Mark Dresser, Nicole Mitchell, Myra Melford and Michael Dessen
Audio excerpt
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Forget The Pixel
Composed for the Michael Dessen Trio, featuring Christopher Tordini and Dan Weiss
Clean Feed Records, 2011
Album info
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Video score, Fossils and Flows (full track)

The Rumpus
From the album Eyes In The Back Of My Head (2008, Cuneiform Records), by Cosmologic (Jason Robinson, Michael Dessen, Nathan Hubbard, Scott Walton)
Audio
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