Degrees of Freedom (2011)


Dedicated to Shiau-uen Ding, as part of the Vox Novus project, “15 minutes to 12: pieces pour la fin du monde.”

View score excerpt [PDF].
(score available from American Composers Alliance)

The world will end in 2012, but not because the Mayans said so, or because the earth’s crust will suddenly shift, or because the sun will cross the midpoint of the Milky Way. It’s because of the robots. Yes, robots — they’re watching (and dancing).


  • Shiau-uen Ding, 15 minutes to 12, Jan Hus Church, New York City, 2/12/2012