PLAY PAPER by Alison Knowles (2003)
"Consider fragments of onion skins as musical notations. Perform with handmade musical instruments and toys." Performed
by Alison Knowles, Larry Miller and Taketo Shimada
MUSIC BOX (homage to FLUX MUSIC BOX by Joe Jones) by Taketo Shimada (2004)
"Modify two or more music boxes and play them simultaneously with the recording of Joe Jones FLUX MUSIC BOX, if possible use children to play the music box." Performed
by Zora Gookin and Robin Kahn + Clara Higgins Selman and Jessica Higgins
on Toy Music Box: + Taketo Shimada on Turntables
FINGER EXERCISE by Larry Miller (1982)
"Make sounds with fingers." Performed
by Alison Knowles, Taketo Shimada, Kirby Gookin and Larry Miller
4. DANGER MUSIC #2 by Dick Higgins (1961)
"Hat. Rags. Paper.
Heave. Shave" Performed by Alison Knowles and
NIVEA CREAM by Alison Knowles (1962)
performer comes on stage with a jar of Nivea cream. The performer massages
hands in front of the microphone. Other performers enter one at the time.
They make a mass of massaging hands and leave one at a time following
the first performer." Performed by Alison
Knowles, Kirby Gookin, Beckett Gookin, Jessica Higgins, Nancy Hwang,
Noura Al-Salem on Nivea Cream: + Taketo Shimada on Turntables
ONION SKIN SONG by Alison Knowles (1973)
Performed by Tim Barnes playing Paper Instruments made by Alison Knowles
(Bean Turner, Wrist Rubbers and Flax Paper shards) on top of bass drums.