White Guys with Calendars

© 1992 Harry Chalmiers All Rights Reserved

White Guys with Calendars

Prerecorded tape with music synthesizers, guitars, and signal processors; commissioned and premiered by Sam Costa and Dancers.

Over a period of five years I created a number of original scores for my great friend, the superb dancer and choreographer, Sam Costa. He used the music to choreograph works for his ensembles "Sam Costa and Dancers", and "10,000 Dances". I was able to see them perform these works in New York, Maine, Massachusetts, and Minnesota, always to wildly enthusiastic audiences.

Several of the scores were entirely composed and realized in my basement using a variety of music synthesizers, drum machines, sequencers, signal processors, electric guitar, and other electric sound sources. These all-electronic works include: