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Video releases of my compositions
Zaum Box, seriers of ten videos with performances by Katelyn King (2016)
The Toy Robot's Mechanical Heart, performed by the Passepartout Duo (2017)
Compact discs of my compositions
Ecstatic Volutions in a Neon Haze, compositions by Christopher Adler Duo (innova recordings, 2008)
Epilogue for a Dark Day, compositions by Christopher Adler (Tzadik, 2004)
Recordings including my compositions
Symmetry | Reflection, by Novus Percutere (2015)
including Nongak, for percussion duo
Music for a New Century, by Sarah Plum (Blue Griffin, 2015)
including Violin Concerto
This Place / Our Body, by Morris Palter (double LP on Blue Leaf Records, 2013)
including Plenum Vortices
The Gaia Theory, by Omar Carmenates (Rattle Records, 2012)
including Once, in a Grove of Tamarisk
My performances of works by other composers
Full Circle: NOISE Plays the Music of Stuart Saunders Smith (Centaur Records, 2017)
To be released in 2017
with Christopher Adler, piano
Travelogue: Music of David Loeb (Centaur Records, 2017)
with Christopher Adler, khaen, performing The Maltese Plaza in Fog
aires, by Juan Campoverde Q. (Liber Pulveris Recordings, 2014)
Christopher Adler, piano
NOISE Plays Burtner, by Matthew Burtner and NOISE (innova recordings, 2013)
with Christopher Adler, piano
Derek Keller, Impositions and Consequences (Tzadik TZ 8032, 2007)
with Christopher Adler, piano and mellotron
David Loeb, A Forest of Verses (Vienna Modern Masters VMM2054, 2009)
with Christopher Adler playing Karin: A Forest of Verses, for solo khaen, and Three Friends of Winter, for khaen and ensemble, with NOISE
David Loeb, The Silent Waterfall (Vienna Modern Masters VMM2048, 2007)
with Christopher Adler playing Kawagiri: Rivermist in Summer for solo khaen
Nathan Hubbard, (compositions 1998-2005) (Circumvention Records CS-121, 2006)
with Christopher Adler on piano and khaen
Nathan Hubbard, Skeleton Key Orchestra (Circumvention Records 039A-B, 2003)
with Christopher Adler on piano and conducting
Improvisations
Midnight Sessions, by the Christopher Adler Trio (Liber Pulveris Recordings, 2015)
Never in the Future that Dawned Earlier On, by Gunther's Grass (Titicacaman Records, 2013)
with Marcelo Radulovich, Christopher Adler, Scott Walton, Charles Curtis and Marcos Fernandes
Mineralia, by the Alan Lechusza / Christopher Adler Duo (pfMENTUM, 2006)
Transcontinental, by the Christopher Adler Trio (Nine Winds, 2002)
Solo khaen improvisation aboard the ArtShip (Artship Recordings, 2002)
Live in Los Angeles, by the Christopher Adler Trio (2001)
Pleistocene, by the Alan Lechusza / Christopher Adler Duo (2000)
Improvisations appearing on selected tracks or compilations
Hu Jianbing's Sky, sheng improvisations by Hu Jianbing (Traditional Crossroads, 2013)
with Christopher Adler, piano, on Soul Mountain
Rubble 2, a compilation by the Trummerflora Collective (Accretions, 2006)
with Gunther's Grass (Marcelo Radulovich, hurdy-gurdy and Christopher Adler, khaen)

 

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for on-line recordings of my compositions, see the links on the Compositions page

improvisations

Christopher Adler / Scott Walton / Nathan Hubbard
Video from January 17, 2013, University of San Diego

Gunther's Grass (duo with Marcelo Radulovich)
Video of Yourself Presents performance
additional audio examples on the Gunther's Grass myspace page

the Alan Lechusza / Christopher Adler Duo
Alan Lechusza, woodwinds, Christopher Adler, piano
Schorl, from Mineralia (complete 4:08) listen courtesy of pfMENTUM Records

the Christopher Adler Trio
Alan Lechusza, woodwinds, Christopher Adler, piano, Vikas Srivastava, drums
excerpts from Transcontinental, available from CDBaby

performances

Harawi, by Olivier Messiaen
with Stephanie Aston, soprano and Christopher Adler, piano, in live performance at the Universty of San Diego, April 24, 2015
watch the video playlist on youtube

The Ray and Its Shadow, by James Erber
with Lisa Cella, flute, Robert Zelickman, clarinet, Franklin Cox, cello, Christopher Adler, piano, and Colin McAllister, conductor
world premiere of revised version, performed at the 2015 soundON Festival of Modern Music, La Jolla, CA

listen on SoundCloud

Ashley, Christopher, Andy, by Nicholas Deyoe
with Ashley Walters, cello, Andy Bliss, percussion, and Christopher Adler, piano, in live performance at Northern Illinois University, Nov. 5, 2014
watch the video

Patterns in Wide Space, by Jeff Herriott
Christopher Adler, khaen, with electronics
Listen on the composer's website | Jeff's website

Emering from the Deep Mist, by David Loeb
Christopher Adler khaen
watch the video

Where Was I?, by Evan Ziporyn
with Ashley Walters, cello, Andy Bliss, percussion, and Christopher Adler, piano, in live performance at Northern Illinois University, Nov. 5, 2014
video mv. 1 | mv. 2 | mv. 3

angel music, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
Christopher Adler, khaen, in live performances at the soundON Festival of Modern Music, June 16, 2007, and Adelphi University, March 12, 2011
listen on Instant Encore | video

windwork, by Christopher Burns
Christopher Adler, piano, in live performance at the soundON Festival of Modern Music, June 19, 2008
watch the video on youtube

Inchino, by Claus-steffen Mahnkopf
Performed by NOISE (Colin McAllister, guitar, Morris Palter, percussion, Christopher Adler, piano)
at the soundON Festival of Modern Music, 2010
Listen on the composer's website

Stems, by Alex Mincek
Christopher Adler, piano, performed at the University of San Diego, 2008
listen on the composer's website

Babaylan, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
NOISE, with Christopher Adler, khaen, Lisa Cella, flute and Franklin Cox, cello, at Adlephi University, March 12, 2011
listen on Instant Encore

Misang Walang Salita, by Sidney Marquez Boquiren
with Christopher Adler and Sidney Marquez Boquiren, piano, and H. James Harkins, electronics
listen on Instant Encore

Working Group for Mathematics and Music
compositions and performances by Steve Gisby, Tom Johnson, Michael Winter, Christopher Adler, Samuel Vriezen and Brian Parks
University of Lille, concert video

Best Served Cold, by David Lipten
Christopher Adler, piano, in live performance at the University of San Diego, 2004
listen

Now is Your Only Chance, by H. James Harkins
Christopher Adler, piano, H. James Harkins, computer, in live performance at the University of Pennsylvania, 2004
listen (8:36), courtesy of H. James Harkins

Northeast Thai repertoire / khaen
Lai Sootsanaen
improvisation in a Northeast Thai style
watch

Phuthai
improvisation in a Lao style
watch

"Toei" suite
with the Ostrich Ensemble (Supeena Insee Adler, saw oo, and Tantikorn Khmasopa, phin)
watch video from the 2008 Switchboard Music Festival, San Francisco

Selected Thai classical repertoire
with the Ostrich Ensemble
listen


 

contact
adler@alum.mit.edu
619.260.7502
Christopher Adler, University of San Diego Music Department, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, 92110-2492

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