DAVID MEANS
SELECTED COMMISSIONED WORKS:

2009  “God’s Ear”
Eight songs and sound design for Jennifer Schwartz’s play,
Commissioned and produced by Red Eye Theater, Minneapolis.
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2008  “Cross / Fades”
Performance installation for three musicians and projections
Commissioned by The Border Learning Conference, Las Cruces, NM.
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2008  “Thirty For Four”
For wind soloist, piano and 2 percussion
Commissioned by Zeitgeist, for their 30th year.
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2007  “Dead City”
Music and sound design for Shelia Callaghan’s play,
Commissioned and produced by Red Eye Theater, Minneapolis.
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2006
Live sound design and processing for Georgia Stephens Contemporary Dance Theater
Commissioned and produced by “New Works” festival; Red Eye Theater, Minneapolis.
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2005  “Mesabi Park Ritual Performance Installation ”
Ritual environmental electronic performance installation for the Bonfire Raft Ceremony,
Commissioned by Mesabi Park Coop, Hibing, Minnesota.
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2002 Generating / Generations – solo performance installation for the Minnesota State Colleges and University (MnScu)
Summer Conference on Teaching and Learning, St. Paul.
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2000 ELECTRIC HEART - sound recordings and performances for the Caponi Art Park, Eagan. MN.
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1999 CAPONI LAND/FORMS - sound and performance installation for the Caponi Art Park, Eagan, MN.
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1997 SOUNDSTATION ANTARCTICA - performance installation " Antarctica", Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
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1997 N0 EXIT - live music for Georgia Stephens Contemporary Dance Theater, Minneapolis.
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1996 CHELSEA'S TALE - live music for Georgia Stephens Contemporary Dance Theater, Minneapolis.
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1995 IN THE GARDEN OF VOICES - performance installation for the Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden.
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1994 STANTON AIRFIELD LAND/FORMS - Environmental sound composition, installation and performance event;
commissioned by Triangle Aviation and the Northfield Arts Guild.
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1994 GERTRUDE'S WORDS - live music for Georgia Stephens Contemporary Dance Theater, Minneapolis.
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1992 CANNON RIVER WAVE/FORMS - environmental sound installation, for the Northfield Arts Guild.
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1992 DISTANT VOICES OF PLUTO - for orchestra and electronics; commissioned by the Bowling Green Symphony.
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1990 NEW ATLANTIS SUITE - for digital wind controller and wind ensemble; commissioned by Rosemount High School.
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1987 TRANSIT MUSIC - for voices and electronics, commissioned by LISTEN ("A Sonic Tour of the Twin Cities").
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1985 MUSIC FOR THE RIVER - dance score for MaryLee Hardenbergh's "Solstice Falls Project", Minneapolis.
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1983 COMPATIBLE STATEMENTS III - for chamber orchestra, commissioned by SFZ ensemble, Minneapolis.
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1978 DYMAX III - for chamber trio, commissioned by the Sylmar Trio, St. Paul.

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