discography

Some Center (2020)

Two song-cycles written in Harry Partch’s 43-tone Just Intonation: Some Centre (2019) based on poetry by Emily Dickinson; and First Light (2016) based on poetry by Jackson Mac Low.Performed by The Chromelodia Project: Chris Brown, piano and interactive electronics; Theresa Wong, cello and voice; and Kyle Bruckmann, oboe.  Released by New World Records.

Retrospectacles (2019)

Retrospectacles is a double-CD retrospective of works for piano and interactive computer composed, programmed and performed by Chris Brown. It showcases recordings made between the 1990’s to 2016 of compositions that explore evolving paradigms of human-machine interaction through live signal processing, generative polyrhythmic textures, and a cohabitation of both formal control and indeterminacy.   Released on fo’c’sle

Six Primes (2016)

Six pieces for piano in 13-limit just-intonation, performed by Chris Brown.  Released on New World Records

Vermilion Traces/Donaueschingen 2009 (2012)

Gratkowski-Brown-Winant Trio, Leo Records,  double CD, studio recordings of free improvisations (disc 1) and a live performance at the 2009 Donaueschingen Festival of free improvisations.

 

Iconicities (2011)

Three compositions by Chris Brown for percussion and live computer processing, featuring William Winant, percussion, Chris Brown, piano and live electronics, and the William Winant Percussion Group. Released on New World Records.

 

2010 Music in the Air Chris Brown & Pauline Oliveros, Deep Listening

Chris Brown,  piano and live computer processing; Pauline Oliveros, accordion, conch, percussion and Expanded Instrument System (EIS); recorded, Berkeley, California, September 2008.