Monday, February 17, 2003

60 second tape piece

Please pass the following notice to any and all interested parties. Thank you for time and patience. Vox Novus is inviting composers to submit „signature‰ works 60 seconds in length. Sixty pieces will be selected to be performed continuously in a one-hour concert, in conjunction with multimedia elements and an analog clock marking the passage of time. Pieces may be less than 60 seconds in length. Since each piece will begin precisely at the beginning of the minute, you may wish to include a few seconds of silence at the beginning or end of your piece; remember that the total duration (including the silence) may not exceed sixty seconds. The call is open to American composers of any age. ("American" is defined as any citizen or permanent resident of North, South, or Central America). Works submitted must not have been previously performed or broadcast. CDs should bear the composer‚s name and the title of the work. Please include a bio (with residency/citizenship information), list of works, contact information, and program notes as well as a SASE if you want your materials returned (submissions received and not selected may be used in future performances). All submissions must be postmarked by July 15, 2003. Selected works will be announced in August. Works must be submitted on compact disc and sent to: 60 Seconds c/o Robert Voisey at Vox Novus Radio City Station P.O. Box 1607 New York, NY 10101 USA Deadline: July 15, 2003 Submissions must include: CD recording of a sixty-second electronic work, labeled with composer's name and title; brief composer biography (with residency/citizenship information); composer‚s list of works; brief program notes; and contact information (name, address, E-mail address) Works selected will be announced on August 15, 2003. Any questions regarding the call for works can be addressed to or you can visit Again, thank you for your time and patience, Robert Voisey