E l e c t r o n I c - M u s I c    C o m p o s I t I o n s    I n    P e r f o r m a n c e
               [Material Prepared in the Electronic-Music Studios at Columbia-Princeton Electronic-Music Center of Columbia University;
          Vladimir Ussachevsky, Director; New York NY] :
KALEIDOSCOPE   (written 1968-69; New York NY; dedicated to Vladimir Ussachevsky;
two triple-quartet instrumental-groups [24 players] and 12-track electronic-tape; 18'00)
the originally-notated musical-score indicates complete musical-lines for both
triple-quartet instrumental-groups as well as indicating the electronic-tape lines
   in different colors within the same notated musical-score;
the two triple-quartet instrumental-groups - 24 Juilliard musicians conducted by
composer Alan Leichtling - were rehearsed and recorded onto one 4-track tape
in the Recording Studio at The Juilliard School, then added with 8-track electronic-
tape material, by composer, in the studios of Columbia-Princeton Electronic-Music
Center, totaling 12-tracks of instrumental/electronic sound-material required;
partial preparation of the piece was filmed by the Cologne Radio Station of
Cologne, West Germany while doing studio-work on the piece at Columbia-Princeton;
(optional:   full-stage crowd of unsynchronized dancers, all clad in un-matching
multi-coloured extravagantly-gaudy attire, and scattering about constantly in
near-darkness with tiny stationary white-light on floor center-stage throughout)
     [12-track tape and 24 equi-distantly placed speakers were utilized in this premiere-performance;     
   sound-material presented only:  performed in darkness, with tiny stationary white-light on floor center-stage throughout]
       part of
       Concert of Electronic-Music:  conducted at control-board by composer;
       generous assistance of Vladimir Ussachevsky in providing & installing 24 speakers around entire-back of theatre;
     McMillan Theatre, Columbia University; New York NY
1969
THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS   
[an Enactment of the Transformation of Ioannes the Initiate]
               (written 1969-70; New York NY; commissioned by William Powell, clarinetist;
live-performer as Initiate and 4-track electronic-tape, with 19 dancers, mixed chorus,
musicians, rock-ensemble; film-visuals, stage-set & extensive lighting; 38'00)
permission of John Houseman, Head of Drama Department at The Juilliard School,
to use his new Drama Workshop: this musical-drama has the distinction of being
the first publicly-performed production in his Drama Workshop; composer John
Cage & performer Ultra-Violet attended; Ms.St. John was soon-after asked to
perform the work again in a private special-performance for the Italian director
              Frederico Fellini, among other opportunities offered the work;
        [electronic sound-material put onto one 2-track tape for rehearsal-purposes, by composer]
             
  Entire Concert Presentation:  conducted by composer;
              sponsored by Trinity Church of Manhattan, under their musical director Larry King;
  Initiate: William Powell, clarinetist;
                 all 5 performing schools of The Juilliard School were involved in performance(s);
            lighting by The Electric Circus / composer;
     with gracious assistance from The Juilliard School Concert-Lighting Crew;
    Drama Workshop, The Juilliard School; New York NY
1970
THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS   
[an Enactment of the Transformation of Ioannes the Initiate]
(written 1969-70; New York NY; commissioned by William Powell, clarinetist;
live-performer as Initiate and 4-track electronic-tape, with 19 dancers, mixed chorus,
musicians, rock-ensemble; film-visuals, stage-set & extensive lighting; 38'00)
      [same performers as above]
         Entire Concert Presentation:  directed by Jack Spenser / composer;
               sponsored by Trinity Church of Manhattan, under their musical director Larry King;
  Initiate: William Powell, clarinetist;
 all 5 performing schools of The Juilliard School were involved in performance(s);
    lighting by PABLO / composer;
         Main Cathedral, Trinity Church; New York NY
     S-1970
A VISION OF THE ETHEREAL COSMOS   (written 1970; New York NY; 2-track electronic-tape environment,
        with optional choice(s) of improvisational-musician(s), dancer(s), and/or
         poetry-reader(s); stage-set and/or lights; 23'00)
[sound-material presented only:  with subtle color-lighting effects upon the stage]
      part of
       Aubade Surpris Concert:  presented by The Journey Of Dreams & Co.; Jaan Krusberg, director;
               sponsored by the Department of Music, University of Ottawa/Canada Council, head by Francoys Bernier;
             included an Audience/Composer/Performer Question-Answer Period following Concert,
    with audience given individual-earphones for translation;
               Program and Discussion broadcasted live over CBC National Public Radio, directed by Francoys Bernier;
Experimental Theatre, National Arts Centre; Ottawa Canada
1970
OPHELIA:  A POETIC DRAMA   (written 1970; New York NY; commissioned by The Journey Of Dreams & Co.,
          Ottawa Canada; 1 live female-performer, 7 speaking-characters & 4-track electronic-tape;
           moving film-visuals, stage-set & lights; 25'00)
not utilized in this Canadian production:
       (a delicately-gentle female-performer in period-attire slowly & gracefully meandering all about;
     3 non-moveable hanging-costumes of Laertes & Polonius stage-right & Hamlet alone stage-left;
         each of 3 costumes hung by 2 very thick coarse ropes, at shoulders)
[all vocal/electronic sound-material mixed onto one 2-track tape for rehearsal-purposes, by composer]
                    Topic of Discussion:  CBC Television Program, organized by Jaan Krusberg;
            with Members of The Journey Of Dreams & Co., and composer;
   audio & visual segments of the musical-drama were used as background to the half-hour program;
          Recording Room, Channel 13; Ottawa Canada
1970
Prepared and executed 2-track electronic-tape score for the New Dramatists of New York; directed by
              Les Barclay; music-score for "Playsongs For Night-Children", a Play by Joseph Scott; 5 performances;
           Main Theatre, New Dramatists; New York NY
1971
Prepared and executed 2-track electronic-tape score for the New Dramatists of New York; directed by
Les Barclay; music-score for "La Salon", a Play by Aldo Guinta; 5 performances;
           Main Theatre, New Dramatists; New York NY
1971
MOSQUITO   (written 1972; London England; published by Carl Fischer, Inc. New York NY 1977; large string orchestra,
     alto choir and percussion; 4'00)
sampling of string-material rehearsed and recorded individually
by Juilliard string players in Recording Studio at The Juilliard
School, conducted by composer; choral-material rehearsed and
recorded samely by Juilliard Chorus, conducted by Abraham
Kaplan; all Juilliard recorded-material then mixed onto 2-track
tape at the Columbia-Princeton Studios, by composer;
   [above-prepared 2-track tape mock-performance of this work was presented]
       part of
               Electronic Music Concert, 2nd Floor:
       The Kitchen; New York NY
1973
OPHELIA:  A POETIC DRAMA   (written 1970; New York NY; commissioned by The Journey Of Dreams & Co.,
                     Ottawa Canada; 1 live female-performer, 7 speaking-characters & 2-track electronic-tape version;              
           moving film-visuals, stage-set & lights; 25'00)
         Interview and Commentary:  CBC Television Program 'Review', organized by Jaan Krusberg;
   a brief filmed-excerpt of the up-coming musical-drama production was shown, for publicity purposes;
            co-directed by Jaan Krusberg (a different concept than my vision);
       the work had been commissioned by The Journey Of Dreams & Co.; Jaan Krusberg, Director;       
          Recording Room, Channel 13; Ottawa Canada
       1973
OPHELIA:  A POETIC DRAMA   (written 1970; New York NY; commissioned by The Journey Of Dreams & Co.,
         Ottawa Canada; 1 live female-performer, 7 speaking-characters & 4-track electronic-tape;
           moving film-visuals, stage-set & lights; 25'00)
  commissioned by The Journey Of Dreams & Co., Ottawa Canada, for the pro-
   duction of 2 new Musical Plays; coordinated by Jaan Krusberg; directed by
        Peter Froehlich; sponsored by the University of Ottawa Drama Guild;
             4 performances;  Mr. Krusberg's production-version, not mine;
[the voices of 7 carefully-selected New York City character-actors/actresses were
rehearsed and recorded individually in Recording Studio at The Juilliard School,
by composer; then mixed with original 4-track electronic-tape onto new 4-track
        tape at Columbia-Princeton Electronic-Music Studios, by composer]
      part of
          Concert of 2 New Musical Plays:  Overall Director, Jaan Krusberg;
    Academic Hall, University of Ottawa; Ottawa Canada
1973
OPHELIA:  A POETIC DRAMA   (written 1970; New York NY; commissioned by The Journey Of Dreams & Co.,
         Ottawa Canada; 1 live female-performer, 7 speaking-characters & 4-track electronic-tape;      
         moving film-visuals, stage-set & lights; 25'00)
       Ms. St. John's originally-envisioned production-version finally presented:
      (a delicately-gentle female-performer in period-attire slowly & gracefully meandering all about;
     3 non-moveable hanging-costumes of Laertes & Polonius stage-right & Hamlet alone stage-left;
     each of 3 costumes hung by 2 very thick coarse ugly ropes, at shoulders)
            Entire Concert Presentation:  directed by composer; sponsored by the LaMama Experimental Theatre Club,   
   head by Ellen Stewart; Screen-Visuals by PABLO/composer; 3 performances;
            Main Theatre, LaMama Experimental Theatre Club; New York NY
1973
           *
                 [ Material Prepared in the Electronic-Music Studios at The Instituut Voor Sonologie,Van De Rijksuniversiteit Te Utrecht;
  Gottfried M. Koenig, Director; Utrecht, The Netherlands ] :
THE BRONZE   (written 1976-77; Utrecht,The Netherlands; 2-track electronic-tape environment;
         equi-distantly scattered exterior-lighting all around sculpture-pieces, in soft-colors!; 20'00)
         a visual and audio collaboration of American sculptor Rhoda Sherbell Honig and composer Kathleen St. John;
            Rhoda's grande vision:
   an elegant Garden-Presentation of Life-Sized Bronze Sculpture-Pieces of Prominent Americans,
   dispersed amongst the lovely greenery; with sweet-sounds flowing in the air!
             in preparation for their up-coming Exhibit / Audio-Presentation.
     Electronic-Music Studios 2,3,and 4:  Instituut Voor Sonologie,Van De Rijksuniversiteit Te Utrecht; The Netherlands
      1976-77
           *
                          [ Material Prepared in the Electronic-Music Studios of The School of Music at California Institute of the Arts;
             Morton Subotnick, Director; Valencia CA ] :
ARCANA:  THE REINCARNATION OF OSIRIS   (written 1978; Valencia CA; commissioned by California Institute of the
            Arts Dance choreographer Patricia Gage; ballet for main female-dancer solo & 2-track tape environment
        of large percussion ensemble, wind solos, and voices; extensive stage-set & lights; 16'40)
                                  [all instrumental/vocal sound-material played & recorded onto one 2-track tape 
            for rehearsals/performances, by composer]
      part of
          California Institute of the Arts School of Dance Concert:  from their 'Modules' Dance Concert Series 1977-78;
                        sponsored by the California Institute of the Arts School of Dance, under Christyne Lawson;
     directed & choreographed by main-dancer Patricia Gage; 5 performances;
               Modular Theatre, California Institute of the Arts; Valencia CA
1978
KALEIDOSCOPE   (written 1968-69; New York NY; dedicated to Vladimir Ussachevsky;
           2 triple-quartet instrumental-groups [24 players] and 12-track electronic-tape; 18'00)
           [all instrumental/electronic sound-material mixed onto one 4-track tape for this performance, by composer;
  sound-material presented only:  performed in darkness, with tiny stationary white-light on floor center-stage throughout]
       part of
Evening Concert of Two Extended Works by composer Kathleen St. John:  1st of 2 works presented;
             directed by composer; sponsored by California Institute of the Arts Student Council /
William H. Ahmanson Foundation; 3 evening-performances;
   Theatre II, California Institute of the Arts; Valencia CA
1979
THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS   
[an Enactment of the Transformation of Ioannes the Initiate]
               (written 1969-70; New York NY; commissioned by William Powell, clarinetist;
                live-performer as Initiate and 4-track electronic-tape, with 19 dancers, mixed chorus,
                musicians, rock-ensemble; film-visuals, stage-set & extensive lighting; 38'00)
        [4-track electronic-tape used in this production]
       part of
                Evening Concert of Two Extended Works by composer Kathleen St. John:  2nd of 2 works presented;           
             directed by composer; sponsored by California Institute of the Arts Student Council /
William H. Ahmanson Foundation; 3 evening-performances;
             California Institute of the Arts Student Council Production Grant ($1,000) involving all 5 schools at CalArts;                
  Initiate:  William Powell, clarinetist;
             Betty Armstrong, Administrative Advisor; Michael Devine, Financial Advisor/Coordinator;
    Mel Powell, Artistic Advisor; Christyne Lawson, Dance Department Advisor;
      Lighting by Mark Wood/David Familian/composer;
   Theatre II, California Institute of the Arts; Valencia CA
1979


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