« A number of factors combine to influence the nature of the work represented by this disc. An interest in process, a respect for improvisation, and a fascination with systems realized in software have led me to the development of computer programs designed to interact with performers in real time.

« Each piece presented here involved an instrumental soloist performing with an interactive computer system. The software that defines each composition is designed to accept acoustic input from the performer and produce electronic responses. The compositions included in this collection evolved during extensive rehearsals with the individual musicians and would not exist without their contributions. Each recording represents the documentation of a studio « performance » – there has been very little studio editing. » – Daniel Scheidt, January 1991

1. Obeying the Laws of Physics

2. A Digital Eclogue

3. Stories Told

4. Norman George

5. Squeeze