Editions 75

Works by Tom Johnson

Munich Rhythms

A symphonic score presenting all the 252 five-note rhythms possible in ten beats, originally written for Musica Viva and first performed in Munich in 2010. Score 30€, parts on rental.

  • Author: Tom Johnson
  • Publisher: Editions 75
  • Year: 2010
  • Orchestra: 3333, 4331, 4, str

360 Chords

Seven-note chords, sometimes tonal. sometimes atonal. are constructed logically with the same six intervals in different orders. The orchestration changes slightly every 12 chords and it takes 20 minutes for the large orchestra to arrive at chord 360. Premiered in the Musica Viva series by the Bayerischer Rundfunk Orchester in Munich, July 2008. Score 15€, parts on rental.

  • Author: Tom Johnson
  • Publisher: Editions 75
  • Year: 2005
  • Orchestra: 3333, 4331, 4, str

Loops

Self-replicating loops turn for 17 minutes in this orchestra piece, premiered at the Steirischer Herbst in Graz, Austria, in September 1999. Score 20€, parts on rental.

  • Author: Tom Johnson
  • Publisher: Editions 75
  • Year: 1999
  • Orchestra: 2222, 2221, 2 perc. str.

Dragons In A

Five movements for orchestra, each following the dragon formula, also known as the “paper-folding formula.” 18 minutes, orchestra material on rental. Score 20€.

  • Author: Tom Johnson
  • Publisher: Editions 75
  • Year: 1979
  • Orchestra: * , * , * , *
Dragon curve
Dragon curve as described by Martin Gardner in 1967