DANIEL GOODE, composer and clarinetist, was born in New York,

1936, studied philosophy, and then music with Henry Cowell, Otto

Luening, Pauline Oliveros and Kenneth Gaburo. Innovative music for

solo clarinet includes CIRCULAR THOUGHTS (1974), Theodore

Presser; cassette: Frog Peak Music) and CLARINET SONGS (1979-91),

released in 1993, on the XI label. Performer and composer with

Gamelan Son of Lion since 1976 his gamelan works are recorded on

Folkways (Gamelan in the New World vol.1&2). A book of writings,

FROM NOTEBOOKS, and of music, ONE PAGE PIECES are available

from Frog Peak Music (Lebanon, NH). Solo, ensemble and intermedia

works have been performed throughout the U.S., in Canada, England,

Australia, western and eastern Europe, and Japan. Scores and essays

are published in many anthologies and magazines of new music. THE

THRUSH FROM UPPER DUNAKYN for solo bass recorder is recorded

on Opus One records. He is Director of the Electronic Music Studio

of Rutgers University, and co-director of the DownTown Ensemble

which he co-founded in New York in 1983. TUNNEL-FUNNEL, a 35

minute piece for 15 instruments was performed at the NEW MUSIC

AMERICA 1989 Festival. He was represented in the 1991, 1992, and

1996 BANG ON A CAN festivals and at the 1994 Pfeifen im Walde

festival in Berlin. A recording of his ensemble music is to be released

on CRI. In July of 1996 he was part of Gamelan Son of LionUs tour of

Java, playing in his EINE KLEINE GAMELAN MUSIC at the Second

Yogyakarta International Gamelan Festival, and in other concerts in

Java. In September, as an ArtsLink Fellow, he performed with

musicians of the Belgrade Philharmonic and traditional folkloric

musicians of Serbia, his thirty minute piece, EIGHT THRUSHES,

BAGPIPE AND ACCORDION.