Selected Works

Liszt On Liszt (2019) for piano

Paganini Monotype (2018) violin-sourced electroacoustic


Paganini Liszt Distortion (2017) piano-sourced electroacoustic

Octet No. 2 (2016) for flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, alto/baritone saxophone, trombone, violin, cello, piano and percussion

The Major Scale in Octaves (2016) for piano

riverthatflowsbothways (2016) for 2 violins, viola, cello and bass (music for 3-channel video installation by Ellen Kozak)

Snaptograph No. 1 (2015) for flute, bass clarinet and percussion

Game with Sharp Knives (2015) for flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trombone, violin, cello, piano and percussion


Coots and Rails (2014) for violin trio


Dutch Angle (2013) for violin, viola, cello and bass clarinet


Historical Novel (2013) music for film


Phrenology: The Proper Study of Man (2012) for amplified violin, tenor saxophone, trombone and percussion


Rude Synopsis (2011) for string quartet


Polychrome Stride (2009) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano


Flash of Hand (2009) for clarinet and violin

Pause = Pause (2008) for piano

Volume The First (2007) for string quartet


Screed (2007) for piano quartet


No Second Troy (2006) for clarinet, violin, cello and piano


Acrobat (2005) for trumpet, violin, cello, piano and percussion


Abaft the Beam (2000) for clarinet, guitar and vibraphone


Hard Count (1999) for clarinet, guitar and percussion


Music for Form Feeders (1997-2001) an improvisational trio with composers Kevin Norton and Jeffery Schanzer

(Roulette Archival Recording)


Music for Bottoms Out (1992-95) an experimental jazz octet co-led by Miller and bassist Joe Fonda

(Cadence Records CJR 1085, 1998)


Canyon of Heroes (1994) for chamber ensemble, commissioned by the New York University New Music Ensemble


Breathing President (1990) for voice, clarinet, percussion, turntable and live electronics


Music for Conspiracy of Equals (1988-1990) a trio with poet Dave Caserio and percussionist Nigel French


Mouth That Tears The Land (1988) an electronic micro-opera for clarinet, organ, air raid siren, helicopter

and the voices of Joseph McCarthy and Richard Nixon 


Assassination of Angels (1986) an electronic micro-opera for soprano, keyboards, percussion, turntables and manipulated motorcycle


Home Cookin’ (1982) for voice, yard sale organ, tea kettle, can opener, turntables and electronics.

                                   A collaborative installation at Columbia University


Unit Pulse Generator (1976) for live electronics



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Scott D. Miller (BMI)