The Angle of Repose (1991, baritone voice, alto flute, Khaen [Thai] or sho [Japanese])
Ear-Walking Woman (1996, prepared piano with amplification)
Gone! (2007, music box [piano-shaped], helium balloons)
I Give You Back (1993, solo soprano)
Immersion (1998, marimba, 2 large tam-tams, bowl gong tuned to F [quarts crystal if available], amplification)
Jitterbug (2007, 3 players on any instruments [amplified], 6-channel prerecorded sound)
Luminescence (2004, baritone, speaker, sextet)
monkey trips (1995, 2 bowed strings, 2 Winds/Brass, 2 Percussion plus MIDI, any additional instruments desired, amplification)
Night and Fog (1987, baritone voice, baritone saxophone, amplified piano, pre-recorded sound)
Red Mesa (1989, rev. 1993, for solo piano)
RCSC (2001, solo piano and lugnut)
Saouah! (1987, SATB chorus [16 voices], 4 gongs, 4 row boats [if possible])
Spirit Catchers (1974, 4 live speakers [not necessarily musicians])
Thousand Year Dreaming (1990, 2 Winds, 2 Trombones, 3 Percussion, 4 Didjeridu, 1 Voice, Quicktime Slide Projections)
Born in New Zealand in 1939 and living in the United States since 1973, Annea Lockwood has created works ranging from sound art and installations to text-sound and performance art to concert music. Her music has been performed in many venues and festivals including: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (or MACBA), De Ijsbreker (Amsterdam), the Other Minds Festival-San Francisco, the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), the American Century: 1950 - 2000 exhibition at the Whitney Museum (New York), the Los Angeles County Museum, Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Cologne), CNMAT Berkeley (California), the Asia-Pacific Festival (California), Donaufestival 2006 Ulm (Germany), the DonauFestival Krems (Austria), the Totally Huge New Music Festival (Perth, Australia), Ear To The Earth Festival - New York, and Sonic Acts XIII (Amsterdam).
Lockwood’s sound installation, A Sound Map of the Danube, has been presented in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, and the United States. Other recent projects include Jitterbug (commissioned by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company), a six channel soundscape with three improvising musicians;In Our Name (a collaboration with Thomas Buckner), based on poems by prisoners in Guantánamo; Wild Energy (in collaboration with Bob Bielecki), a multi-channel sound installation for the Caramoor Festival, 2014. She was a recipient of the 2007 Henry Cowell Award. Her music has been issued on CD and digitally on the Lovely Music, New World, Ambitus, EM, XI, Rattle, Lorelt, Recital, 3Leaves, and Pogus labels.