Hallucinations

BY MARISSA HICKMAN

 


MARISSA HICKMAN is a rising senior studying music composition and music technology at the collegiate level. She has had pieces premiered in the Listen Up! Marathon, NJDAC concert series, and by ensembles including Split the Lark and Transient Canvas. In addition, she has worked on dance collaborations, short films, a web series project, and an original song for the On Broadway PATP summer program. She has also attended both the Alba Music Festival and Delian Academy for New Music. Through her compositional output, Marissa likes to explore different genres including electronic, original songs, choral music, classical, jazz, and new music.

“Hallucinations” is a fixed media piece that combines musique concréte, synthesizers, and improvisation. The piece experiments with added processing and effects to produce a unique and conceptual sound world designed to engage and transport the listener.

4.2 | SUMMER 2017

Contents

"Turnage Effect III"
Evelyn Rapin
Cover Art


"Taraf de Haidouks"
Igor Andrić
Classical

"Mielikki"
Ararur
Jazz

"All the Lights are Gathered in Your Eyes"
Robert A. Baker
Classical

"Preconsciousness"
Michele Cheng
Classical

"Aftermath at the Museum with Fragments of Sappho"
Tara Deal
Fiction

"Dekaeptet"
Blake DeGraw
Experimental

"12 Rings"
Giosuè Grassia
Experimental

"Introduction to Lament"
Mark Gustavson
Classical

"Hallucinations"
Marissa Hickman
Electronic

"The Vulture"
Vahid Jahandari
Electronic

"Marble Swap"
Bryan Jones
Fiction

"The Firing of the Music Teacher"
Richard Krause
Fiction

"Minneapolis Cherry Blossoms"
Saul Lemerond
Fiction

"Frenetic Sparks: Movement 1, 'Right Now'"
Joanne C. Maffia
Experimental

"Planes"
Ted Morrissey
Fiction

"Pillars"
Osnat Netzer
Classical

"Each Measure an Echo"
Suzanne Farrell Smith
Creative Nonfiction

"The Astronomer"
Ewan Stefani
Electronic

"Recontextualizations"
Jorge Variego
Jazz

"The Letter"
Tianyi Wang
Electronic