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Concurrents is a 12 minute piece which deals with the dichotomy between nature and technology, and human relationships to the two, as represented through gesture. It is inspired by a concern for the natural environment and recent developments in concurrent computation or parallel processing. Music is composed and performed by Gaylord Mowrey and utilizes a prepared piano. Hardware and software for the images include an Amiga 1000 personal computer with Live Board and Aegis Animator software, a Panasonic VHS video camera, Ampex 1 inch videotape recorder, and Grass Valley Switcher. This piece was produced at the California Institute of the Arts and has been exhibited in its first version at the MANCA New Music Festival in Nice France in 1988, in its final version in 1989 at the ACM SIGGRAPH Art Show in Boston, Massachusetts and at the Post-Currents Festival in Buffalo, and numerous other locations in Europe and the Americas.