Haunting Formality (2007)

Carl McTague

Aspiring:mathematician, composer, photographer, fiddler
email:surname at jhu dot edu
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Mathematics Department
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21218-2686, USA

Interests: Topology & Algebraic Geometry, Geometric Methods in Generative Music Composition.

Biographics: CV, photo.

Blog: Seminar Web Design, Comments on a Paper of Karcher, Noah in Norwich, Computing Hirzebruch L-Polynomials, Dürer’s Melencolia I, Existential Angst, How to Optimize a Codex (RSSrss icon)

Compositions: In Medias Res, ’Round Midnight, The Lyre of Ur, Ripples Through Pitch Space, Portrait of Poincaré, (ii-V-I)7, Six Integers.

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Teaching: Honors Analysis, Honors Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra.

Miscellanea: Hopkins Topology Seminar, Signature Optimizer for Bookbinding, Topological Methods in Algebraic Advertising, Blow-up, Escaping the Flood of Time, Egon’s Twinkie, A Much Deserved Pie in the Face.

Fiddling: Solo jigs, reels, and more reels (live). Duo reels and jigs with uilleann piper Tim Benson (studio).

Inspiration: Jack Morava, Burt Totaro, Conlon Nancarrow.