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6/15/2016 - American Iconoclast Conlon Nancarrow - week 1

6/15/2016 - American Iconoclast Conlon Nancarrow - week 1

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Music Matters, Conlon Nancarrow and Continuum Ensemble.

Hosts: Diana Rosenblum, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez

This week, (mostly) music for player piano(s) by the American expatriate composer Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997). We also explore one of his works for non-automated instruments. Come back next week for more Nancarrow!

Works

Study No. 6 for Player Piano (@ 12:02)
Bösendorfer Grand Piano with Ampico Player Piano mechanism, restored by Jörg Borchardt

Siete piezas canónicas (Studies Nos. 13-19 for Player Piano) (@ 18:57)
Bösendorfer Grand Piano with Ampico Player Piano mechanism, restored by Jörg Borchardt

Piece No. 1 for Small Orchestra (@ 38:47)
Performers: Continuum Ensemble

Study No. 48c for Two Player Pianos (@ 50:24)
Reproduced on Nancarrow’s original upright pianos, synchronized digitally

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