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Antony Burr – Anthony Pateras – The Long Exhale

Immediata – IMM007 – 4th July 2016

Christopher Nosnibor

The Long Exhale is the second of two albums released simultaneously on Immediata, both featuring Anthony Pateras (as, indeed, do all of the Immediata releases, given that Immediata is Pateras’ project). 384 more words


RIAM Piano Immersion Day: A post by Kevin O'Connell

RIAM Piano Immersion Day: May 15th 2016

We all know the grand tradition and repertoire of the instrument, but whither the piano now? The RIAM’s… 417 more words


Hearing and Recognizing: Prepared Flute

Most of the time, when we say that we are hearing something, we are more engaged in the act of recognition than we are in the act of… 444 more words

Music Major

10-year-old composers

This weekend I travelled to Teruel to teach prepared piano techniques and composition to the piano students of Teruel Music School. I had 18 lovely girls and boys who really showed interest in learning new ways of playing and composing music. 55 more words


"Indeterminacy": original album notes

John Cage’s Indeterminacy (1959) is an experimental collaboration between Cage and pianist and composer David Tudor. 664 more words

John Cage

Hauschka, Composer and Prepared Pianist

Last December, I headed to the Barbican for one of my many immersive pilgrimages into the piano soundscapes of Hauschka, aka Volker Bertelmann. I say ‘pilgrimage’ because the excitement and joy I experience at each one of his performances stems from embarking on a journey to a place that is both of sweeping humanity and deeply personal. 3,999 more words

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