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Sonatas I-III for Prepared Piano - Revision Notes

John Cage was one of the most influential composers in 20th Century experimental music, and his infamous 4’33 is the subject of many musical jokes. One of his greatest legacies was the prepared piano – by placing objects on or between the piano’s strings, Cage essentially created a one-person percussion ensemble. 571 more words


Hauschka - What If [City Slang / Temporary Residence]

One of the most recognizable 21st Century proponents of prepared piano music, Volker Bertelmann aka Hauschkareturns with his first full-length studio album since 2014’s… 429 more words


Zoltán Kodály, "Song" from the Háry János Suite.

Fifty years after his death, the name “Zoltán Kodály” has spread worldwide, conjuring up thoughts of music pedagogy and solfege. Many don’t realize that he was also a linguist, a philosopher, an ethnomusicologist—and a brilliant composer. 197 more words