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From NEWMUSICBOX: "Andy Akiho—Inside The Instrument"


From NEWMUSICBOX


Andy Akiho by Patti Sapone/The Star-Ledger

June 1, 2018
Frank J. Oteri

Having a conversation with Andy Akiho is a lot like listening to his music; it’s a high-energy adventure bursting with ideas and full of all sorts of serendipitous synchronicities. 9,675 more words

Prepared Piano #1

It’s 70 years since John Cage completed his collection of Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano. 1948, the year that Mahatma Gandhi was murdered, the United Nations created the Jewish state of Israel in Palestine, as well as adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Treaty of Brussels was signed, which led to the EU; all of which have come back to haunt and taunt us. 91 more words

Music

Zoe Efstathiou & Egil Kalman

Egil Kalman – modular synthesizer
Zoe Efstathiou – prepared piano

Inspiration

HERE'S ONE I PREPARED EARLIER

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Find somewhere to sit, it doesn’t matter where. Imagine a musician entering the space and preparing to perform. Count to two hundred and seventy-three in beats as close to a second apart as you can manage. 708 more words

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