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Pi (Obstruction) : for toy piano

by Andrián Pertout (2008)

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Performance by Phyllis Chen from the CD A borboleta

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Pi (Obstruction) : for toy piano / Andrián Pertout

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Work Details

Year: 2008

Instrumentation: 3-octave toy piano.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Dedication note: Hommage à Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997)

Commission note: Commissioned by Phyllis Chen.

First performance: by Phyllis Chen — 20 Sep 09. Performance at the 11th Annual World Music Festival: Chicago, Preston-Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, USA

The composer cites as influences on this work: Henry Cowell (1897-1965) and his monumental publication of New Musical Resources (1930) ; Kyle Gann's The Music of Conlon Nancarrow (1995) ; I Ching, or ‘Book of Changes’ ; Tempo canons ; Isorhythm.

Performances of this work

8 May 10: Gary Snyder/Project Space, 2010 Look & Listen Festival, New York, NY, USA. Featuring Phyllis Chen.

20 Sep 09: Performance at the 11th Annual World Music Festival: Chicago, Preston-Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, USA. Featuring Phyllis Chen.

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