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(Repost) MP3 Blog #2: The Magical Resonance of the Piano

(Continuing a series of reposting some of my favorite old blogs posts that might have been shuffled away in the move to wordpress…) Charlemagne Palestine: Strumming Music (recorded 1974) For piano La Monte Young: The Well-Tuned Piano (1964-73-81-present) (excerpt from … Continue reading

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MP3 Blog #106: Cosmic Swirling Blues 3

The Little Colorado Gorge, approximately 15 miles from the Grand Canyon Charlemagne Palestine: The Lower Depths Charlemagne Palestine, piano Currently out of print *   *   *   *   * It keeps pulling me down.  Lines keep descending, spoken phrases keep falling, … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #5: Ligeti, Palestine, and Volumina

György Sándor Ligeti:Volumina (1961-62)For organPerformed by Zsigmond SzathmáryAvailable on Ligeti Edition 6: Keyboard Works On Monday I had the unique opportunity to hear Charlemagne Palestine perform the Cassavant Gallery Organ at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral in Montréal. For this concert (which … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #2: The Magical Resonance of the Piano

Charlemagne Palestine:Strumming Music (recorded 1974)Improvised composition for piano La Monte Young:The Well-Tuned Piano (1964-73-81-present) (excerpt from NYC 1987)Improvised composition for piano I began my musical life at the piano. When I was really young, I typically improvised compositions more than … Continue reading

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