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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 #104: Swirling Cosmic Blues 1

La Monte Young: Bb Dorian Blues (ca. 1964?) Performed by La Monte Young, sopranino saxophone, and unknown others (Marian Zazeela and Agnus MacLise?), drone and percussion Unavailable commercially *   *   *   *   * “A minimalist work is not diminutive, … 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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