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Early works from avant-garde composer Christian Wolff, including pieces for prepared piano influenced by John Cage's ideas for the same instrument.

Wolff, Christian
Early Piano Pieces

Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces (Hat [now] ART)
Label: Hat [now] ART    
Released in: Switzerland    

"For Prepared Piano (1951) was my first experiment with John Cage's invention (putting various objects into the piano strings to produce percussive or non-specifically pitched sounds) and a continuation of interest in percussion as such. I had been a friend of John's, after a brief time as a student, for about a year. But I'd known about the prepared piano earlier from scores in Henry Cowell's New Music Publications ..."-Christian Wolff

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Product Information:

UPC: 752156014126

Label: Hat [now] ART
Catalog ID: 141
Squidco Product Code: 10363

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Digital recording on September 8th and 9th, 2000 at Sendesaal Hessischer Rundfunk by Christoph Franke.


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Track Listing:

1. For Piano I 10:31

2. For Prepared Piano I 2:19

3. For Prepared Piano II 1:41

4. For Prepared Piano III 1:52

5. For Prepared Piano IV 2:07

6. For Piano II I 5:16

7. For Piano II II 1:28

8. For Piano II III 7:07

9. For Piano II IV 3:26

10. For Piano With Preparations I 5:10

11. For Piano With Preparations II 2:15

12. For Piano With Preparations III 5:48

13. For Pianist 12:50

14. Suite (I) I 4:58

15. Suite (I) II 2:48

16. Suite (I) III 3:29

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