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Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces <i>[Used Item]</i> (Hat [now] ART)

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

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product information:

UPC: 752156014126

Label: Hat [now] ART
Catalog ID: Hat [now] ART141
Squidco Product Code: 29117

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

This is a USED (previously owned) item


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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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descriptions, reviews, &c.
Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"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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