A Different Nature playlist for 10/11/2010
MARCH OF THE LUNATICS - Leonard Pinnario - from The 2 Pianos of Leonard Pinnario (you may remember this as the theme song for Saturday Night Live's classic segments "Bad Ballet", "Bad Cinema", "Bad Opera" (etc) with Dan Ackroyd as Leonard Pinth-Garnell). Offered up by DJ ManRich.
J'AIMERAI JOUER AVEC UN PIANO QUI AURAIT UN GROSSE QUEUE (per piano forte a quaranto mani) - Walter Marchetti - originally on CRAMPS records, reissued on GET BACK label. Offered by Rolf.
TAMARAN - Juan Hidalgo - also originally on CRAMPS records and reissued on GET BACK label. Offered by Rolf.
MOZART'S PIANO SONATA #11 "ALLA TURCA" (with toy piano) - soloist, Eiko Sudoh - Offered by daniel.
CATCERTO - Klaipeda (Lithuania) Chamber Orchestra, soloist NORA, THE PIANO CAT, composer/conductor Mindaugas Piecaitus - Offered by daniel.
SONATAS AND INTERLUDES FOR PREPARED PIANOS , PART TWO - John Cage - written 1946- 1948, played in the 1970s - offered by Dr. Zomb.
Beating, destroying and burning a piano - strange family on youtube showing their kids how to do this (including pushing a piano off of a second-story balcony onto the yard) - Offered by daniel.
brief playing of an out-of-tune piano - Chris - recorded this afternoon at The Immortal Piano Co. on SE Belmont (special thanks to Martha, the owner) - recorded by daniel and danielle.
MUSIC FOR AMPLIFIED TOY PIANOS (1960) - John Cage - offered by Rolf.
STUDY NO. 11, FOR PLAYER PIANO - Conlon Nancarrow - from Studies For Player Piano (box set) on Wergo label (Germany) - offered by daniel
CHOPSTICK CHA CHA - Ferrante & Teicher - from BLAST OFF! album on ABC/Paramount - offered by Dr. Zomb
(here is where we would have played the piece FERRANTE AND TEICHER by Christian Marclay from his 10 inch LP "Encores", a brilliant pastiche of many records of certain artists. Marclay works entirely with turntables, no manipulations on computer or any other parlor tricks. ..anyway, we would've played this here, but we couldn't find it...)
A CUP OF TEA AND A BUN (piano with a toy piano inside) - Steve Beresford - from his 1979 album The Bath of Surprise - offered by Rolf