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A Forgotten State #1

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Kukuruz Quartett Philip Bartels Duri Collenberg Read more
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Added on 20 October 2020


Marcel Zaes: "A FORGOTTEN STATE #1"
For a YouTube-trained finger drumming quartet with four fully prepared and heavily amplified pianos and the idea of „mechanical collectivity“ (Adorno, Theodor W, and George Simpson. 1941. "On Popular Music." Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt am Main, New York: Institute of Social Research)
This piece was created in February 2019 during the Kukuruz Quartet residency at Brown University and premiered at Granoff Center for the Creative Arts in Providence (RI).

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This project has been made possible, in part, by the Brown Arts Initiative and The Sara A. and Robert Reichley Concert Fund. Kukuruz Quartet’s visit to Brown was supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.
Kukuruz Quartet:
Philip Bartels, piano
Duri Collenberg, piano
Simone Keller, piano
Lukas Rickli, piano

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