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Odd Ball

Composer
Year of composition
2000
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Not applicable (e.g. worksheet)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Sextet
Instrumental parts
Not available

Odd Ball is one of the scores accepted for the world premier of the Klavier Nonette Toy Piano Exhibition, created by Trimpin, a McArthur Fellow and local Seattle composer / inventor, that opened January 16, 2003 in Seattle, WA at the Jack Straw Foundation Studios. Scores were evaluated from worldwide submissions. Klavier Nonette is composed of 9 toy pianos made by Schoenhut and Jaymar during the 1950�s and 1960�s. Each piano is electrofitted with an electromechanical device that can be automatically played like a player piano, but can also be played manually. The pianos are arranged in three groups of three in a large gallery. Individual pieces are chosen from a Jukebox like device by the audience who are free to move about the gallery while the pieces are playing. Physical limitations of each piano required the peculiar notation you see in the score. The exhibit includes works by John Cage and Liberace as well as 38 other selected composers. The exhibit will be on display through April 27, 2003.

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