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A Forgotten State

For a YouTube trained, finger drumming quartet with four fully prepared pianos and the idea of “mechanical collectivity” (*)

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Written for, and premiered by, Kukuruz Quartet and Simone, Duri, Lukas, and Philip

Program notes:

(*) Adorno, Theodor W. 2002 [1941]. “On Popular Music.” In Essays on Music, by Theodor W. Adorno, Richard Läppert and Susan H. Gillespie. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.