A Forgotten State
For a YouTube trained, finger drumming quartet with four fully prepared pianos and the idea of “mechanical collectivity” (*)
Written for, and premiered by, Kukuruz Quartet and Simone, Duri, Lukas, and Philip
Program notes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ_q-_gUtpU
(*) Adorno, Theodor W. 2002 . “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.