A Forgotten State

Music work, 2019

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

Open duration

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 [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.