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The Well-Prepared Clavier /
Das Wohl-Präparierte Klavier

Part I of the yellow trilogy
(& live in Moscow/London) 


Personnel:

John Wolf Brennan - piano,
prepared piano, tapes
Marianne Schroeder - piano (on no. 18)
   
Sound File aus "Rump-L-Rumba" (488kB)

 

 1.  Prelude (Isle of View)  3:08
 2.  Assonance  2:20
 3.  Russian Doors #1 (Puschkin)  0:48
 4.  Resonance  2:08
 5.  to Györgi K. (Ur Tag)  2:46
 6.  Russian Doors #2 (Moscow, container lid)  1:10
 7.  Seven Studies for Prepared Piano  10:38
 #1  agitato (medium)  1:27
 #2  con fuoco (fast)  0:53
 #3  sotto voce (interpunctuated)  1:34
 #4  veloce (very fast)  1:52
 #5  misterioso (slow)  1:13
 #6  scivolando (stretto)  1:14
 #7  risoluto (an imaginary thriller)  2:11
 8.  to Henry C. (O Well)  1:50
 9. Russian Doors #3 (Mos cow boys & shrieking hinges)  0:30
10. Mile End 2:36
11. Bow Road 4:01
12. Russian Doors #4 (St.Petersburg, a walk on the riverside) 1:20
13. Rump-L-Rumba (7/4 for 5 hands) 2:00
14. Smithy Street, Stepney/Whitechapel (Clavinova) 2:02
15. Aldgate East (mend the gap under ground) 5:10
16. Russian Doors #5 (Dubna, steps in a staircase) 1:44
17. Postlude - for two light and an invisible
reft hand(s)
3:13
Live at Composer's Union House, Moscow, May 27, 1995:
18. R2D2 - Piano Duo with Marianne Schroeder 3:00
Live at the Queen Elisabeth Hall, London, May 16, 1997:
19. Science Friction II/Elephant & Castle 4:32
20. All the Strings you are 2:48
21. to John C. (Age) 4:49
22. C3PO - Variations on Sergej Kuryokhin's "The Situation of the Asian Proletariat in America" 3:36
23. The Last Waltz (Sergej Kuryokhin) 1:47
24. Be Flat (QEH live version) 6:20
Total duration: 75 minutes

All compositions except No.23 © 1997 by John Wolf Brennan


Creative Works Records, Switzerland
CW 1032
Release date: 1998

Cover Art: Albert Merz, Margaret Thorne
Liner Notes: John Corbett


 

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