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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
Orange Soda King #2407499 04/07/15 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Those are John Cage's ****ing sonatas and interludes for **** prepared piano. They're ****** out there, but it's a ****ing **** concept to prepare a **** piano.



***** ****, ***, *****-****.

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!@£$%^&* !! wink

Or, in plain English, this is much better, if you want funny piano sounds:

http://youtu.be/Ep5fNEeoh74

Leave perfectly good Steinways (and Bösendorfers, Blüthners, Yamahas.....) alone, Mr Cage!


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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
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Originally Posted by TwoSnowflakes
Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Those are John Cage's ****ing sonatas and interludes for **** prepared piano. They're ****** out there, but it's a ****ing **** concept to prepare a **** piano.



***** ****, ***, *****-****.

*****!


See, you get it! grin

Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
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Originally Posted by TwoSnowflakes
Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Those are John Cage's ****ing sonatas and interludes for **** prepared piano. They're ****** out there, but it's a ****ing **** concept to prepare a **** piano.



***** ****, ***, *****-****.

*****!



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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
Orange Soda King #2407619 04/07/15 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Originally Posted by TwoSnowflakes
Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Those are John Cage's ****ing sonatas and interludes for **** prepared piano. They're ****** out there, but it's a ****ing **** concept to prepare a **** piano.



***** ****, ***, *****-****.

*****!


See, you get it! grin
You're a funny guy OSK!

Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
pianoloverus #2407629 04/07/15 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by pianoloverus
Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Originally Posted by TwoSnowflakes
Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Those are John Cage's ****ing sonatas and interludes for **** prepared piano. They're ****** out there, but it's a ****ing **** concept to prepare a **** piano.



***** ****, ***, *****-****.

*****!


See, you get it! grin
You're a funny guy OSK!


+1

The truth of the matter is that John Cage's pieces have been around forever and this is nothing "new" by any means. Anyone can take objection to the music as it is subjective.

Extra note:

@pianoloverus,

As mentioned above you are quickly approaching 20,000 posts at PW, now that's quite an achievement!

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For a more accessible listen to the possibilities of the prepared piano, check out Arvo Part's famous work, "Tabula Rasa" for string soloists, string orchestra, and prepared piano.



The sonority of the piano is particularly prominent in the second movement.


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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
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I once witnessed a performance which featured an Accidental Prepared Piano. A pencil was inadvertently knocked into the piano by the performer, who continued on, and the rest of the piece was punctuated by rather peculiar noises whenever the keys just below middle C were played.


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Polyphonist #2407734 04/07/15 09:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
I once witnessed a performance which featured an Accidental Prepared Piano. A pencil was inadvertently knocked into the piano by the performer, who continued on, and the rest of the piece was punctuated by rather peculiar noises whenever the keys just below middle C were played.


That is ******* hilarious. Or ****************** unfortunate.

Okay, I'll stop now!

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Wow, that second expletive is the longest one I've ever seen. grin


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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Wow, that second expletive is the longest one I've ever seen. grin


It's a regular four letter word, just with a fermata.

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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
Wow, that second expletive is the longest one I've ever seen. grin


They're expletives? I thought they were...

...

... I don't get it...


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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
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Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Originally Posted by Polyphonist
I once witnessed a performance which featured an Accidental Prepared Piano. A pencil was inadvertently knocked into the piano by the performer, who continued on, and the rest of the piece was punctuated by rather peculiar noises whenever the keys just below middle C were played.


That is ******* hilarious. Or ****************** unfortunate.

Okay, I'll stop now!
Every concert pianist should be able to perform an emergency pencilectomy.

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Originally Posted by pianoloverus
Originally Posted by Orange Soda King
Originally Posted by Polyphonist
I once witnessed a performance which featured an Accidental Prepared Piano. A pencil was inadvertently knocked into the piano by the performer, who continued on, and the rest of the piece was punctuated by rather peculiar noises whenever the keys just below middle C were played.


That is ******* hilarious. Or ****************** unfortunate.

Okay, I'll stop now!
Every concert pianist should be able to perform an emergency pencilectomy.


... or at least get the lead out!


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Re: Can someone explain to me what the **** this is?
pianoloverus #2407929 04/08/15 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by pianoloverus
That piano is so metallic sounding. In addition,some of the notes have very poor sustain.


Nahh, "Acoustic Grands" ALWAYS sound "better" than anything electronic/digital doncha know ?

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