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Re: [microsound] Colon Nancarrow vs Cecil Taylor

>> a piano roll or cecil taylor?
> http://home.earthlink.net/~kgann/index2.html

personally don't see any reason to mention these two in the same breath,
cecil + conlon come from _very_ different places:
conlon nancarrow's music is calculated, formal, and has no dynamics (it's a
limitation of player piano technology).
cecil taylor's music is intuitive, cathartic, expressive, and powerfully
conlon nancarrow: apollonian.
cecil taylor: dionysian.


242.pilots [video improvisation ensemble]
received Image Award at Transmediale Festival, Berlin [Feb. 2003]