Piano Activities

December 13, 2018

VOLCANO and NAWR present
PIANO ACTIVITIES by Philip Corner

Realised by

ANNA BARRATT
RICHARD BARRETT
RHODRI DAVIES
JOAN JONES
JENN KIRBY
SUSAN MATTHEWS
AILBHE NIC OIREACHTAIGH
PAT THOMAS

Philip Corner kindly sent us this very short biography: 
"Philip (Lionel) Corner. he duznot lov(philo) horses(Hippus) all-that much. Born: Bronx, erev pesach. Tripelconjunction Aries oposition moon in Libra Leo rising. Usual education. plus 2 years in Paris(Messiaen)Conservatoire. learnd french. now liv in Italy. learnd italian. Convert to Omnitheism and Omnisymphonia - recent music religius (in-a-way). Just made 85. Ph."

You can find out more about him here: http://kraak.net/avant-guardian/philip-corner

 

And the piece here:

The original score:
https://www.moma.org/collection/works/127342

 

Footage of the first Fluxus performance of the piece towards the end of this film…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YibFHWZ66GQ

Video of event to celebrate Fluxus 50
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThIexgXllyo