#143 Playing it Wrong

It gives technicians fits, but composers and performers are always experimenting with new “wrong” ways to play their instrument.  

From Bartok pizz to prepared piano, multiphonics to slap tongue, many of these techniques have made it into the standard repertoire.  What new extended techniques are being pioneered today?

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Stephen Scott: Four Note Aria fr. Baltic Sketches
The Bowed Piano Ensemble
Navona 5937

George Crumb: Black Angels, III (excerpt)
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79242

Frances-Marie Uitti: Britsum 2 Bow Chorale
Frances-Marie Uitti, vc.

Junghae Lee: Sonorence (excerpt)
Barbara Lieurance, p.; Chelsea Czuchra, flutes; Nora Krahl, vc.

Helmut Lachenmann: Pression (excerpt)
Walter Grimmer, vc.
EMG Classical

Eric Mandat: Sub(T)Rains O’ Strata’s Fears
Robert Spring, cl.
Potenza Music

Meredith Monk: Dolmen Music (excerpt)
Paul Langland, voice; Julius Eastman, voice and percussion; Robert Een, voice & vc.; Monica Solem, voice; Andrea Goodman, voice; Meredith Monk, voice; Julius Eastman, voice
ECM 825459

Dai Fujikura: Calling, for solo bassoon (excerpt)
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
New Focus Tun001

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