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Installation

Conlon Nancarrow: Player piano on view

Thurs, June 25, 2015  10:30 AM–2:30 PM

Location: Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

An ongoing installation of a 1921 Marshall and Wendell Ampico upright player piano identical to Nancarrow’s own will be on view along with the piano roll for his Study #36. Periodically throughout the day, various Nancarrow Studies will be played and also discussed at 1 pm in the program: Nancarrow Deconstructed, with special guest Charles Amirkhanian. 

Part of Anywhere in Time: A Conlon Nancarrow Festival, co-curated by Dominic Murcott and Jay Sanders, Curator and Curator of Performance.

June 17, 18, 22, 24, 25

Free with Museum admission. Walk-ins are welcome.

Conlon Nancarrow’s custom built punching machine in his studio. The scale shows the pitches of the notes. Courtesy the artist’s estate

Conlon Nancarrow’s custom built punching machine in his studio. The scale shows the pitches of the notes. Courtesy the artist’s estate