Choking Disklavier – 7.5 Inch Polycarbonate Lathe Cut
Choking Disklavier #9, #5 and #11, total time approx. 9 minutes. Cyland Audio Archive CAA#3, curated by Sergey Komarov, published June 2013. 7.5″ polycarbonate squares 3mm thickness with lathe cut. Cutted on american vintage lathe from 50s using soviet tube amp. Silk-screened antistatic sleeves with handwriting. Numbered. Playable on any turntable. Monaural.
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Imagine the Disklavier in the center of the stage, the composer/ performer somewhat distant to the side. Several microphones are put into position not over the strings, but this time at the hammers and keys. Remotely controlled by the composer/ performer, the piano produces constantly rumbled and crackled noises, often very rhythmical, occasionally ringing strings are added on top, or stopping for a few seconds on a chord.