ESTRADA, Julio

1999

Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997)

Latinoamérica Música: Uruguay.

URL: http://www.latinoamerica-musica.net/

Language(s): Spanish

Keyword(s):

Sequencing Experimental Music Performance Practice and Presentation [PPP]

Abstract:

This article focuses on the work and thinking of Conlon Nancarrow, composer born in the United States who lived most of his life exiled in Mexico. It includes a basic description of Nancarrow’s project to compose a “Player Piano Concerto” (“Concierto para pianola”), whrere a computer, acting as conductor, would indicate multiple independent and simultaneous tempi (up to 8) to the different instruments of the orchestra.

Abstract translation(s):

(Español)

ESTRADA, Julio (1999). Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997)