Nancarrow's Player Piano

Feature

Saturday, September 25, 2004

In the 1940s and '50s, American composer Conlan Nancarrow used an old-fashioned tool to create music no human could have played or heard before. To write his compositions, Nancarrow used mind-bending mathematical formulas to cut extremely complex rolls for the player piano. Produced by Sarah Lilley

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