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A Letter From Schoenberg
reading piece with player piano

by: Peter Ablinger
Constructor of the Computer Controlled Piano Player: Winfried Ritsch
Software design: Thomas Musil, IEM Graz







Mister:

You.... In spite of my protest,
you have published
Leibowitz’ performance
of my Ode to Napoleon
with a woman voice,
which I find
terrible.
(...behind the orchestra...)
I can only tell you now,
that you will
hear from me.
You will, I can tell you,
you will regret this act
severely.
I will
be busy to help you
to be ruined
by this
what I will do....
(Some of the instruments ... in small....)
You are not only a bugger ...
You are not only a man who disregards an artist’s wishes,
his artistic beliefs,
you are also a man
who does not care
to keep a contract.
You know that you signed a contract,
according to which
you have
to account to me regularly.
You must have sold
quite
a number of records
of my Violin Phantasy,
of the Trio,
and other things which you...
but which you issued without my consent.
I tell you,
you will hear from me also about these things,
and I hope it will cost you very much money.

Yours...







> DEUS CANTANDO (God, singing)

> Audioanalyse / Die Auflösung / Freud in England / Le grain de la voix

> PHONOREALISM, texts and notes / aus verschiedenen Texten

> engl. documentation of the QUADRATUREN- series

> download-text for "A Letter from Schoenberg" as pdf-file

> Voices and Piano

read also:

> Window Piece: Seeing and Hearing the Music of Peter Ablinger
2010 by G. Douglas Barrett, as download-document: Word 97 (67 KB)



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