12 Nights of Electronic Music and Art V: Conlon Nancarrow: Virtuoso of the Player Piano J. Greeson’s documentary movie screening 8/17/12

12 Nights of Electronic Music and Art V: Conlon Nancarrow: Virtuoso of the Player Piano (J. Greeson’s documentary movie screening)
Thursday, August 17, 2012 at 8PM.
Harold Golen Gallery
2294 NW 2nd Ave, Wynwood Art District, Miami FL, 33127.
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http://www.12nights.org/Season5/season5-6.html
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Free Admission.

In celebration of his centennial, we are screening James R. Greeson’s documentary movie on the American composer Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997). Nancarrow partnered with the (automatic) player piano in a search for humanly unachievable music performances. His player piano rolls are artifactual imprints of unique imagination that radically expanded the physics and technology applications in music. Tonight’s screening is our modest contribution to the world-wide tribute to the man who settled for nothing less than impossible.

With the support of the FETA Foundation, Harold Golen Gallery and Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

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