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31. May 2020 05:23
Tags: Erik Satie Vexations ~1893 piano score S: LINK ~Quälereien
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tOt 2 years ago
"On May 30, 2020, Igor Levit performed all 840 repetitions of Vexations at the B-sharp Studio, Berlin. The performance streamed on Periscope, Twitter and other platforms, including on The New Yorker's website. Levit said the recital was in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, his reaction to which he characterised as a "silent scream" ("stumme Schrei"). [17][18] The 840 sheets of music were to be auctioned off to assist out-of-work musicians. [19]"