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Jeremy Siskind & Angelin Chang at @exuberance

Brendan McGeehan uploaded this event on February 24, 2020

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Jeremy Siskind & Angelin Chang at @exuberance

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Fri, March 27, 2020
8:00 pm

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I blame Mrs. Nelms. She was my first piano teacher—who introduced me to etudes. She was probably a wonderful lady. But she was elderly and humorless. And her house smelled funny. I wanted to sing and swing. I associated these practice pieces with smelly drudgery. I didn’t realize that etudes could be cool.

Move over Czerny, Clementi, Scriabin, et alia. There’s a new etude composer in town. And his works are divine.

Jeremy Siskind premiers Perpetual Motion Etudes—a suite of 9 joyous studies that combine "jazz harmony with complex pianistic textures, evoking works by Kapustin, Gershwin, Gismonti, Hersch, and Mehldau.” Siskind says, “I’m a bit obsessed with finding the most orchestral, diverse, and innovative ways to use the piano. Each piece represents a journey into the outer limits of the possibilities of the piano.”...

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