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Michael Harrison's Harmonic Piano

Composer Michael Harrison at his "harmonic piano." UP Studio

Michael Harrison's Harmonic Piano


October 20, 2021

Today’s composers have no fear about freely exploring approaches and even tuning systems that are far outside the traditional Western classical idiom. Michael Harrison’s “harmonic piano” is one example that Steve Seel showcases this week, in a program that also features dramatic music by Philip Glass and multiple works from Iceland as well.