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Twang

Composer:

Fabian Svensson

Instrumentation:

Piano

Year of composition:

2014

Duration:

4'

Program note:

In country‑and‑western style piano playing, a widely used technique is the so‑called “twang”, or “slip note”: an on‑the‑beat grace note that imitates the sound of the pedal steel guitar. My piece Twang is based on this particular technique, though elements from other styles of piano playing, notably ragtime and boogie‑woogie, are also thrown into the mix.

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Performances:

24th Oct 2014
Ryogoku Monten Hall (Tokyo, Japan)
Kaori Ohsuga
19th Mar 2016
Sala della Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio (Trento, Italy)
Cosimo Colazzo
10th Feb 2017
Burke Recital Hall (Granville, OH, USA)
Minju Choi
27th Jan 2018
Wash Park Center for Music and Arts (Denver, CO, USA)
Performer TBA

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