Smorzando. Chopin on the MP3 player (2017)

Michel Roth

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My article focuses on the phenomenon of the ephemeral in music in general. I would like to stay with piano music for a while, where the rapid fading away of tone is normal, and a central component for the regulation of this process, the damper, is called il smorzatore in Italian. The Préludes Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin will serve as one example; I will later move on to a piano LP by the Swiss artist Dieter Roth and will end with an orchestral work by the young German composer Hannes Seidl.
typeresearch exposition
keywordsJournal of sonic studies, sound studies, ephemerality, Sonic Studies, sound, Frédéric Chopin, piano
last modified19/01/2017
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published inJournal of Sonic Studies
portal issue13. Issue 13
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