The Harp of Life

Henry Cowell

The Harp of Life

HC384

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Cowell pioneered a number of techniques in piano music. The most notorious is tone clusters, groups of 3 or more adjacent notes played simultaneously on the keyboard using the palm or side or the hand or the forearm. He also introduced the idea of playing directly on the piano strings, as well as the use of mechanical ... read more

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