• 00:01 Gregorio Paniagua, 'Anakrousis', 1978
  • 00:06 Frank Zappa, 'Bicycle', on the Steve Allen Show, 1963
  • 01:39 John Zorn, 'Dictée' (excerpt), 2010
  • 02:11 Robert Nasveld, 'Preparations for Coma' (excerpt), 1974
  • 03:45 Ferde Grofé, 'Run of the News', 'Sob Sister' (excerpts), 1931
  • 05:16 Karlheinz Stockhausen, 'Himmels-Tür' (excerpts), 2005
  • 06:06 The Boston Typewriter Orchestra, 'Floating Holiday' (excerpt), 2017
  • 06:57 Randy and the Rest, 'The Vacuum', 1967
  • 08:12 Wolf Vostell, 'Le Cri' (excerpt), 1990
  • 09:40 Joseph Bertolozzi, 'Tower Music' (excerpt), 2016
  • 10:41 Bob Lens, 'Vacuum Cleaners' (excerpt) 1992
  • 11:58 Cyro Baptista, 'Typing With Oswald de Andrade' (excerpt), 2008
  • 13:09 Four Ghanaian postal workers (excerpt), 1975
  • 13:48 Michael Vorfeld, 'Lightbulb Music' (excerpt), 2010
  • 15:27 Shelley Hirsch, 'Sitting in a Room' (excerpt), 2002
  • 16:38 Mistabishi, 'Printer Jam' (excerpt), 2009
  • 18:10 Lisa Mezzacappa, 'Ghosts (Black and White, Then Blue)' (excerpts), 2017
  • 20:12 Richard Lerman, 'Travelon Gamelon' (excerpts), 1990
  • 21:51 Ennio Morricone, 'Svegliati e Uccidi' (excerpts), 1966
  • 23:48 Tristram Cary, 'Divertimento (performance tape)' (excerpt), 1973
  • 25:36 In Spe, 'Typewriter Concerto in D Major' (excerpt), 1985
  • 27:24 Josep Maria Balanyà, 'Good Work for Bad Pianos op. 73' (excerpt), 1997
  • 28:09 'Music For One Apartment and Six Drummers', short film (excerpt), 2001
03/08/2020 30' 10''

English

Frank Zappa teaches Steve Allen to play The Bicycle (1963)

The PROBES AUXILIARIES dig deeper into the main programme topic but are also programmed for your ecstatic listening pleasure; so examples here are edited and sequenced and cut together on the wheels of steal; there’s no talking either (at least not by me), so you need to download the playlist to get the details, backstory and relevance of each of the pieces featured. In this episode typewriters invade every imaginable musical genre, while hoovers, bicycles, lightbulbs, foley work, the Eiffel tower and mail-franking are all conscripted into musical employment in quest of novel sonorities.

Curated by Chris Cutler.
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