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Composer: Pisaro, Michael (b. 1961)

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Year of birth1961
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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Listen closely: Quiet music with Apartment House at Kings Place

Apartment House rehearsing Ben Isaac’s allone; photo by Tim Rutherford-Johnson
There’s something strange about applauding at the end of very quiet music: it is counterintuitive to make more noise clapping than the performers made during the actual performance. But the appreciative Kings Place crowd in Hall Two knew the drill, and this concert of “Some Recent Silences”, as it was billed, proved justly popular.
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