piano en ronde bosse


for piano 88-hands



A commission from the L.A.A.C. de Dunkerque piano en ronde bosse explores the piano as both a concert instrument and sculpture. We created a giant apparatus to allow 44 amateur pianists, most of which were children, to surround the piano and play it at the same time. The playing of a prélude and 22-voice fugue was coordinated using iPods that diffused click tracks.