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May's #iHostHarlem 'Muse, featuring flower pots!

May's #iHostHarlem 'Muse, featuring flower pots!


Wed, May 17, 2017 7:00 PM, EDT

12 of 25 spots still available
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Toilet with a slash through it
No bathroom at this event
Wheelchair access
Not wheelchair accessible

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


We look forward to seeing you at the latest installment of the #iHostHarlem series of Groupmuses!

(Note that the address (when it is revealed) is on Morningside AVENUE, not Drive -- it's on the East side of Morningside Park!)

What's the music?

Mosa Tsay Cello
Tony Guarino Percussion

Now that it's definitely the fifth month of the year, we MAY as well LEAF the winter frost and SPRING into Teddy's groupmuse!

This is the first of two groupmuses in which we will explore music inspired by our leafy friends.

First, we enter and stay for a while in the sonic environment curated by Johann Sebastian Bach, as he brings our ears BACH to a time when time was experienced in a cyclical way when farmers and townsfolk kept track of their days with liturgical calendars and the seasons. Then, in the second half, we'll explore when music enters the digital world.

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
....Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
I. Prelude
II. Allemande
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Minuet I & II
[20 min]

Kaija Saariaho (1952-)
....Petals for solo cello (and possibly electronics) (1988)
[9 min]

Caroline Shaw (1982-)
....Boris Kerner for Cello and Flowerpots (2012)
[8 min]

John Cage (1912-1992)
....Child of Tree (1975)
*featuring amplified cactus and various plants. Tony will be playing the spines of the cactus, and the sounds will be picked up by a contact microphone.


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