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Orchestra challenges composer to write something live on stage

June 27, 2017 by norman lebrecht

2 comments.


This happened last week at the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D. C.

The composer is Ben Folds. The orchestra joins in.

Watch.

It’s an engaging idea. Let’s try it now with Lachenmann.

 


Comments (2)

  1. ETG says:

    He does this every time he plays with an orchestra

  2. Cyril Blair says:

    Well the lyrics were okay, at least.


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