Trimpin: Nancarrow Percussion Orchestra / MATRIX 244

November 2–December 23, 2012

Trimpin's Nancarrow Percussion Orchestra celebrates the one-hundredth birthday of the avant-garde composer Conlon Nancarrow (1912–97) with an interactive sculptural sound installation comprising three reconstructed salvaged pianos as well as percussive instruments originally designed and built by Nancarrow. Commissioned by Other Minds in collaboration with BAMPFA in conjunction with Nancarrow at 100: A Centennial Celebration.

  • Trimpin: Sketch IV for Trimpin: Nancarrow Percussion Orchestra / MATRIX 244, 2012; 8½ x 11 in.; courtesy of the artist.

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