4 PIANOS. CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE, MICHAEL HARRISON, PHILIP GLASS, TERRY RILEY

17 > November 21, 1999


17 - 21 November 1999

A sort of minimalist piano jam session took place in the central Rotunda of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, with concerts by the leading exponents of avant-garde music who appeared in the United States during the 1960s. It was conceived by Fabio Sargentini. Charlemagne Palestine, "Ode to Aude 99" 1999, world premiere (17 November); Michael Harrison, "Incantations", European premiere - "Blue Camel", 1998-1999 - "From Ancient Worlds": sections from Parts I and II, 1985, 1990-1991 - "The Celestial Suite", 1981 and 1999 - "From Ancient Worlds": Parts III, 1985, 1990 and 1991 (18 November); Terry Riley, "The Dream", 1999, world premiere (20 November); Charlemagne Palestine, Michael Harrison, Philip Glass, Terry Riley, "The 4 Pianos" (21 November).