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Piano Drowning


Year:  1972 Instrumentation:  a piano and a camera

Year:  1972
Instrumentation  a piano and a camera

Composer:   Annea Lockwood

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Annea Lockwood: Piano Drown...

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Find a shallow pond with a clay/other hard bed in an isolated place.

Slide upright piano into position vertically, just off-shore.

Anchor the piano against storms, e.g. by rope to strong stakes.

Take photographs and play it monthly, as it slowly sinks.

Piano Drowning is part of the Piano Transplants series.

Performance history

01 Jun 2013: Piano placed on shoreline of Harwich Beach, Wales as part of the Harwich Festival of the Arts.