Jonny Greenwood's piano piece, '88 (No 1)', now in print

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Jonny Greenwood's first work for solo piano, 88 (No 1) is now available in print for the first time.

The work was originally premiered by Antoine Francoise as part of a London Contemporary Orchestra Soloists Concert in Geneva in 2015.  It was later revised and premiered by Katherine Tinker in another LCO Soloists concert in Budapest later that same year.

The work is cast in two movements, marked "slow" and "fast".  Greenwood writes that "it's inspired by Glenn Gould and the serious mechanics of the thing."

 

Here's an early performance of part of the work in Poland: