Sunday, August 16, 2009

Bowed piano

I promise not to start a series on strange instruments, even if we had the contrabass saxophone yesterday and a "bowed piano" today. This is new stuff to me, but I checked out a YouTube video of The Bowed Piano Ensemble playing "Entrada" by Stephen Scott, after some people I follow on Twitter tweeted it. At first I found this very beautiful and poetic, but now I wonder if it´s not a bit spooky?


Paul A Ramsay said...

I think this is wonderful - thanks for posting it. To me it is poetic and beautiful and haunting.

There is something about seeing the group of musicians surrounding this grand instrument to delicately play it that is, to me, very poignant.


Svenn said...

Thanks for commenting! Yes, it´s very nice!