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Episode 2

Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Nicolas Hodges explore the contemporary piano, with music by Boulez, Stockhausen, Cardew, Feldman and Finnissy. Plus Hear and Now 50: John Zorn's Carny.

As part of the Piano Season on the BBC, Nicolas Hodges joins Sara Mohr-Pietsch for the second of two programmes exploring the contemporary pianists and piano repertoire, including music by Boulez, Stockhausen, Cardew, Feldman and Finnissy. And in the Hear and Now 50, Tom Service introduces American composer John Zorn's Carny - a dazzling piano collage of everything from Mozart to Fats Waller, Chopin to Schoenberg, and cocktail piano to Elliott Carter.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sat 6 Oct 2012 22:30

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