Author: Kira Dralle (San Francisco, USA)

First Person: Worldwide Vexations (Global)

In a recent collaboration, musicians in cities around the world put together a singular performance comprised of 97 musicians in 16 different cities concurrently. This was broadcast on a central website via webcam. The piece being performed was Eric Satie’s Vexations–a piece when performed in its entirety, is repeated 840 times, totaling an 18-hour performance. Very few other performances of...

Worldwide Vexations

In a recent collaboration, musicians in cities around the world put together a singular performance comprised of 97 musicians in 16 different cities concurrently. This was broadcast on a central website via webcam.    The piece being performed was Eric Satie’s Vexations–a piece when performed in its entirety, is repeated 840 times, totaling an 18-hour performance. Very few other performances...