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Vivian Fung’s Keeping Time

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NPR called Canada-born and prolific Vivian Fung “one of today’s most eclectic composers” because the Juno Award winner combines idiosyncratic textures and styles that reflect her multicultural background. Keeping TimeFung calls it a piano etudeboils down to four minutes of a steady beat mostly made up of two-note motives, sometimes played together, sometimes played just a sixteenth note apart. Once in a while you’ll hear the music accented by big orchestra-like chords, but the rhythmic pulse is what it’s all about, and LA Phil keyboardist Joanne Pearce Martin loves a good groove. 

Keeping Time by Vivian Fung
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