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recording by rama gottfried and jessie marino
rama and jessie marino perform one roll for two music boxes at Miss Micks, Feb. 2009
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one roll for two music boxes (2009)

A piece for two players who guide one long strip of hole-punched paper through a pair of music boxes tuned a quarter-tone apart. Throughout the piece, the performers synchronize and desynchronize at different distances along the music strip. After completing the strip, player #1 returns to the start and begins again, but flips the strip upside-down. When player #2 reaches the end, they also turn the strip upside-down, but begin at the end; the piece concludes when the two players collide in the middle of the strip.

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one roll for two music boxes (2009)

rama and jessie marino perform one roll for two music boxes at Miss Micks, Feb. 2009

 
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one roll for two music boxes (2009)

rama and jessie marino perform one roll for two music boxes at Miss Micks, Feb. 2009