From Hammered! at Q2: “The Piano Music Of Ryan Anthony Francis “

On this specially curated week of Hammered! we spotlight a new album of piano music by New York-based composer Ryan Anthony Francis. The record features Bang On A Can pianist Vicky Chow, who, with Francis, joins Hammered! throughout the week with insights on this exquisite new body of piano music.

Ryan Anthony Francis

Vicky Chow

Today we press play on this new disc and give it a full audition.

The complete track listing:

Six Etudes for Piano (2007-2008): Digital Sustain, Harlequin, La Fée Verte, Doppelgänger, Jacob’s Ladder, Loop
Consolations (2004)
Wind-Up Bird Preludes (2005-2010): Overture, Eternal Half-Moon, Empty Guitar Case, Bird As Prophet, What Happened In The Night I, Birdcatcher, What Happened In The Night II, Goodbye
Moonlight Fantasy (2001): Evocation, Flight, Interlude, Nocturne, Night Creatures, …Into The Abyss, Reverie ”

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