From the Top taped a show commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the opening of Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts in their Poncho Hall on April 26th. Pretty heady stuff, treading the boards where John Cage prepared his first piano, due to the stage being too small to accommodate the percussion ensemble he called for in his music direction of the dance department. Also, the 30’s at Cornish saw the first electronic concert, with Cage employing a radio in the performance of Imaginary Landscapes #2.
Wonderful kids on that show, playing new, exciting music.
I performed, at the break, Cyril Scott‘s Intermezzo: