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For Immediate Release March 2011

Carl Fischer Music Publishes Paul Lansky’s
Travel Diary for Two Percussion
Travel Diary New York, NY — Carl Fischer Music is proud to announce the publishing of Paul Lansky’s Travel Diary (DRM130F – Score - $19.95 - DRM130M – Parts - $29.95) for two percussion. Following the rave reviews and success of Threads for percussion quartet and commissioned by the critically acclaimed Meehan/Perkins Duo, Travel Diary is a substantial survey of the sonic possibilities of percussion. Travel Diary not only showcases players' skills, but also proves to be a riveting performance piece. Watch the Meehan/Perkins Duo play third movement here.

American-born electronic-music composer Paul Lansky is a former student of George Perle, and currently serves as a professor of music composition at Princeton University. In addition to his more traditional compositions, Lansky is also known as a pioneer in the development of computer music languages for algorithmic composition. He is also a former student of Milton Babbitt and Edward Cone. Alternative rock band Radiohead’s song "Idioteque", from its 2000 album Kid A, features a prominent sample from Lansky's computer tape piece Mild und Leise (1973). The sample, four looping chords taken from a few seconds of Lansky's piece, provides the entire harmony for the song. To read more about Paul Lansky, visit his website.

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