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The Art Of The Toy Piano / Margaret Leng Tan


Release Date: 05/13/1997 
Label:  Point Music   Catalog #: 456345   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Stephen MontaguePaul McCartneyToby TwiningJed Distler,   ... 
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Mirabella by Stephen Montague
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
2.
Eleanor Rigby by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1966; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon.
Arranged: Toby Twining 
3.
Satie Blues by Toby Twining
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Piano), Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
4.
Three Landscapes for Peter Wyer by Jed Distler
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
5.
Modern Love Waltz by Philip Glass
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: Transcribed: Margaret Leng Tan 
6.
Miracle Ear by David Lang
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
7.
East Broadway by Julia Wolfe
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: Transcribed: Margaret Leng Tan 
9.
Sweet Chinoiserie by Guy Klucevsek
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano), Margaret Leng Tan (Accordion), Margaret Leng Tan (Percussion),
Margaret Leng Tan (Melodica)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: Arranged: Guy Klucevsek 
10.
Nightmare Rag by Toby Twining
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano), Margaret Leng Tan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: Arranged: Toby Twining 
11.
Furling Banner by Raphael Mostel
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
12.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan (Toy Piano), Margaret Leng Tan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: Arranged: Margaret Leng Tan 

Sound Samples

Mirabella (a Tarantella)
Eleanor Rigby
Satie Blues - arr. for toy piano and piano by the composer
Three Landscapes for Peter Wyer
Modern Love Waltz - transcribed for 2 toy piano's by Margaret Leng Tan
Miracle Ear
Nightmare Rag - arr. for toy piano and piano by the composer
East Broadway
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight" - transcribed for 2 toy piano's by Margaret Leng Tan: 1. Adagio sostenuto
Sweet Chinoiserie - arr. for 2 toy piano's, toy accordion, melodica, toy drums and rattles, glasses, dishes and cans by the composer
Star-Spangled Etude #3 ("Furling Banner")
Gymnopédie No.3 - transcribed for toy piano and piano by Margaret Leng Tan
Gymnopédie No.3 - transcribed for toy piano and piano by Margaret Leng Tan

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