Hands can tell as much about a person as his or her face.
The piano’s keyboard is a wide platform for musical expression, including compositions for two players sharing the same black and whites, known as piano four hands. [P.D.Q. Bach of course is responsible for Sonata for Viola Four Hands and Harpsichord, but that’s another story.]
The composition below, keyboard four hands, was the result of furious deadline-driven virtually simultaneous writing and editing.
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Monday’s post-Halloween walk on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus turned up a new installation. This student/class effort, of varnished cardboard strips, is heads and hands above the usual. What a pleasant surprise, no matter how transient its life might be.
The head reminds me of the original Celtic root vegetable carvings that evolved into our jack o’ lanterns.