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Junkestra

Sunday, October 10, 2010

From unconsumption:

During an artist residency in 2007 at waste management company Recology San Francisco, composer Nathaniel Stookey composed Junkestra, a symphony in three movements, for 30 or so “instruments” created from trash — pipes, pans, mixing bowls, bottles, serving trays, dresser drawers, oil drums, bike wheels, saws, garbage cans, and shopping carts, among other items — he found in San Francisco’s dump.

 


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