Slideshow: Junkyard Instruments at Avery Fisher Hall

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On Thursday morning, composer Magnus Lindberg and the New York Philharmonic held the final rehearsal before the New York premiere of his 1985 industrial work Kraft. That piece features an arsenal of noise-making instruments augmented by various found objects, including scrap metal, an oxygen tank and other junk, all of which were picked up from a Staten Island junkyard.

At the October 7 rehearsal before the New York premiere of Kraft, by Magnus Lindberg.

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Auto parts found at a salvage yard on Staten Island.

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Music director Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic in a performance of Kraft.

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More auto parts found in the Staten Island salvage yard.

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Auto parts from a salvage yard on Staten Island.

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Magnus Lindberg at the October 7th rehearsal, putting the final touches on the instruments heard in Kraft.

 

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At a rehearsal on October 7, before the New York premier of Kraft, by Magnus Lindberg

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An oxygen tank from a salvage yard on Staten Island, in the middle of Avery Fisher Hall.

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Auto parts from a salvage yard on Staten Island.

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One of six stations in the upper corner of Avery Fisher Hall.

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Hanging car parts direct from a salvage yard on Staten Island.

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