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  • Musical Globe-Trotting

    This week Hammered! takes its cue from the Juilliard School's 2011 FOCUS! Festival, a weeklong exploration of post-war Polish modernism. With a little more compression and a lot more ... Jul 12, 2011

    Musical Globe-Trotting
  • The Raw And The Cooked

    This week on Hammered!, “The Raw and the Cooked.” How do materials get made into art? How do scales, chords and tremolos turn into compelling music? What happens when delicious ing... Jun 27, 2011

    The Raw And The Cooked
  • Portal

    This month's Hammered! pianist-in-residence, Bruce Brubaker explores the concept of piano as "Portal:" Music lets us travel through time and space in many ways, by allowing us to hear... Jun 20, 2011

  • Drone

    Few pianists have proven themselves to be more programmatically inventive and musically provocative than this month's Hammered! pianist-in-residence, Bruce Brubaker. This week, Brubak... Jun 13, 2011

  • Something Borrowed

    The programmatically inventive and musically provocative pianist Bruce Brubaker is your host on this month's Hammered! Open your ears all June for four week-long programs that Brubake... Jun 6, 2011

    Something Borrowed
  • Keys To Our Future

    To pre-game the 2011 Keys to the Future Festival in New York, tune into Hammered! for highlights from last year's festival, including works by Don Byron, Marc Mellits, Annie Gosfield,... May 23, 2011

    Keys To Our Future
  • Happy Hour

    This week, Conor Hanick explores Tom Johnson's An Hour For Piano, La Monte Young's The Well-Tuned Piano Three, John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano, plus works by Ann... May 16, 2011

    Happy Hour
  • The Key Composers of MATA

    Tune into Hammered! this week for piano works by composers currently and previously featured by the MATA festival with performances from MATA's deep roster of musicians.

    May 9, 2011

    The Key Composers of MATA
  • We'll Do It Live!

    We're getting rugged this week and doing it live! Tune in 11 am/pm for a week's worth of nothing-but-live recordings taken from piano performances recorded in New York City.

    May 2, 2011

    We'll Do It Live!