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Plucking — Music of Tom Johnson @ Microfest

  • Villa Aurora 360 Los Liones Drive Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272 United States (map)

An Evening of Tom Johnson: MicroFest and Villa Aurora present the world premiere of Johnson’s Plucking (2015) for nine ethnic instruments, featuring a global village of world pluckery that includes Japanese koto, Middle Eastern oud, Indian sitar, Persian tar, African kora, and more. Also included will be a selection of his wonderful Rational Melodies, his hilarious Failing: a very difficult piece for solo string bass (1984), plus traditional repertoire from our international soloists.

Plucking — Music of Tom Johnson