Orchestrion - Pat Metheny
Track Listing
  1. Orchestrion
  2. Entry Point
  3. Expansion
  4. Soul Search
  5. Spirit of the Air

Pat Metheny's Orchestrion refers to a 19th century hybrid musical instrument of the same name that contained (usually) a wind orchestra, various percussion instruments, and sometimes a piano played by a pinned cylinder or a music roll -- like a player piano. Metheny designed and plays one here thanks to a commissioned group of inventors, advanced solenoid switch technology, and pneumatics. This invention includes pianos, marimbas, bells, basses, "guitarbots," percussion, cymbals, drums, loads of tuned bottles, and synth ...

Orchestrion 2010, Nonesuch

UPC: 075597984736

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