Typewriter Music

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Leroy Anderson (1908-1975) was a composer of pops orchestral music. In 1950, he wrote "The Typewriter", a short piece that featured a mechanical typewriter. The above video is a 2008 performance of that piece by the Strauss Festival Orchestra, featuring percussionist Martin Breinschmid on the typewriter.

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I can only echo what the others have said. Never seen it actually performed either.

Alex, go sit in the corner and hang your head. Now!
Take Kalel with you.
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Sweet! We performed that either in high school or junior high back in the late seventies or early eighties. Trinity High School in Euless, Texas or Central Junior High. It's sad I can't recall which it was!

That was so much fun to play! A very pretty clarinet player was our typist. She did a phenomenal job with acting out the part. Coincidentally, she was the junior high school principle's daughter. She was cool in that she never took advantage of who her dad was. Those were some great days! :)
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I've played that! Its really a fun piece. I can't wait to get home so I can hear the recording. When we played it, we had the guy dress like a very prim 1950s secretary. It was awesome.
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