The Listening Booth presents...

Amber Hanson Rowe

Release 26. 18th January 2015
Percussive Piano
2015;6m25s mins

Supporting script/statement:

Struck by a beater,
Struck by a string.
Struck by a string.
Struck by a string.

Struck by a beater,
Struck by a string.
Struck by a string.
Struck by a string.


An experiment in sonic translation, Percussive Piano started as a written drum score that was translated to and played on piano. It’s not very listenable as a piece of music but then it could be used as an offset rhythm to your day as you might use music as background noise through headphones.