Listening to a piece by Hauschka can be deceiving: What sounds like an ensemble of musicians and instruments is just one man, performing at one piano. His real name is Volker Bertelmann, and he hails from Dusseldorf, Germany, where he works with his “prepared piano.” He wrests disruptive sounds from the instrument’s 88 keys by outfitting the strings or mallets with objects such as ping-pong balls, aluminum foil and leather.
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So this exists. Don’t ask me why.
Don’t miss the epic conclusion. This man is a true master.
Tim Allen (yeah, that’s his name) is completely blind, and even though that made him terrified of joining the wrestling team, he did it anyway. This is his story.
Cat just has so much love to give….