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Stationary Music

Jayne Parker

UK, 2005
15 minutes, B&W, sound
Available formats: DVD / Digibeta tape / SD Digital file

Stationary Music – music that doesn’t develop/music that stands still.Stationary Music takes its name from the first movement of Stefan Wolpe’s ‘Sonata 1’ composed in 1925. It is introduced and performed by his daughter, pianist Katharina Wolpe. Stationary Music – music that doesn’t develop/music that stands still.After the fire what Shall we do?”firsTonE step;aFterthAt,aNother.”We’realOnethe music is difficuLtto Play.wE must work at it.”In memorial S. W. by John Cage