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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
THE CENTER OF COSMIC ENERGY

September 6–November 11, 2007
at the Tufts University Art Gallery
Medford, MA

Music for the soundtrack of The Center of Cosmic Energy was performed by John McDonald, piano (Tracks 1-7) and Elliot Cless, piano insides (Track 4). It was recorded by Paul Lehrman and Zachary Camara on July 10, 2007 in Distler Recital Hall, Tufts University, Steinway Piano.
 
track 1: *** (Three Asterisks) for piano, Iana Oulianova, 2007
track 2: Cosmosis for prepared piano, Elliot Cless, 2007 (ending)
track 3: Cosmosis, Elliot Cless, (complete take)
track 4 : Improvisation on Alexander Scriabin’s “Désir, Op. 57, No. 1” for prepared piano
track 5: Noospheric Chorale, Op. 429, No. 17 for prepared piano, John McDonald, 2007
track 6: Useless Thing for Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Op. 429, No. 20 for piano, John McDonald, 2007
track 7: Verse Barely Audible Through Double Doors, Op. 383, No. 9 for covered piano John McDonald, 2002
track 8: Electronic Teaser, Paul Lehrman, 2007