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Margaret Leng Tan in Margaret Leng Tan: Sorceress of New Piano

Margaret Leng Tan: Sorceress of the New Piano / The Maverick Piano

2004 NR

Evan Chan's thoughtful documentary examines the multicultural influences that have shaped Singaporean native and New York resident Margaret Leng Tan's successful career as an avant-garde pianist. Memorable scenes serve to showcase Tan's considerable talent and unusual approach, from her performance of Beethoven on a toy piano to her strumming technique on the ivories, which is remarkably evocative of a harp.

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