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Firecrackers

From: David Greenberger
Series: The Duplex Planet
Length: 01:52

A lighthearted story about children playing with fireworks disrupting an event

Default-piece-image-2 A story about children playing with fireworks disrupting an event ends with a tangential, lightly-told murder mystery. David Greenberger tells a tale based on a conversation with William "Fergie" Ferguson. Part of the Duplex Planet projects, this is a selection from the 2006 CD, 1001 Real Apes, with music by Boston-based ensemble Birdsongs of the Mesozoic. Artist David Greenberger has been collecting the thoughts, memories and stories from elderly Americans for more than a quarter century. Genuine, moving, and often funny, combined with music, the pieces explore issues of aging by revealing real characters that are in decline, but are still very much alive. They reveal the common threads of our humanity.

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Piece Description

A story about children playing with fireworks disrupting an event ends with a tangential, lightly-told murder mystery. David Greenberger tells a tale based on a conversation with William "Fergie" Ferguson. Part of the Duplex Planet projects, this is a selection from the 2006 CD, 1001 Real Apes, with music by Boston-based ensemble Birdsongs of the Mesozoic. Artist David Greenberger has been collecting the thoughts, memories and stories from elderly Americans for more than a quarter century. Genuine, moving, and often funny, combined with music, the pieces explore issues of aging by revealing real characters that are in decline, but are still very much alive. They reveal the common threads of our humanity.

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http://www.duplexplanet.com