The Unplayable Score: Faerie’s Aire and Death Waltz – John Stump

“Faerie’s Aire and Death Waltz (from ‘A Tribute to Zdenko G. Fibich’)”, by American John Stump is a parody of a composition, meant to be impossible to play and including, in the score notations, absurd indications such as “release the penguins” and “Like a Dirigible” and “Gong duet.”.

And yet, there’s someone who actually played it. (From 3’50”)
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John Stump Composer of Faeries Aire and Death Waltz
Faerie’s Aire and Death Waltz – John Stump
absurd scores.

My Pinterest gallery of Absurd Musical Scores.

Here’s a page from the score and some other nonsense compositions by the same author:

Comments

  1. says

    thank you for posting this. John Stump is my uncle and I have been wanting to get a better look at these pieces. need to find out where i can buy them.
    thanks!

  2. derpity derp says

    @Emmi – “U.N Owen Was Her?” from Touhou Koumakyou ~ the Embodiment of Scarlet Devil.

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