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Remembering A Pioneer Of The Bowed Piano, Composer & Music Professor Stephen Scott

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Composer Stephen Scott of the Bowed Piano Ensemble.

The man known as the pioneer of the "bowed piano" has died from complications of dementia. Stephen Scott was 77. Scott was a composer and long-time music professor at Colorado College.. He led the school's bowed piano ensemble. Ryan Warner spoke with Scott in 2014 about the technique as Scott was preparing to retire.

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