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Sample recording:

TOBY TWINING
An American in Buenos Aires
(A Blues Tango)

 

SHE HERSELF ALONE
The Art of the Toy Piano 2 (CD/DVD)


JOHN CAGE (1912-1992)
Suite for Toy Piano (1948)

ERIK GRISWOLD (b. 1969)
Old MacDonald’s Yellow Submarine (2004) *
    On that Farm
toy piano, prepared piano
    e-i-e-i-o
toy piano, prepared piano
    Pink Memories
music box
    Chooks!
toy piano, woodblocks
    Bicycle Lee Hooker
toy piano, bicycle bell, bicycle horn, train whistle
    Old MacDonald’s Yellow Submarine
toy piano, prepared piano, music box

TOBY TWINING (b. 1958)
An American in Buenos Aires (A Blues Tango) (2001) *
toy piano, piano

GEORGE CRUMB (b. 1929)
Put My Little Shoes Away (2008) *
from American Songbook VI
arranged for voice, toy piano and toy percussion quartet by Margaret Leng Tan

JEROME KITZKE (b. 1955)
The Animist Child (1994)
toy piano and voice

JOHN CAGE
Dream (1948) *
arranged for toy piano and piano by Margaret Leng Tan

ROSS BOLLETER (b. 1946)
Hymn to Ruin (2010) *
ruined toy piano and ruined piano

LAURA LIBEN (b. 1943)
She Herself Alone (1996/2002) *
toy piano and toy psaltery

 

* first recording

  Album cover photo by Michael Dames

 

 

Cage The Works for Piano 7

Sorceress of the New Piano:
The Artistry of Margaret Leng Tan
plus
The Maverick Piano
 DVD
Release date: 4/15/2008
Label: Mode Records
Catalog: mode 142
Ten years in the making, two films by
Evans Chan trace the artist’s life, career
and pianism.

Lost Style

Ge Gan-ru  Lost Style  CD
Release date: 6/12/2007
Label: New Albion
Catalog: NA134
Composer: Ge Gan-ru
Performer: Shanghai Quartet with Kathryn Woodard, piano
Margaret Leng Tan, voice, self-accompanied by toy orchestra
Frank Su Huang, cello

Cage  The Works for Piano 7

Cage  The Works for Piano 7  CD/DVD
The Complete John Cage Edition, Volume 34
Release date: 3/21/2006
Label: Mode Records
Catalog: mode 158
Margaret Leng Tan, piano & prepared piano

Ge Gan-ru  Chinese Rhapsody

Ge Gan-ru  Chinese Rhapsody SACD
Release date: 5/31/2005
Label: BIS
Catalog: BIS 1509
Composer: Ge Gan-ru
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: José Serebrier

Crumb  Makrokosmos I and II

Crumb  Makrokosmos I and II  CD/DVD
Release Date: 12/07/2004
Label: Mode Records  
Catalog: mode 142
Composer:  George Crumb
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan

Cage   The Works For Piano 4

Cage   The Works For Piano 4  CD   
The Complete John Cage Edition, Volume 25
Release Date: 03/26/2002
Label: Mode Records
Catalog: mode 106
Composer: John Cage
Performer:  Margaret Leng Tan, John Cage, Burgess Meredith

Cage  The Seasons

Cage  The Seasons  CD
Release Date: 06/13/2000
Label: ECM New Series
Catalog: 465140
Composer:  John Cage
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan
American Composers Orchestra
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies

The Art of The Toy Piano

The Art of The Toy Piano  CD
Composers: Various
Release date: 5/13/1997
Label: Point Music/Universal
Catalog: Point 456 345-2
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan

Milos Raickovich   New Classicism

Milos Raickovich  New Classicism  CD
Release Date: 7/1995
Label: Mode Records
Catalog: mode 45
Composer: Milos Raickovich
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan, Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Milos Raickovich

Cage  Daughters Of The Lonesome Isle

Cage  Daughters Of The Lonesome Isle  CD
Release Date: 10/18/1994
Label: New Albion
Catalog: NA070
Composer: John Cage
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan

Cage  The Perilous Night, Four Walls

Cage  The Perilous Night, Four Walls  CD
Release Date: 11/30/1990
Label: New Albion
Catalog: NA037
Composer:  John Cage
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan, Joan La Barbara

Sonic Encounters - The New Piano

Sonic Encounters - The New Piano  CD
Release Date: 11/1988
Label: Mode Records
Catalog: mode 15
Composer: Ge Gan-ru, Somei Satoh, Alan Hovhaness, George Crumb, John Cage
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan

Somei Satoh  Litania

Somei Satoh  Litania – Margaret Leng Tan Plays Somei Satoh  CD
Release Date: 04/05/1988
Label: New Albion
Catalog: NA008
Composer: Somei Satoh
Performer: Margaret Leng Tan, Frank Almond, Lise Messier, Michael Pugliese