Max Richter’s 8 hour long SLEEP #MusicMonday

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How amazing would it be to attend this premiere?! From NPR:

“Sleeping and being asleep is one of my favorite activities,” Richter says. “Really, what I wanted to do is provide a landscape or a musical place where people could fall asleep.”

That’s right: This music is designed to put you to sleep.

Richter and his ensemble will premiere the piece in Berlin this fall, playing from midnight until 8 a.m. in a venue customized for the occasion.

“We basically will play in the round, so the band is in the middle, and ringed around it are four or five hundred beds,” Richter says.

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