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Classical Notes

Unusual arsenal for ‘Big Bang’

Percussionist Nick Tolle with one of the unique instruments used by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Percussionist Nick Tolle with one of the unique instruments used by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. (Courtesy of Boston Modern Orchestra Project
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By David Weininger
Globe Correspondent / November 13, 2009

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Eight player pianos, two grand pianos, four bass drums, four xylophones, an air-raid siren, and a gamelan that weighs nearly a ton - that’s just some of the equipment that the Boston Modern Orchestra Project will have on the Jordan Hall stage for “Big Bang,’’ tonight’s percussion-heavy season-opening concert. (Full article: 773 words)

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