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Classical Notes: May 14, 2008 Archive

Elevator Music Desired

Posted at 11:55 AM on May 14, 2008 by Rex Levang

"Elevator music" is usually a term of derision--but not to the Swedish organization Levande Musik (Living Music).

They're looking for new pieces to be played at the Goteborg International Book Fair this fall. The pieces chosen will be performed in the elevator of the city's biggest hotel, and should last for just as long as a ride to the 23rd floor, or 30 seconds.

If you want to submit a composition, here are all the details.