Editors’ Notes Eleven pianos, made between 1834 and 1981, give voice to Cipa’s poetry.

SONG
Promenade I (on Blüthner Grand, 1935)
1
1:05
 
Dreamlessly (on Blüthner Grand, 1935)
2
5:28
 
Sable Sonatina I (on Bechstein Grand, 1898)
3
1:35
 
Fantasia on Bach (on Steinway Grand, 1975)
4
2:55
 
Promenade II (on Collard and Collard Square, 1840)
5
1:44
 
Sitting at a Dead Piano, Trying to Find Some Notes That Work
6
1:43
 
I Wanted You to Know (on Yamaha Upright, 1981)
7
4:33
 
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Listen (on Yamaha Upright, 1981)
8
6:27
 
Promenade III (on Yamaha Upright, 1981)
9
1:24
 
Untitled (on Fender Rhodes, 1976)
10
4:07
 
Surges (on Broadwood Grand, 1875)
11
7:32
 
Playful (on Pleyel Grand, 1834)
12
4:08
 
Sable Sonatina II (on Bechstein Grand, 1898)
13
1:29
 
Stairwell, 1130 p.m. (on Zierold Grand, 1900)
14
3:03
 
Promenade IV (on Pleyel Grand, 1834)
15
1:38
 
Forgotten in the Attic (on Ritter Upright, 1920)
16
4:51