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Iceberg Meadow

1968, prepared piano, Carl Fischer, 9', recorded on Capra Records 1201

"Iceberg Meadow is for a partially prepared piano. All of it, including tone clusters and a section using a mid-E pitch as a pedal, produce the proper musical temperature. No doubt that Cope is a virtuoso in the field of contemporary piano music. No doubt either that he provides a definitive performance of his own music."

--Arthur Cohn, Guide to Recorded Music, p. 428

"Iceberg Meadow is a harsh, dynamic, atmospheric, free sounding piece in fact it sounds as if it's improvised - including some preparation and inside-piano playing. I thought it was a good thorough exploration of piano sonorities in a quite dramatic way."

--Peter Riley, Musics (London), May 1977