Jacob Greenberg performed these pieces as accompaniments to Typescenes. They can be played in any order, to be enjoyed as introductions to the text or while reading.


Pianist Jacob Greenberg’s work as a soloist and chamber musician has earned worldwide acclaim. He is a longtime member of the International Contemporary Ensemble, with whom he has performed throughout the Americas and Europe. Mr. Greenberg’s solo concert series, Music at Close Range, shows his equal commitment to classics of the repertoire. In addition to his solo discs on New Focus Recordings, which include works by over a dozen composers, he has recorded for the Nonesuch, Bridge, Mode, Kairos, Centaur, Tzadik, and New Amsterdam labels. Recent highlights include a guest performance of works of György Kurtág at the International Summer Courses in Darmstadt, Germany, under the composer’s guidance; a recital tour with flutist Claire Chase; works by Boulez at the Ojai Festival; and solo and concerto appearances with ICE Ensemble at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. Mr. Greenberg is on the faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center, and has taught at Hunter College, City University of New York, The Juilliard School, and the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a composer, he makes recorded works with spoken and sung texts. Please visit