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Music

ART REVIEW

Ragnar Kjartansson exhibition marries song and video

On paper, it sounded dreadful. An Icelandic artist would perform Franz Schubert’s “An Die Musik” for four hours as part of his new exhibition, “Ragnar Kjartansson: Song,” at the Institute of Contemporary Art.

“An Die Musik,” a piece for voice and piano, is roughly two minutes long. That adds up to 120 repetitions of the same music.

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