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Adams: Inuksuit / Inuksuit Ensemble

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>Adams, John Luther : Inuksuit, for percussion

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>Adams, John Luther : Inuksuit, for percussion
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Notes & Reviews:

Some musical events encourage a community to take stock of its surroundings, but very few actually fold so seamlessly into the environment itself that they become part of a community's memory and imagination. John Luther Adams' Inuksuit is one of those works. Scored for 9 to 99 percussion players who are meant to be widely dispersed in an outdoor area (although the piece has also been performed indoors), Inuksuit has been described by the New York Times as 'the ultimate environmental piece,' while the New Yorker's Alex Ross hailed it as 'one of the most rapturous experiences of my listening life.'

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: In the forest surrounding Guilford Sound, Guilford, VT (06/12/2012).


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>Adams, John Luther : Inuksuit, for percussion
  • Performers: Jessica Schmitz (Percussion); Sharif Mamoun (Percussion); Amy Garapic (Percussion); Alessandro Valiente (Percussion); Phil Hermans (Percussion); Christopher Demetriou (Percussion); Timothy Feeney (Percussion); Annie Mauhs-Pugh (Percussion); Lisa Tolentino (Percussion); Ryan Maguire (Percussion); Benjamin Fraley (Percussion); Carson Moody (Percussion); Ben Reimer (Percussion); Noam Bierstone (Percussion); Thad Anderson (Percussion); Owen Weaver (Percussion); Nathaniel Hartman (Percussion); Jeff Stern (Percussion); Russell Greenberg (Percussion); Diego Espinosa (Percussion); Michael Compitello (Percussion); Bill Solomon (Percussion); Matt Evans (Percussion); Murray Mast (Percussion); Christopher Swist (Percussion); Nathan Davis (Percussion); Krystina Marcoux (Percussion); Kelli Kathman (Percussion); Robert Esler (Percussion); Danny Lichtenfeld (Percussion); Ayano Kataoka (Percussion); Omar Camenartes (Percussion)
  • Ensemble: Inuksuit Ensemble
  • Running Time: 11 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary