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Adams: Inuksuit / Inuksuit Ensemble

Album Summary

>Adams, John Luther : Inuksuit, for percussion
Performers Ensemble Composer

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