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