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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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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.'

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