Grab yourself a copy today! The master class was wonderful and reinforced my appreciation for what teachers like Mr. But when the performance got under way, it was full speed ahead as two, then three, then all four players stepped up to the drum row to make intricate rhythmic patterns blossom from a core motive. Score, parts, no piano 17. The next presentation of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival will be the Borromeo String Quartet playing Bach, Beethoven, and with pianist Donald Berman the world premiere of a new work by Elena Ruehr, 8 p. He was a close friend of Toru Takemitsu from the time they met when Engelman was principal percussion in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, under Seiji Ozawa. Not bad for an evening of things being hit. Robin Engelman resigned from the group in December 2009 due to vision difficulties and died on February 26, 2016.
But before the players could get to all those large-framed xylophones and metallophones that festooned the stage, their resonator tubes hanging down like inverted organ pipes, there was this matter of minimalism. She is a prize winner in several national competitions. Featuring a cast of seven world-class fiddlers and a four-piece band, this dynamic show featured high-energy music and fiddle traditions from around the world set to upbeat choreography and movement. Chapi as performed by G. Several dozen of the attendees were percussion majors who played for us the next morning. Overseas - Airmail costs will be added to invoice.
They began with Fra Fra, their adaptation of a sequence of Dagomba rhythms from Northern Ghana played on talking drums, gun-gon a buzzing bass drum , shakers, and a whistle. There is a short tape segment at the end. In his writings and in interviews, Reich has acknowledged the influence of West African drumming and Balinese gamelan on his composing. I look forward to playing there again in 2060. Jonathan began playing the drums at the age of nine. Cylinders are listed by company, artist, catalog number and country of origin.
All prices are in U. Voices sing in abstract syllables. The group has toured in both Canada and the U. It includes the world premiere of R. He progressed through the Regina Lions Junior Band and the music program at his high school, Campbell Collegiate, soon developing a passion for playing the drums and jazz. Russell Hartenberger is a professor emeritus at the 's Faculty of Music Dean, Chair of Graduate Education, and Professor, Percussion.
When they were done, the audience was on its feet, cheering for encores as if surprised and wondering: Who knew that percussion could do all this? The percussion ensemble Nexus demonstrated again Saturday night why it is the Budapest String Quartet of music made by hitting things. Ryan Scott is an acclaimed marimba and multi-percussion soloist who has performed extensively in North America, Europe, Japan, Indonesia and Africa. Score, parts, no piano 16. Mobile App We've got an app, with versions for iPhone, iPod and finally! When you put musicians of that caliber on stage together that know how to deal with sound and space on such a high, intimate level great things are always bound to happen. I've also been fortunate to work with Russell during my time at the University of Toronto while working towards my doctorate. For nearly half a century, the prestigious percussion ensemble has explored and added to its repertoire Western avant-garde, jazz and world music.
Sepideh Raissadat, who was a student of mine at the University of Toronto, and who had sang on the original recording, introduced me to the music. Dozens of other composers have written music specifically for Nexus and for individual members of Nexus, and the group's members are also composers and arrangers, writing for Nexus and, on occasion, for others. The mbira piece faded into a long stretch of free improvisation, with each musician playing a small collection of instruments ranging from gongs, cymbals, and shakers to mouth organs, woodblocks, and bird whistles. In the mid-1970s the group recorded two albums with New Age music pioneer : Paul Horn and Nexus 1975 and Altura Do Sol 1976. Once upon a time, this kind of cultural encounter would have been called fusion, but the work of Nexus reminds us that all music is world music, blendable and blending together in one big sonic stew.
Parts only, no piano 1. This may be used with the marimba ensemble arrangement any combination of parts. He also attended the prestigious summer jazz workshop presented by the Banff Centre for the Arts in 1997, where he performed with Canadian jazz greats Hugh Fraser, Don Thompson and Kenny Wheeler. The group formed in 1971 and debuted with a concert of entirely music. . The six pieces in the suite were composed by Louis Hardin 1916-1999 , a self-taught blind street musician who lived in New York City and came to be known as Moondog. Parts, and optional piano accomp.
Professor Petercsak is a legend in the percussion world whose teaching has produced hundreds of fine musicians currently performing and teaching throughout the world. Cahn Publishing, 8740 Wesley Road, Bloomfield, N. Ultimately, Jon's interest in music led him to enroll in the Jazz Studies program at McGill University, graduating with distinction in 1999. In his very humble way and relaxed demeanor, there is a hidden artistic intensity and technical prowess that is innate in Professor Roulet's personality but can't be concealed by the excellent effects on his students. Score, parts, no piano 14.
Vice-versa, it is a chance for Persian music listeners to discover the works of the masters of percussion. The young percussion teacher at that time was. He has also composed many pieces in this style for fife and drums. He is currently based in Calgary, Alberta where he maintains a busy performing and teaching schedule across Canada. Paul Ormandy is a multi-faceted percussionist, workshop leader and facilitator with boom, a communications organization that delivers team building and performance management services to corporations. In its traditional setting, the akadinda is played by several musicians whose interlocking parts allow them to play at super fast tempos.
All this to say that even though Reich never found explicit inspiration in traditional Ugandan music, the similarities are most definitely there. He is also Professor of Cuban Music at York University, Visiting Artist in Percussion at the Etobicoke School of the Arts, and is also affiliated with The Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto. His attention to detail and conscientiousness in achieving the highest quality of sound and drum texture is unmatched in any other recordings of these pieces I have heard. Lowe, William Reitz, and many others ; 2 -an analysis of 14 acoustic disc records spanning the period from 1902 to 1929; 3 -an index of cylinder records and companies from 1888-1929. Parts, and optional piano accomp.