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Theatrical Music for Solo Percussion

Aperghis / Hinkle,Lee
Release Date: 01/06/2015 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1524   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges AperghisDaniel AdamsStuart Saunders SmithLee W. Hinkle
Performer:  Lee W. HinkleArielle Miller
Number of Discs: 1 
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Percussionist and baritone vocalist Lee Hinkle, whose percussion playing has been called "rock-steady" by the Washington Post, is the principal percussionist with the 21st Century Consort and a faculty member at the University of Maryland in College Park. An active recitalist and soloist, Hinkle has performed at universities and festivals across the U.S., and with the National Symphony Orchestra and Taipei Philharmonic. His recordings can be heard on six labels. For this recording, Hinkle explores the boundaries between contemporary music and theatre, performing compositions by Greek composer Georges Aperghis and American composers Daniel Adams and Stuart Saunders Smith as well as one of Hinkle's own compositions. These works Read more include The Authors, a marimba opera, is made up of 11 movements with spoken and sung texts excerpted from various authors' novels, poems and sonnets. The performer is tasked with speaking, singing, whistling, and acting while playing the marimba. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le Corps ŕ Corps by Georges Aperghis
Performer:  Lee W. Hinkle (Percussion)
2.
Of a Just Content by Daniel Adams
Performer:  Lee W. Hinkle (Percussion)
3.
The Authors by Stuart Saunders Smith
Performer:  Lee W. Hinkle (Percussion), Arielle Miller (Spoken Vocals)
4.
Vibratissimo by Lee W. Hinkle
Performer:  Lee W. Hinkle (Percussion)
5.
Tunnels for Percussionist Actor by Stuart Saunders Smith
Performer:  Lee W. Hinkle (Percussion)

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