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WUORINEN: Tashi / Percussion Quartet / Fortune

Charles Wuorinen writes virtuosic music for virtuoso performers. He has a profound desire to engage with the listener and with sympathetic performers, and essential to this engagement is a spirit of adventure and fun. Wuorinen’s music, from his earliest pieces through the more recent masterworks, is a body of work as significant as one is likely to encounter. Both Tashi and Fortune were written for the ensemble Tashi, and although the rate at which events unfold in Fortune is more gradual than the relentlessly intense Tashi, the two works share certain concerns and complement each other. Wuorinen seems especially in his element when writing for percussion instruments, as demonstrated here by the rhythmically exciting Percussion Quartet.


Wuorinen, Charles

  Tashi
1.   Play with flash player I. — 00:07:32
2.   Play with flash player Interlude I 00:02:44
3.   Play with flash player II. — 00:10:38
4.   Play with flash player Interlude II 00:02:44
5.   Play with flash player III. — 00:07:18
  Percussion Quartet
6.   Play with flash player I. eighth note = 72 00:11:00
7.   Play with flash player II. quarter note = 108 (leggiero) 00:07:25
  Fortune
8.   Play with flash player I. Before 00:09:10
9.   Play with flash player II. After 00:09:13

Total Playing Time: 01:07:44






Composer(s):
Wuorinen, Charles

Conductor(s):
Jarvis, Peter

Ensemble(s):
New Jersey Percussion Ensemble

Artist(s):
Bryn-Julson, Phyllis; Kay, Alan R.; Kopperud, Jean; Macomber, Curtis; Sherry, Fred

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559321

Barcode: 0636943932124

Release Date: 06/2007

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