This concerto for three percussionists has been
performed across America - by the Boston Symphony
Orchestra, the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Symphonies
and many others. Because of its visual interest,
performances have been televised in several
states. The West Virginia video production won
first prize in the prestigious Houston International
Video Competition in the live music category.
The opening is a paraphrase of the composer's
Lift-Off for percussion, reviewed
by the N.Y. Times as "the hit of
the evening . . . smashingly propulsive."
attention from the start"
minutes of percussion dynamite"
fascinating . . . as much fun to watch as to
thrilling roller coaster ride . . . never a
display of pyrotechniques"
evocative sounds . . . outstanding and astonishing"
have more Peck; he's a hit maker."
Rocky Mountain News
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timp. 1 perc. harp strings
solo percussion trio