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The only existing work written for the innovative medium of cello quartet and orchestra, Voice of the Wood was premiered by the Charlotte Symphony to standing and shouting applause. Suitable for performance by an orchestra's own cellists, it can also be performed by a guest artists cello quartet.

"classic Peck, tonal and accessible, and driven by syncopation . . . especially winning was the rich collective voice of the four soloists . . . the audience responded with an extended ovation"
Charlotte Observer

"very positive response . . . the audience was on its feet just moments after the music ended"
National Public Radio: Performance Today

duration: 21'


3(3rd db. picc.)/2+E.h./2+b.cl./2+cbn.   4/3/3/1
timp.   3 perc.   piano   harp
violin I & II   violas   basses
solo cello quartet





Premiere performance of
Voice of the Wood
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra,
Peter McCoppin, conductor

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piano arrangement

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