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Alternate Currents

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Alternate Currents

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SKU: CD-CMCCD 4592
Call Number: CD 124
Format: Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: January 1, 1992
Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

Alternate Currents

Beverly Johnston is one of Canada’s premier percussionists, a dynamic performer widely respected both as soloist and ensemble player in Canada and abroad. Her first Centrediscs recording, Impact, was nominated for a JUNO Award in 1987, and here in her second solo recording for the label, she continues to exhibit her prodigious musical talent in five evocative works by Canadian composers.

“Taken as a whole, the collection reflects both the richly diverse possibilities of solo percussion music and the remarkable prowess, sensitivity and precision of this musician in particular.”
– Roxanne Snider, Classical Music Magazine

“Johnston has that magical ability to produce genuine art where other people merely hit things, and some of Canada’s best composers know it.”
– Pauline Durichen, Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Visit Beverley Johnston’s web site at http://www.beverleyjohnston.com

ANN SOUTHAM

1. Alternate Currents

DAVID JAEGER

2-4. Lyrics for Solo Marimba

PETER HATCH

5-7. When do they is not the same as why do they

HARRY FREEDMAN

8. Bones

GARY KULESHA

9. Toccata for percussion and tape

PERFORMERS:

Beverley Johnston, percussion

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