DRUM OF THE DEATHLESS – American Premiere

Date

18 Apr 2017

Time

8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost

Free

A new quintet version of this original percussion quartet, inspired by Korean monastic ritual drumming, and commissioned by Korean Music Project. The work is dedicated to Unsuk Chin.

Premiere performance of the quintet version.

Oberlin Percussion Group
Conducted by Michael Rosen

Read instructions: Dye the Mind in Colour

About Drum of the Deathless

An exciting version of this work for two percussionists playing a large array of percussion instruments. The rhythms developed here were inspired by ritual drumming at a Korean monastery, as well as Tibetan Buddhist chanting and Indian Tala technique. The title of the work is taken from a defining moment in the Pali Canon which chronicles the Buddha’s life.
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Date

18 Apr 2017

Time

8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost

Free
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