Claire Edwardes, percussion

Claire Edwardes, percussion

weird & wonderful
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Enter the weird and wonderful world of percussion through the remarkable talents of Australia’s own sorceress of percussion, Claire Edwardes. Hitting, scraping, shaking and discovering intriguing sounds in everyday objects this program opens up the intrinsically percussive world that surrounds us.

Claire is a muse for many composers and this programs showcases recent works written for her by Australian composers Shlomowitz, Johnston and Macens, her own composition for waterphone solo ‘ether lines’ and reinvented classics by Cage, Stockhausen, Reich and Rzewski.  Discover a magical new sonic world and hear hand-made music boxes, piano lids and iPad like never before.

“Edwardes colours everything she plays with exuberance, intelligence and sensitivity and offers us here a great percussion primer.” Limelight Magazine