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Music by
Alice Ping Yee Ho -
heard by
PATRIC STANDFORD

'... musically and technically impressive ...'

Ming - Music of Alice Ping Yee Ho. © 2009 Centrediscs

The combining of marimba and string quartet is an attractive enterprise which requires some strong creative reinforcement to make it work. Alice Ping Yee Ho does have the imaginative resources and the delicacy of touch to succeed, and throughout the four movements of Evolving Elements -- Light, Water, Wind and Fire -- there is skilful invention and the evocation of particularly potent atmospheres. Her sound world is very largely that of percussion and the invention of 'soundscapes' of intriguing variety and sensitivity...

Copyright © 28 September 2010 Patric Standford,
Wakefield UK

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