Peterborough, NH – 08/24/13 – Bass Hall, Manadnock center for History and Culture – Electric Earth Concerts

Electric Earth Concerts
Saturday, August 24, 2013
7:30pm -
19 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
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Music in Every Sound: Reflections on Thoreau

Walden Pond Photographed by Robert Sargent Fay

Saturday, August 24, 7:30pm, Bass Hall, Monadnock Center for History & Culture

A concert built around the words and influence of Henry David Thoreau. Charles Ives’ Concord Sonata played by pianist Randall Hodgkinson, with other Walden-inspired music including “Talking to Vaseduva,” Nathan Davis’ uniquely conceived percussion work for a natural xylophone of riverbed stones. The program begins with Robert Fay’s photo-essay on Thoreau in New England, with Thoreau readings by actors Pamela White and Warren Hammack, accompanied by a new soundscape commissioned for the occasion from composer Nicholas Stoia and a premiere by N.H. based composer Lawrence Siegel.

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