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Sean Hickey: A Pacifying Weapon

Michala Petri, Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Band, Jean Thorel, Lapland Chamber Orchestra, Clemens Schuldt

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A Pacifying Weapon  
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Sean Hickey; Michala Petri; Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Band; Jean Thorel
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Sean Hickey; Michala Petri; Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Band; Jean Thorel
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Sean Hickey; Michala Petri; Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Band; Jean Thorel
Recorder Concertino
Thomas Clausen; Michala Petri; Lapland Chamber Orchestra; Clemens Schuldt
Total Playing Time    41:50
"The recorder playing of Michala Petri is technically flawless and even more importantly, bursting with colour, variety and energy in a way that has certainly inspired me.”
- The Recorder Magazine

Composer Sean Hickey explores the recorder as a witness to the rise and fall of empires, crusades, wars and countless births and deaths as a musical voyeur with his work A Pacifying Weapon, artfully realized here by soloist Michala Petri. This thoughtful and exciting new work invokes the seeming futility of music in the face of tragedy and ultimately finds its ominous tremolos and climatic flourishes as weapons silencing the madness of violence.
352.8 kHz / 24-bit, 176.4 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – OUR Recordings Studio Masters

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