ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Evelyn Glennie

moderndrummer.com

Evelyn Glennie

Dame Evelyn Glennie is a world-class musician, a master listener, and an extraordinary human who is perhaps the first person to make a life-long career strictly as a solo percussionist. You cannot categorize her sound creation into one musical style. What she does is not classical, folk, orchestral, rock, Latin, blues, or world music. She is simply a solo percussionist—a profession so new that there aren’t any classifications for the practice.
MUSIC
Picture for Evelyn Glennie
classical-music.com

The best recordings by percussionist Evelyn Glennie

Veni, Veni, Emmanuel etc. Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Jukka-Pekka Saraste RCA G010001846447Z. Though not Glennie’s debut album, it was this premiere recording of James MacMillan’s riotous and exuberant showpiece, Veni, Veni, Emmanuel, that truly launched her international career. Martland Street Songs; plus works by Klatzow, David Horne etc. The King’s Singers RCA...
MUSIC
Picture for The best recordings by percussionist Evelyn Glennie
RELATED CHANNELS