PEP (Piano & Erhu Project) — Volume 3
(out now on Redshift Records)
Genre(s): Modern Composition
RIYL: Michael Finnissy, Gabriel Prokofiev, Du Yun, Lou Harrison, Hwang Byungki, Orchid Ensemble.
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PEP (Piano & Erhu Project) : Official Site | Profile in Musicworks Magazine
Nicole Ge Li, erhu : Official Site
Corey Hamm, piano : Official Site
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About: Nicole Ge Li and Corey Hamm’s PEP (Piano and Erhu Project) is a virtuoso chamber duet and much more. Together, the pair have commissioned over 80 pieces, effectively initiating a new, adventurous intercultural canon of work for their unique instrumentation. The present disc features music composed for them by leading contemporary composers Michael Finnissy, Gao Ping, Lucas Oickle, and Stephen Chatman, as well as performances of existing works by Gabriel & Sergei Prokofiev, Somei Satoh, and Marc Mellits.
Review — Andrew Timar, The WholeNote
Review — Adam Scime, Musicworks
Review — Remy Franck, Pizzicato
Review — Grego Applegate Edwards, Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review