Out of the Silence by John McLeod CD | Reviews

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Out of the Silence by John McLeod review by Ken Walton : TheScotsMan | Read full review here 

“The most recent piece on this disc dedicated entirely to the Edinburgh-based composer is the title track, Out of the Silence, which in turn celebrates the macho, maverick style of Carl Nielsen…”

Out of the Silence by John McLeod review by Norman Lebrecht | Read full review here

“ In the title work of this album he leads us gently out of darkness into light. A percussion concerto for Evelyn Glennie opens unexpected possibilities, like shavings of dark chocolate on a rich meat dish…”

Out of the Silence by John McLeod review by John France | Read full review here 

 It is an impressive range that requires sheer virtuosity in performance. The highlight of this Concerto (for me) is the haunting ‘Nightscape’. This music is an evocation of the Stone Circle at Callanish on the Isle of Lewis. It is a perfect fusion of percussion, French horn and strings creating a wonderful sense of stasis and timelessness that is both moving and impressive…”

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