Comments by Ken Cormier

Comment for "What Cheer Brigade? Plays Recess (narrated)"

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Review of What Cheer Brigade? Plays Recess (narrated)

This piece is a wonderful, sustained burst of sound!

A marching band crashes its way through the halls of an elementary school, but the band's brassy, sonic assault turns out to be no match for the waves of energy and excitement it elicits from the kids. The listener gets the sensation of being swarmed by a mob in the throes of a religious ecstasy. At one point the sheer wildness of the children actually inspires fear in one of the band members!

A memorable piece. A remarkable soundscape that lingers in the ears and mind long after the first listen.

Comment for "Buckstaff Planetarium"

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Review of Buckstaff Planetarium

I love planetariums, and I love secret places! This piece brings the two together with an irresistible good humor. It's well paced, perhaps a bit too cute at times, but overall a fun listen. When Stricklin finally ventures across the "alien landscape" of upper campus and into the elusive planetarium show, the result is extremely satisfying. "Buckstaff Planetarium" is certainly worthy of some airtime.