Signs of life II

Russell Peck (composer)
Signs of life II
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Signs of life II
Russell Peck 1945-2009
Albany, 2012
1 cd
Recording date
1988, 1990, 1997
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13 - Orkest met (solo)-blaasinstrument(en) (NBLC) K2 - Orkest met solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Russell Peck

Russell Peck was an American composer born in Detroit on January 25, 1945 to Thorland (Tom) and Margaret (Carlson) Peck. He died in Greensboro, North Carolina on March 1, 2009.

Life and career

Peck's early music education was grounded in Mozart and Beethoven, but also heavily influenced by the soul music emerging from Detroit during his formative years. Peck was the youngest of three children, and doted on by his two older sisters, Jean and Joyce. His father, Tom, sang in the Detroit Symphony Chorus in the late 1930s–early 1940s for their Ford Symphony Hour national radio broadcasts, and later in his life was active with barbershop quartets. Tom was a proponent of Russell's interest in classical music, and encouraged him in his studies. From early on, Peck wanted to compose and began learning piano in fifth grade. Later, in high school, he played trombone in band and orchestra. The Motown sound inspired Peck to com…Read more on Wikipedia