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One With Nature

Musical piece encompasses Artosphere values

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“Inuksuit” swells to a very chaotic, very climactic middle section, and then recedes back into the soundscape of the garden, shares Sean Connors with Third Coast Percussion. The Grammy-winning percussion ensemble will host the striking musical piece at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks tonight. “And one of the cool things that happens, at least in every performance I’ve been a part of, is the piece ends with some flutes and glockenspiels emulating bird calls, and we’ve always experienced birds singing back to us, so the last sound you hear are living, real wild birds.”

What do you get when you bring together just shy of 100 musicians, spread them around an outdoor venue and give them a piece of music that celebrates and blends with the nature around it?

FAQ

Third Coast Percussion:

‘Inuksuit’

WHEN — 6 p.m. today

WHERE — Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville

COST — Free

INFO — 443-5600, waltonartscenter.org

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