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Modulations

TorQ Percussion Quartet

Modulations, TorQ Percussion Quartet's fourth studio album, features compositions commissioned by and written for the members of TorQ. Works for mallet quartet by celebrated Canadian composers Christos Hatzis and Peter Hatch - as well as a piece by TorQ's own Daniel Morphy - highlight both the diversity of TorQ's repertoire and of Canadian percussion music.
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Without A Map

TorQ Percussion Quartet

In 2013 we loaded up a van and all our own vehicles with about 90% of the instruments we owned, and went for a week to an old Orange lodge (also the former residence of Group of Seven member Franz Johnston) in Wyebridge, Ontario. We unpacked everything, set it up, and spent the next four days recording different groups of instruments, eating, drinking delicious scotch and hanging out with our friend, confidente, engineer, producer and overall musical savant Ray Dillard. The outcome was this album. Each disc has 11 tracks, in the same order of instrument setups, but with different results.
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TorQ Percussion Quartet

TorQ Percussion Quartet

TorQ's debut album. lots of good Canadian music, some arrangements, and some improvisations. good stuff all around.
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We commissioned Nicole Lizée's Katana of Choice for drum set solo and percussion quartet with our good friend Ben Reimer, and were pleased to be able to record it with him as part of his debut album.