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Lynn Glassock (1946-    )

Lynn Glassock, composerLynn Glassock is a native of Dallas, Texas and received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Degrees from the University of North Texas. His teachers have included Paul Guerrero, Ron Fink, Kalman Cherry, Ed Soph and Leigh Howard Stevens. Professional experience includes performances with the Dallas Symphony, Forth Worth Symphony, principal percussionist with the Fresno Philharmonic, musical shows and commercial bands. He has written articles for the Instrumentalist and music reviews for Percussive Notes. He has received several awards for his compositions including winner of the Festival of New American Music sponsored by California State University, Sacramento in 1987 and the Percussive Arts Society first place awards in 1994, 1997 and 1998. His compositions have been performed at numerous universities in the USA and international performances including Brussels Conservatory, Belgium; Amsterdam Conservatory, Netherlands; and Rotterdam Conservatory, Netherlands. He has also had performances at the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions in New Orleans, Atlanta, Phoenix, Nashville and Anaheim. Lynn received a Faculty Fellowship Award for the spring of 1992 to write a piece for solo marimba. The result was a four movement work entitled Altered Echoes which was subsequently performed in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York by marimbist Michael Burritt. Mr. Glassock is Associate Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he teaches Percussion, Introduction to Music Technology, Percussion Methods and conducts the UNC Percussion Ensemble.

COMPOSITIONS                                                            Glassock Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre
[under construction]
Four Interiors, mallet soloist [vibraphone and marimba] and percussion ensemble [6 players] (1986; pub. 201?)
Motion, multiple percussion solo [2 bongos, 3 tom-toms, 2 cymbals, bass drum] (pub. 1986)
Multiple Percussion Solo [2 bongos, 3 tom-toms, 2 cymbals, bass drum] (pub. 1986)
Statement, solo percussion [2 bongos, 3 tom-toms, bass drum] (pub. 1986)
Mixtures, percussion duet [tom-toms, bongos, gong, temple blocks, cymbal, bass drum] (pub. 1991) [Grade 4]
Altered Echoes, marimba (pub. 1992)
    - Tropes of wood
    - Darkened spaces
    - Readings of change
    - Particles of light
Reflections, vibraphone (1990?; pub. 1992)
Connected Forces, mallet ensemble [6 mallets, 5 percussion, piano] (pub. 1993) [Grade 5]
Cross Currents, percussion ensemble [9 players] (pub. 1993)
One o'clock Samba, percussion ensemble [8 players] (pub. 1993)
Consortium, percussion ensemble [10 players] (pub. 1994)
Five Songs for Voice and Marimba, soprano and marimba (1994)
    - It sifts from leaden sieves
    - A murmur
    - The sun kept setting
    - Two butterflies
    - The summer lapsed away
Layers, percussion ensemble [8 players] (pub. 1994) [Grade 5?]
Off Axis, solo marimba and percussion quartet (pub. 1995)
Passage, 2 vibraphones and 4 marimbas (pub. 1995)
Street Talk, percussion ensemble [ 10 players] (pub. 1995)
Factions, percussion ensemble [9-10 players] (pub. 1996)
Teamwork, percussion ensemble [7 players] (pub. 1996)
Different Voices, solo percussion [marimba, congas, bongos, temple blocks, chimes] (pub. 1997)
    - Statements
    - Questions
    - Answers
Between the Lines, percussion quintet (pub. 1998)
Lydeka, marimba (pub. 1988)
No Exit, percussion ensemble [8 players] (pub. 1998)
Dragoon, percussion ensemble [8 players] (pub. 1999)
Concerto for Percussion and Wind Ensemble (pub. 2000) [also arr. for marimba and vibraphone, and piano]
Music for Mallets, keyboard percussion ensemble [6 players] (pub. 2000)
Curled Dimensions, percussion ensemble [12 players] (pub. 2003)
Three of a Kind, percussion trio [snare drums and tom-toms] (pub. 2003)
Time Mixer, percussion trio [snare drum, suspended cymbal, tambourine, 2 high toms, 2 medium toms, low tom (pub. 2004)
Wired, percussion quartet (pub. 2004)
Shared Spaces, 2 horns and 2 percussionists (pub. 2005)
Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra (pub. 2006) ????
Three Days in May, flute and percussion (pub. 2006)
    - A chance encounter
    - A walk in the clouds
    - The flux of reality
Reconcilable Differences, solo marimba and percussion trio (pub. 2008)
Shifting Light, flute and marimba/vibraphone duet (pub. 2008)
    - Red shifted
    - Blue shifted
Mallets for Drummers: a rhythmic approach to learning melodic percussion (pub. 2009)
Twisted Proverbs, percussion ensemble [10 players] (pub. 2009)

WORKS BY GENRE                                                            Glassock Links     ~ top of page ~
[under construction]


Soloist(s) w/Orchestra


Solo Instrument


Solo Instrument


Solo Percussion

Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Method Books and Etudes

GLASSOCK  LINKS                                                            Works by Genre      ~ top of page ~

Composer's website [none at the moment]   . . .   contact Lynn Glassock:  

Glassock @ C. Alan Publications
Glassock @ InstantEncore
Glassock @ Kendor Music
Glassock @ Meredith Music Publications
Glassock @
Glassock @ MusicWeb International
Glassock @ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill    also    here

Glassock @ C. Alan Publications
Glassock @ M. Baker Publications [dist. by Penn Oak Press]
Glassock @ Innovative Percussion
Glassock @ Kendor Music
Glassock @ Keyboard Percussion Publications
Glassock @ Ludwig Music
Glassock @ Marimba Publications
Glassock @ Meredith Music Publications
Glassock @
Glassock @ OU Percussion Press
Glassock @ Southern Music Co.
Glassock @ Studio 4 Music [dist. by Alfred Music]
Glassock @ Steve Weiss Music

Streaming Audio
Glassock @

Glassock @
Glassock @ ArkivMusic
Glassock @ CD Universe
Glassock @ ClassicsOnline

Glassock @ YouTube
Glassock @ Google Video

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