ACTIVITY 128: You are going to
listen to someone talking about the percussionist Evelyn Glennie. After listening complete the summary below. Then
check the audio transcription and the answers.
Dame Evelyn Glennie was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. She studied
at the Royal Academy of Music. She has been performing for more
than years, and plays over
instruments. She not only plays and records classical and pop
has also composed several film . Dame Evelyn finds it
frustrating that journalists often write about her more
than her music. She thinks that there is no real difference
between hearing and a vibration.
When Dame Evelyn performs, she never wears in order to feel the vibrations of her