Cage — But what about the noise of crumpling paper which he used to do in order to paint the series of “Papiers froisses” or tearing up paper to make “Papiers dechires?” Arp was stimulated by water (sea, lake, and flowing waters like rivers), forests

But what about the noise of crumpling paper which he used to do in order to paint the series of “Papiers froisses” or tearing up paper to make “Papiers dechires?” Arp was stimulated by water (sea, lake, and flowing waters like rivers), forests (1985) 3-10 players John...

Wubbels — alphabeta

alphabeta takes the shape of three introductions and three episodes. In each introduction, an “alphabet” is defined by matching a limited number of percussion sounds with their piano “equivalents” (a low-resolution copy of the pitch content of the percussion sound,...

Wuorinen — Percussion Quartet

Charles Wuorinen’s Percussion Quartet was written in 1994 for The New Music Consort, New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, and the Percussion Group Cincinnati. It was premiered in 1995 by The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble. Wuorinen’s Percussion Quartet is true to his...

Casella — Katraterra

Katraterra by Jim Casella   Written for nine players, Katraterra is a concert piece which uses a variety of textures, instruments, and techniques to create a driving and intense feel. The 5/8 time signature dominates the groove of Katraterra with three emphasized...

Montambault – Stop Making Sense

Benoit Montambault – Stop Making Sense (2012) Instrumentation: ● Marimba ● Assorted metals ● Assorted electronics ● (See Video for additional guidance) Duration: 10 minutes Composer’s Note: Stop Making Sense is the piece that helped me redefine my work as a composer...