Music for PercussionEDGARD VARÈSE (1883-1965): Ionisation (version for 6 performers by Georges van Gucht), HENRY COWELL (1897-1965): Pulse, CARLOS CHÁVEZ (1890-1978): Toccata, JOHN CAGE (1912-1992): Third Construction, LOU HARRISON (1917-2003): Song of Quetzalcoatl, STEVE REICH (b.1936): Music for Pieces of Wood.
Catalogue Number: 08T087
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Kind of a Greatest Hits of American music for percussion ensemble, all but the Reich dating from the 30s and 40s, but no less useful for all that at mid-price. Maybe a starting point for a collector not previously interested in the genre? Tetraktis Ensemble.