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Options May 14, 2012: Composition for Percussion (fill-in for Bethany's A440)
~Animation by Minnesota Jeff

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
So Percussion  Credo in US   Options Cage 100: The Bootleg Series  Cantaloupe Music  2012  CD  Composed by John Cage in 1942 
Juilliard Percussion Orchestra  Ionisation   Options Complete Works Of Edgard Varese Vol. 1  El Recordo  2007  CD  Composed by Edgar Varese in 1933; Recorded in 1950 
 
The University of Massachusetts Lowell Percussion Ensemble  Ritmica Nos. 5 & 6   Options Ballet Mechanique and Other Works for Player Pianos, Percussion, and Electronics  Electronic Music Foundation  2000  CD  Composed by Amadeo Roldan in 1930 
Dan Moore and Iowa Percussion  Eclectic Boogies   Options Cabinet of Curiosities  Innova  2011  CD  Composed by Robert Moran in 1962 
Dan Moore and Iowa Percussion  Meister Ekhard and the Point of No Return   Options Cabinet of Curiosities  Innova  2011  CD  Composed by Robert Moran in 2008 
 
Harry Partch  Windsong   Options The Harry Parch Collection Vol. 3  New World Records  2005  CD  Recorded in 1958. 
Brian Johnson  Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra   Options Ever Present  Mode  2007  CD  Composed by Alvin Lucier in 1988 
 
Percussion Group Cincinnati  Imaginary Landscape No. 3   Options The Works Of Percussion I  Mode  2011  CD  Composed by John Cage in 1942 

Listener comments!

  Mon. 5/14/12 8:02pm G:

Hmm, let me think... Brahms? Or Shostakovitch?
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:03pm G:

Cage! I shoulda thought outside the box.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:05pm ADM:

Problem is, you were thinkin outside the Cage.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:05pm kat330:

The animation works well with various sections.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:06pm ADM:

HAHAHAHAHAHaaaa aaaaahhhh ah.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:06pm ADM:

All percussion show?! I can only hope.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:07pm kat330:

ADM -- Archer Daniels Midland? Would explain the corn. :)
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:09pm steve:

i feel like i should know what movie the gif is from. anyone?
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:12pm G:

This is miniature Miniature Minotaurs
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:14pm kat330:

Kurt's really into the groove-y sound these days.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:14pm ADM:

YES. Bring the beatsssss.

RE:CORN, Never heard of it. Don't have any ears.
Avatar Mon. 5/14/12 8:16pm DJKG:

good evening, everyone!
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:18pm kat330:

A pleasant surprise to find you at the helm, Kurt.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:23pm Minnesota Jeff:

Something about the track name "Eclectic Boogies" really crawls up my spine.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:27pm Minnesota Jeff:

steve: Clue - its a sequel.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:27pm steve:

Ghostbusters?
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:27pm rtish:

@steve Ghostbusters II ?
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:28pm steve:

yeah is it Ghostbusters II?
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:30pm Minnesota Jeff:

rtish wins the prize! (prize yet to be determined (prize only available for pick up in Yugoslav))
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:32pm rtish:

I forfeit. I searched via the camera icon URL paste: http://goo.gl/10atv
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:33pm kat330:

Artist's name (with or without the "t") makes my throat have a dry tickle.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:34pm G:

We're partched
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:35pm steve:

im pleased that i guessed Ghostbusters even though i've never seen the sequel... its like i have the... ability to recognize movie sequels i've never seen based on only a few frames... pretty cool super power
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:36pm ADM:

I'm expecting a full Moondog.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:37pm ADM:

Speaking of ghostbuskers.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:37pm ADM:

ahhhhhhhhh. HA.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:38pm steve:

swish
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:38pm rtish:

Excellent animated gif, Minnesota Jeff.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:43pm kat330:

Have a Desire for Rice-a-Roni after quenching my Harry Partch.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:46pm ADM:

*looks at comments, internal monologue, "oh of COURSE it was composed by Alvin Lucier"
Avatar Mon. 5/14/12 8:48pm DJKG:

the louder you play it the better it is. there's a lot going on in the sonorities.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:49pm Frances Gumm:

Clang clang clang went the trolley...
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:55pm sudo:

ended far too soon.
  Mon. 5/14/12 8:55pm steve:

holy crap that was just a triangle!!?
  Mon. 5/14/12 9:00pm Frances Gumm:

yes
  Mon. 5/14/12 9:02pm ADM:

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