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Percurama Percussion Ensemble Conducted By Jean Thorel
American Percussion Works

Percurama Percussion Ensemble Conducted By Jean Thorel - American Percussion Works

American Percussion Works by the Royal Danish Academy of Music’s percussion ensemble Percurama is a rare collection of seldom heard works by composers John Cage, Alberto Ginastera, Lou Harrison, and Edgard Varese. Featured on these recordings are soprano Signe Asmussen and violinist Niklas Walentin. The performances are conducted by Jean Thorel.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Harrison Concerto For Violin & Percussion Orchestra – III. Allegro vigoroso, poco presto"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Cage: First Construction (In Metal) For 6 Percussionists & 1 Assistant
  2. 2. Ginastera: Cantata Para America Magica, Op. 27 – For Soprano & Percussion Orchestra On Poems By Mercedes De Toro From Ancient Pre-Columbia Texts – Prelude & Song To The Dawn
  3. 3. Ginastera: Cantata Para America Magica, Op. 27 – Nocturnal & Love Song
  4. 4. Ginastera: Cantata Para America Magica, Op. 27 – Song For The Departure Of The Warriors
  5. 5. Ginastera: Cantata Para America Magica, Op. 27 – Fantastic Interlude
  6. 6. Ginastera: Cantata Para America Magica, Op. 27 – Song Of Agony & Desolation
  7. 7. Ginastera: Cantata Para America Magica, Op. 27 – Song Of Prophecy
  8. 8. Harrison: Concerto For Violin & Percussion Orchestra – I. Allegro Maestoso, Allegro Vivace
  9. 9. Harrison: Concerto For Violin & Percussion Orchestra – II. Largo, cantabile
  10. 10. Harrison Concerto For Violin & Percussion Orchestra – III. Allegro vigoroso, poco presto
  11. 11. Varese: Ionisation For 13 Percussionists