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Old 09-09-2005, 12:53 AM
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Default bells, xylophone, Marimba's, sleigh bells,vibes composers?

Which Composers used bells, xylophone, Marimba's, sleigh bells,vibes?

Which Composers used alot of percussion instruments besides cymbals,bass drum,snare? like wood blocks, temple blocks, wind chimes etc.


I heard Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Chopin, Handel,Bach, brahms
symphonies and quartets and never heard of bells, xylophone, Marimba's, sleigh bells,wood blocks, temple blocks, wind chimes

Which composers did use them ? can you please list them
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Modern composers such as Strawinsky, Shostakovich and many other XX century composers used percussions extensively. Edgard Varese was a composer who used percussions only in many of his compositions.

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Old 09-09-2005, 07:21 AM
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Which modern composers used alot of percussion? and tuned percussion
i just need the names of modern composers thanks for the help
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:30 AM
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I went on the Naxos classical music and could not find Shostakovich?

And only One piece for 13 percussion composed by Edgard Varese thats it by him i think
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:39 AM
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i found Shostakovich im going to listen to his symphonies to see if i hear any tuned percussion
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