James Campbell

BSP Educator

James Campbell

"Dance Eleven"

by
James Campbell

Dance Eleven pays tribute to pioneering American composer, John Cage (1912-1992). He started writing percussion music and music for modern dance using techniques that placed the rhythmic structure of the piece into the foreground. Often, his percussion instruments included found objects that were repurposed as instrumental colors.

Instrumentation

bass drum

bongos on stand

woodblocks

glass bottle

tambourine

castanets on machine

triangle on trigger

splash cymbal

cowbell



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