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Slagwerk Den Haag

Trails of Wood

this event is part of

Beat it! 3.0

chamber music
Cancelled
Sun 21 Mar 2021
This event is cancelled.

Minimalism, from trunk to woodchip

Slagwerk Den Haag take us on an adventurous percussion trail, on which all the ‘instruments’ are made of wood. Our starting point is the primal sounds of nature, such as the unprocessed tree trunk in Staub’s Waldstücke. Gradually, via overtone effects, that sound spectrum expands into sophisticated arrangements and distinct timbres. Finally, six marimbas unite forces and cause a veritable tsunami of resonances.

programme

Steve Reich (1936)
Pieces of Wood
Six Marimbas

John Cage (1912-1992)
Branches (Interlude)

Michael Gordon (1956)
Timber (excerpt)

Volker Staub (1961)
Waldstücke no.24

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Steve Reich (1936)
Pieces of Wood
Six Marimbas

John Cage (1912-1992)
Branches (Interlude)

Michael Gordon (19...

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performers

Slagwerkgroep Den Haag: percussion

Cancelled
Sun 21 Mar 2021
This event is cancelled.

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