Annotation

Other versions: LP version

Drumming is a work for 8 small tuned drums, 3 marimbas, 3 glockenspiels, piccolo, soprano and alto (here performed by male and female voices), and whistling, with all instruments and voices amplified.

  • Part 1: 4 pairs of tuned bongo drums
  • Part 2: 3 marimbas with 9 players, soprano, alto
  • Part 3: 3 glockenspiels with 4 players, 1 piccolo
  • Part 4: Complete ensemble

SubOptimal Credits

  • All ARs for Tuned Percussion ought to be for a tuned small bongo drum.
  • Steve Reich's other vocal AR on Part III is for whistling.
  • All other vocal ARs are for vocal percussion, voices emulating percussion sounds.
Annotation last modified on 2007-11-24 20:48 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Part I
17:31
2 Part II
18:11
3 Part III
11:11
4 Part IV
9:50

Credits

CD 1

glockenspiel:
Gary Burke (track 4)
Steve Chambers (track 3)
Ben Harms (track 4)
Art Murphy (track 3)
James Preiss (tracks 3–4)
tuned percussion:
Steve Chambers (tracks 1, 4)
Art Murphy (tracks 1, 4)
James Preiss (track 1)
Steve Reich (tracks 1, 4)
marimba:
Steve Chambers (track 2)
Jon Gibson (flautist, saxophonist, composer) (track 2)
Ben Harms (track 2)
Russell Hartenberger (tracks 2, 4)
Frank Maefsky (tracks 2, 4)
Art Murphy (track 2)
James Ogden (tracks 2, 4)
James Preiss (track 2)
Steve Reich (track 2)
piccolo:
Jon Gibson (flautist, saxophonist, composer) (tracks 3–4)
composer:
Steve Reich (1970 – 1971) (tracks 1–4)
engineer:
Paul Goodman (engineer) (tracks 1–4)
mixer:
Steve Reich (tracks 1–4)
Judith Sherman (tracks 1–4)
Paul Zinman (engineer) (tracks 1–4)
other vocals:
Steve Reich (tracks 1, 3)
Jay Clayton (tracks 2, 4)
Joan LaBarbara (tracks 2, 4)
Judy Sherman (tracks 2, 4)
performer:
Steve Reich and Musicians (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Steve Reich (tracks 1–4)
Judith Sherman (tracks 1–4)
remixes:
part of:
Drumming (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Drumming, Part I (track 1)
Drumming, Part II (track 2)
Drumming, Part III (track 3)
Drumming, Part IV (track 4)

Release

liner notes: Steve Reich
photography: Maureen Crowe
Peter Moore (photographer)
ASIN: US: B000005IYP [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/431984 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/32943 [info]