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Terms Used in Percussion: Ionisation by Michael Rosen (July 2015 Percussive Notes)

by Rhythm Scene Staff | May 12, 2022

“‘Ionisation’ was written by Edgard Varèse between 1929 and 1931. Although not the very first piece written for percussion ensemble it is probably the most well known and most influential, and therefore deserves our scrutiny.”

This article from the July 2015 issue of Percussive Notes is one of many “Terms” articles compiled by Michel Rosen. We’ll be highlighting several more of these valuable resources in future R!S Blog Throwback Thursday posts.

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Terms Used in Percussion: Ionisation by Michael Rosen (July 2015 Percussive Notes)

May 12, 2022, 08:00 AM by Rhythm Scene Staff

“‘Ionisation’ was written by Edgard Varèse between 1929 and 1931. Although not the very first piece written for percussion ensemble it is probably the most well known and most influential, and therefore deserves our scrutiny.”

This article from the July 2015 issue of Percussive Notes is one of many “Terms” articles compiled by Michel Rosen. We’ll be highlighting several more of these valuable resources in future R!S Blog Throwback Thursday posts.

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