Works

Canyons aux étoiles

of Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)


Cast separation

1. Drummer

  • wind-machine, windmachine
  • thunder sheet
  • Tamtam (mittel)
  • Tamtam (tief)

2. Drummer

  • Becken hängend, hoch klein
  • Becken hängend, mittel
  • claves, Cuban sticks
  • Maracas
  • tambourine
  • wood block, Chinese block
  • temple bloc, Corean bloc

3. Drummer

  • Gong in g‘
  • Gong in d‘‘
  • Gong in f‘‘
  • Gong in b‘ ( h‘ )
  • bass drum, big drum, baisse drum
  • cymbal, suspended cymbal
  • Tumba, Tumbadora, Conga sehr tief

4. Drummer

  • Maracas
  • Crotalesspiel 2 Oktaven
  • glass chimes, wind chimes
  • whip, slap stick
  • reco reco, scratcher
  • Shell chimes
  • triangle
  • wood chimes, bamboo chimes
  • Ocean Drum, Geophone

5. Drummer

  • Röhrenglockenspiel 1,5 Oktaven

6. Drummer

  • xylomarimba, xylorimba

7. Drummer

  • bells, glockenspiel
Note: An “X” indicates that the particular instrument is necessary, although the amount is not further specified. If no percussion instrument is required for this work, the indication “Kein Schlagwerk” (no percussion instruments) appears on the list.

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