Chicago Sketches

From TEK Percussion Database
Jump to navigation Jump to search

William Russell

General Info

Year: 1940
Duration: c. 2:12
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Manuscript
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00


I. 3525 S. Dearborn
II. 5507 S. Michigan
III. 4726 S. State


Player I: Wood blocks, tom-toms, wash board outfit
Player II: Tin can, xylophone
Player III: Tom-toms, drum set, bass drum with pedal, snare drum, tom-tom, suspended cymbals, cow bell, string drum (galvanized tub), suitcase


Program Notes

written especially for John Cage; premiere: 18 July 1940, Mills College, John Cage, Xenia Cage, William Russell (movements are titled: 3525 S. Dearborn, 5507 S. Michigan, and 4726 S. State)




Commercial Discography

Online Recordings

Recent Performances

To submit a performance please join the TEK Percussion Database

Works for Percussion by this Composer

Chicago Sketches - Percussion Trio; Piano
Four Dance Movements - Percussion Trio, Piano
Made in America - Percussion Quartet
March Suite - Percussion Trio; Piano
Ogou Badagri - Percussion Quintet; Pianos (2)
Percussion Studies in Cuban Rhythms - Percussion Quartet
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue - Percussion Septet; Piano
Trumpet Concerto - Percussion Trio; Trumpet; Piano, Celesta

Additional Resources