John Cage - First Construction (in Metal)
  Year :   1939
  Location :   USA
  Worktype :   -
  Materials:   Percussion sextet with assistant
  Info :   Cornish School of the Arts in Seattle, Washington performed by a percussion ensemble, conducted by the composer.





 
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  Work Details  
  The rhythmic structure is 4-3-2-3-4, 16 times 16 4/4 measures. This is Cages first composition using fixed rhythmic structures. The composer uses standard as well as many unconventional instruments such as 8 anvils, watergong and 4 car brake-drums.