#140 Drum Kit: Problem Child

It’s essentially just a conveniently placed grouping of popular percussion instruments and yet, the drum kit is often cited as the dividing line between popular music and classical. We’ll examine how composers are using the drum kit today and what impact it’s having on genre boundaries.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Ted Hearne: Furtive Movements, III (excerpt)
Ron Wiltrout, drums; Ashley Bathgate, cello
1:05

Steven Snowden: For So Long It’s Not True
Alarm Will SoundPayton MacDonald, drums
8:22

Christopher Rouse: Bonham
Perkussion NRW
ClassicClips 09
6:58

John Elmquist: Treehouse
Hard Art Groop
4:49

Ted Hearne: Furtive Movements, I & II (excerpt)
Ron Wiltrout, drums; Ashley Bathgate, cello
4:44

Brian Baxter: A Message from the French Embassy fr. Book of Drum
Baxter, drums
4:05

Missy Mazzoli: In Spite of All This
Newspeak
8:35

Eric Moe: Concerto for Drum Set and Orchestra, Kick and Ride, I (excerpt)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Gil Rose
BMOP/sound 1021
8:45

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