Young and Matured Henry Cowell with his music note.
 
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[564] bination of them may be played simultaneously; or for concert use
all 15 versions may be played in order to a progressive climax.
 C Having in 1938 invented and produced (1) "elastic" dance music and
(2) concert music of variable units (see nos. 534 and 518)?concepts
that remind one of the now fashionable modular structure in archi-
tecture?our ever-practical composer HC now applied a similar tech-
nique to the hierarchy of teaching pieces.
Bit for Flute and Piano see no. 611
565 Pulse [for percussion group] 1939
Rather rapid pulse [in] 7/8
 D 19 May 1939. "Written 1939 ... for John Cage and His Percussion
Group" (caption).
 I The published score calls for 5 players and 2 assistants, as follows:
(1st player): 3 dragonmouths, 3 woodblocks
(2nd): 3 tom-toms, 3 dr (sm, med, Ig; no snares)
(3rd): 3 rice bowls (high, med, low), 3 gongs (high, med, low)
(4th): 3 susp cym (sm, med, Ig), 3 gongs (sm, med, Ig)
(5th): 3 pipe-lengths (high, med, low), 2 brake-drums
(2 assistants, to double parts as indicated)
 F Paired with Return (next entry) at the Cornish School, Seattle, 19
May 1939, by John Cage and his Percussion Group
 M Negative photostats of (ink?) draft complete on 20p, reduced in size,
in FC at PhFL (no. 1001m)
 P Miniature score (20p) and 6 parts copyright 1971, Music for Percus-
sion, Inc.
566 Return [for 3 percussers and 1 wailer]
Maestoso
 D [19 May 1939?]
 I (1st percusser): 3 woodblocks (high, med, low), 3 dragonmouths, pane
of glass
(2nd): 3 gongs (high, med, low), small bells, Japanese wind-glasses,
 3tom-toms (high, med, low)
(3rd): 3 Japanese cup gongs (high, med, low), 3 dr (high, med, low)
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