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Cults Percussion Ensemble
ReleaseProduct
Cults Percussion Ensemble
Label
Trunk Records
Catalogue Number
JBH046
Release Date
October 31, 2012

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Far from being associated with some kind of sinister sect, the Cults Percussion Ensemble is named after the Aberdeen suburb from which its members – 11 school pupils – originated. Assembled by percussionist Ron Forbes, the outfit had, at the time of recording, an average age of just 14. The LP was produced in 1979, and the children played music written especially for them on a delightful blend of glockenspiels, xylophones and timpani drums. The sounds created are remarkable- shimmering and celestial with chiming layers of rhythm and melody. The range and breadth of pieces played is exceptional - the Ensemble dart between the bossa shuffle of ‘Baia’ to the dreamlike wash of ‘Circles’ seamlessly.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Autun Carillon 3:53 Buy

    Autun Carillon

  2. 2 Baia 3:04 Buy
  3. 3 My Love She's But a Lassie 2:55 Buy

    My Love She's But a Lassie

  4. 4 Circles 3:08 Buy
  5. 5 Percussion Suite (3rd Movement) 3:42 Buy

    Percussion Suite (3rd Movement)

  6. 6 The Little Dancer 3:02 Buy

    The Little Dancer

  7. 7 Two Jubilee Pieces 6:42 Buy

    Two Jubilee Pieces

  8. 8 Erlangen Polka 3:29 Buy

    Erlangen Polka

  9. 9 Surrey With the Fringe on the Top 2:51 Buy

    Surrey With the Fringe on the Top

  10. 10 Dream Angus 2:55 Buy
  11. 11 Irish Washerwoman 3:14 Buy

    Irish Washerwoman

  12. 12 Polymers 2:11 Buy

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