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b. 1888 - 1944


   Born in Leipzig and moved to the United States at the age of 35. After studying at various schools in New York and individually with Dane Rudhyar, Charles Seeger, Henry Cowell and Ruth Crawford, she began a highly productive and interesting period of composition which lasted from 1932 to almost 1940. She was one of the first composers of the Western wold to focus on percussion.
   IV is unusual in that any percussion instruments may be used for the seven parts. In choosing the instruments, the percussionists should use the instruments to enhance the highly formalistic structure of the piece.

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IV (1935)
for percussion nonet
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