Third Coast Percussion performs Philippe Manoury’s Le Livre des Claviers – III – Sextour de Sixxens (Book of Keys, movement III: Sextet for Sixxen). Sixxen are metallic keyboard instruments that Iannis Xenakis developed specifically for his masterpiece Pléiades.

What are your reactions to the sound of these instruments? If you have been lucky enough to see all of Manoury’s six movement work live what impression did it leave on you? Leave your comments below.

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Originally posted on DrumChattr on January 2, 2011.

Dave Gerhart

Dr. Dave Gerhart, Product Manager, Percussion for Yamaha Corporation of America and Lecturer of Percussion at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU, Long Beach, is a nationally recognized performer, composer, and educator. Dr. Gerhart, originally from Fairfield, California, holds a D.M.A. from the University of Southern California, M.M. in Percussion Performance and Instrumental Conducting and a B.M. in Music Education from California State University, Long Beach.
Dave Gerhart

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