Music for Pieces of Wood

Music for Pieces of Wood

Steve Reich is an American composer who pioneered minimal music in the med to late 1960’s. He uses simple, and audible processes to explore musical concepts, and Music for Pieces of Wood is a great example of this.

Music for Pieces of Wood, is a fine example of how something of interest can be made with only basic elements.

Music for Pieces of Wood is produced using Claves, which are a percussion instrument, consisting of a pair of short, thick dowels. Traditionally the are made of wood, typically rosewood, ebony or grenadilla.

When struck they produce a bright clicking noise. Claves are sometimes hollow and carved in the middle to amplify the sound, as seen in the Music for Pieces of Wood video.

Music for Pieces of Wood was used as part of the trailer for the well know series The Walking Dead, Season 8

Ensuring your wood is responsibly sourced

FSC® Chain of Custody Certification from forest to end-user ensures that FSC® materials and products have been checked at every stage of processing so that customers purchasing FSC® Chain of Custody labelled products can be confident that they are genuinely FSC® certified.

How to learn more about FSC® Chain of Custody Certification.

Interface NRM are a UKAS and ASI Accredited Certification Body who have office based in Telford and Bournemouth. We specialise in offering UKAS ISO 9001 2015, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001, FSC® and PEFC Chain of Custody Certification services.

You can visit the FSC® Chain of Custody page on our website to learn more about this.

If you would like to discuss this with us, then one of our team would be more than happy to help. You can call us on 01952 288325, initiate a live chat on our website or use our contact us form.

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