Jared Steward

Schlagzeuger

Since the early 1900s composers have started writing specifically for percussion as a solo instru-ment and as part of a chamber ensemble. Here are links to com-poser websites. If there is not an official website or well-written fan page then Wikipedia or a publisher's site has been used. I do review this every now and then but if you find any inactive links or even know of a better site, please let me know.
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Composers for percussion
Chamber groups with percussion
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Abe, Keiko (b. 1937)
Adams, John Luther (b. 1953)
Antheil, George (1900-1959) Ballet Mecanique site
Aperghis, Georges (b. 1945) (mostly in French)

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Babbit, Milton (b. 1916)
Bartok, Bela (1881-1945) Works list Bartok Memorial House
Becker, Bob (b. 1947)
Bennett, Richard Rodney (b. 1936)
Benson, Warren (1924-2005)
Beyer, Johanna (1888-1944)
Burritt, Michael (b. 1962)

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Cage, John (1912-1992) See also these pages: Autobiographical statement Indeterminacy Silence- scholarly discussion listserv.
Carter, Elliott (b. 1908)
Chavez, Carlos (1899-1942)
Childs, Barney (1926-2000)
Creston, Paul (1906-1985)
Crumb, George (b. 1929)

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Danner, Greg (b. 1958)
Davies, Sir Peter Maxwell (b. 1934)
Deitz, Brett William
Duckworth, William (b. 1943)

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Ewazen, Eric (b. 1954)

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Gann, Kyle (b. 1955)
Gillingham, David (b. 1947)

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Lou Harrison (1917-2003) Documentary project.
Guide to Lou Harrison's music manuscripts
Helble, Raymond (b. 1949)
Houllif, Murray (b. 1948)
Hovhaness, Alan (1911-2000)

J


Jager, Robert (b. 1939)

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Klatzow, Peter (b. 1945)
Kennedy, John (b. 1959)
Kopetzki, Eckhard (b. 1956) (In German)
Kraft, William (b. 1923)

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Lang, David (b. 1957)
Levitan, Daniel (b. 1953)
Long, Patrick (b. 1968)

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Mackey, Steven (b. 1956)
Maslanka, David (b. 1943)
Masson, Askell (b. 1953)
Mays, Walter
Miranda, Anthony
Miki, Minoru (b. 1930)

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Novotney, Eugene (b. 1960)

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Ortiz, Gabriela

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Parker, Philip (b. 1953)
Peck, Russell (b. 1945)
Peyton, Jeffrey (b. 1962)

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Reich, Steve (1936)
Reynolds, Belinda
Rihm, Wolfgang (b. 1952) Here's another good website in French
Rogers, John Fitz
Rosauro, Ney (b. 1952)
Rzewski, Frederic (b. 1938)

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Schuller, Gunther (b. 1925)
Schwantner, Joseph (b. 1943)
Sejourne, Emmanuel (b. 1961)
Sierra, Roberto (b. 1953)
Smith, J. B. (b. 1957)
Smith, Stuart Saunders (b. 1948)
Stasack, Jennifer (b. 1960)
Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1928-2007)
Stone, George Lawrence (1886-1967)
Stout, Gordon (b. 1952)
Susa, Conrad (b. 1935) or try this link at SF Conservatory.

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Takemitsu, Toru (1930-1996) (extensive biography). Try here for a complete list of works.
Ter Veldhuis, Jacob (b. 1951)
Torke, Michael (b. 1961)
Toub, David

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Ueno, Ken (b. 1970)

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Vinao, Alejandro (b. 1951)
Wourinen, Charles (b. 1938)

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Westlake, Nigel (b. 1958)
Wourinen, Charles (b. 1938)

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Xenakis, Iannis (1922-2001)

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Zivkovic, Nebojsa Jovan (b. 1962)