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The Best Of Nexus


Release Date: 08/26/1993 
Label:  Nexus   Catalog #: 10251   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  William CahnJohn CageEarle BirneyJoseph Green,   ... 
Performer:  Bob BeckerRobin EngelmanMichael CradenWilliam Cahn,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The Birds by William Cahn
Performer:  Bob Becker (Percussion), Robin Engelman (Percussion), Michael Craden (Percussion),
William Cahn (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Length: 9 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 
2.
Third Construction for 4 Percussionists by John Cage
Performer:  Bob Becker (Percussion), William Cahn (Percussion), Robin Engelman (Percussion),
Russ Hartenberger (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Venue:  Timothy Eaton Auditorium, Toronto 
Length: 12 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3.
Daybreak by Earle Birney
Performer:  Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), Earle Birney (Spoken Vocals), Robin Engelman (Percussion),
William Cahn (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion), Bob Becker (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Venue:  McClear Place, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
4.
McSimpton's annual boat excursion to Nanaino, June 1949 by Earle Birney
Performer:  Robin Engelman (Percussion), William Cahn (Percussion), Bob Becker (Percussion),
Earle Birney (Spoken Vocals), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Venue:  McClear Place, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5.
Xylophonia by Joseph Green
Performer:  Michael Craden (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion),
Robin Engelman (Percussion), William Cahn (Xylophone), Bob Becker (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Soundstage Studio, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 
6.
Frivolity by George Hamilton Green
Performer:  Robin Engelman (Percussion), William Cahn (Percussion), Bob Becker (Percussion),
John Harvey Wyre (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; USA 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  McClear Place, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
7.
Triplets by George Hamilton Green
Performer:  Robin Engelman (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion),
Bob Becker (Xylophone), William Cahn (Percussion), Michael Craden (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Soundstage Studio, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 
8.
The Humming Bird by George Hamilton Green
Performer:  Bob Becker (Percussion), William Cahn (Percussion), Robin Engelman (Percussion),
Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  McClear Place, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9.
Spanish Waltz by George Hamilton Green
Performer:  John Harvey Wyre (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), Robin Engelman (Percussion),
William Cahn (Percussion), Bob Becker (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  McClear Place, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
10.
Kobina by Nexus
Performer:  Michael Craden (Percussion), Bob Becker (Percussion), Robin Engelman (Percussion),
William Cahn (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  The Grange, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 
11.
Passage by Nexus
Performer:  Bob Becker (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion), William Cahn (Percussion),
Michael Craden (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), Robin Engelman (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 
12.
Amazing space by Nexus
Performer:  Bob Becker (Percussion), Russ Hartenberger (Percussion), William Cahn (Percussion),
Robin Engelman (Percussion), John Harvey Wyre (Percussion), Michael Craden (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an AAD recording. 

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