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This performance was a very interesting one. From the beginning the composer stated that theyhave nothing to say and that they are saying it. Then pulls out a timer and just turns the pages throughout the whole clip. This particular performance basically included no sound at all.7. Describe the style of music known as "Minimalism. What composer, studied in the unit lesson, was associated with this style?John Adams was associated with the Minimalism style. Minimalism is a twentieth-century western art music style which explores the limits of western sound, often combining nonwestern elements such as Indonesian gamelan or African polyrhythms with basic western harmonic structures.8. Name all the percussion instruments that you see in the particular performance of John Adams's Short Ride in a Fast Machine (included in the lesson on New Sounds and Techniques).Snare, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Timpani, Tambourine, Triangle, Xylophone9. In his interview on NPR (National Public Radio), what does John Adams say about the decisions he made about how to begin writing On the Transmigration of Souls.