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Ionisation (1929–1931) is a musical composition by Edgard Varèse written for thirteen percussionists playing the following instruments:
3 Bass Drums, 2 Side Drums, 2 Snare Drums, Tarole, 2 Bongos, Tambourine, Tambour militaire, crash cymbal, suspended cymbals, 3 tam-tams, gong, 2 anvils, 2 trinagles, sleigh bells, chimes, celesta, piano, Chinese blocks, claves, maracas, castanets, slapstick, guiro, high & low sirens, and a lion's roar.