What has 8 legs, 61 keys, and is known as â€śEl Loco?â€ť ÂˇHiguita!, thatâ€™s what. Youâ€™ll have to read the program notes to find out why. This piece is written as a short, flashy encore piece to showcase four players sharing one marimba.
Composed for the British percussion quartet 4-MALITY by Stephen Whibley (BBC Concert Orchestra percussionist), ÂˇHiguita! is a mad-fast guaracha that will sizzle when played with groovy flair. If audiences were wowed by your concert, theyâ€™ll be doing scorpion kicks for this encore!
This piece comes with a full, bound score and includes a CD-Rom containing an audio recording and all individual parts available for printing.
All percussion sounds used in this recording were generatedÂ from VirtualÂ Drumline software also by Tapspace.
Clean and beautiful, with creative use of instrumentation in the accompanying ensemble, this solo makes excellent use of changing meters.
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