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Alborada del Gracioso (Ravel) (Download)

for percussion ensemble
Level: Advanced
Duration: 4:00
Personnel: 9 players
State Lists: Indiana | Florida | Texas
Release Date: 2006
Delivery Method: Direct Download
Product ID : TSPCE-08DL
Price: $41.00
Item #: TSPCE-08DL

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Recording live from the 2001 Santa Clara Vanguard percussion ensemble. Recording by Andrew Lee.


Description

James Ancona's percussion ensemble arrangement of Alborada del Gracioso recreates the colorful and vibrant work of Ravel's original. Originally written in 2001 and premiered by the Santa Clara Vanguard percussion ensemble, this arrangement will challenge performers and engage audiences with its accessible Spanish flair.

The middle section features a soloistic marimba cadenza which utilizes advanced 4-mallet rotations and is answered by colorfully scored ensemble interjections.

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • 3 vibraphones
  • 3 marimbas—low A
  • 5 timpani
  • Drums (snare drum, bass drum)
  • Cymbals (sizzle cym., hi-hat, suspended cymbal, Zildjian crash of doom, crash cymbals)
  • Tam tam
  • Accessories (tambourine, castanets, triangle)

Description

James Ancona's percussion ensemble arrangement of Alborada del Gracioso recreates the colorful and vibrant work of Ravel's original. Originally written in 2001 and premiered by the Santa Clara Vanguard percussion ensemble, this arrangement will challenge performers and engage audiences with its accessible Spanish flair.

The middle section features a soloistic marimba cadenza which utilizes advanced 4-mallet rotations and is answered by colorfully scored ensemble interjections.

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • 3 vibraphones
  • 3 marimbas—low A
  • 5 timpani
  • Drums (snare drum, bass drum)
  • Cymbals (sizzle cym., hi-hat, suspended cymbal, Zildjian crash of doom, crash cymbals)
  • Tam tam
  • Accessories (tambourine, castanets, triangle)


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