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for percussion ensemble
Level: Advanced
Duration: 7:00
Personnel: 8 players
State Lists: Indiana
Release Date: 2002
Product ID : TSPCE-03DL
Price: $30.00
Item #: TSPCE-03DL

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Description

Pieces of Eight is a minimalist piece for eight percussionists on pitched instruments. David Reeves has masterfully captured a spiritual essence which evokes emotion in both performers and listeners alike. Some sections are written in strict meter, while other phrases are left to the discretion of the conductor or performers, ensuring a different experience with each performance.



Use of this product is governed by the license terms outlined here.

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • 3 vibraphones
  • 3 marimbas—low A
  • 5 timpani

Description

Pieces of Eight is a minimalist piece for eight percussionists on pitched instruments. David Reeves has masterfully captured a spiritual essence which evokes emotion in both performers and listeners alike. Some sections are written in strict meter, while other phrases are left to the discretion of the conductor or performers, ensuring a different experience with each performance.



Use of this product is governed by the license terms outlined here.

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • 3 vibraphones
  • 3 marimbas—low A
  • 5 timpani


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