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Scenes from the Woods (Download)

for marimba quartet
Level: Advanced
Duration: 8:15
Personnel: 4 players
State Lists: Missouri | Florida | Texas
Release Date: 2011
Delivery Method: Direct Download
Product ID : TSPCE-61DL
Price: $36.00
Item #: TSPCE-61DL

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All sounds used in this recording were generated from Virtual Drumline software also by Tapspace.


Description

An energetic and masterful work by composer and percussionist Brian Blume, Scenes from the Woods is a quartet written for a circle of marimbas. Additionally, each player is assigned to a differing woodblocks. As Blume states in the program notes, "This piece is a look back at some of the special times I spent in the woods near my parents’ house: a fast-paced game of tag or hide-and-seek; the quiet moments of solitude and reflection; a mysterious, foggy evening; the sun’s rays slicing through the canopy of trees; and making the most of a rainy day."

Scenes from the Woods was written for the Center Grove percussion ensemble (Josh Torres, director) to be premiered at the 2011 Percussive Arts Society International Convention.

Instrumentation

  • 4 marimbas—(2) low A, (2) low C
  • 4 woodblocks (high to low)

Shared Recordings

Description

An energetic and masterful work by composer and percussionist Brian Blume, Scenes from the Woods is a quartet written for a circle of marimbas. Additionally, each player is assigned to a differing woodblocks. As Blume states in the program notes, "This piece is a look back at some of the special times I spent in the woods near my parents’ house: a fast-paced game of tag or hide-and-seek; the quiet moments of solitude and reflection; a mysterious, foggy evening; the sun’s rays slicing through the canopy of trees; and making the most of a rainy day."

Scenes from the Woods was written for the Center Grove percussion ensemble (Josh Torres, director) to be premiered at the 2011 Percussive Arts Society International Convention.

Instrumentation

  • 4 marimbas—(2) low A, (2) low C
  • 4 woodblocks (high to low)

Shared Recordings



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