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Three Preludes (Debussy) (Download)

“Bruyéres,” “Des Pas,” and “Général Lavine” arranged for percussion trio
Level: Advanced
Duration: 3:00 per movement
Personnel: 3 players
State Lists: Indiana | Florida | Missouri
Release Date: 2005
Product ID : TSPCE-09DL
Price: $32.00
Item #: TSPCE-09DL

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*recording performed by members of the University of Washington Percussion Ensemble.


Description

David Reeves' beautiful arrangements capture the essence of Debussy's most endearing famous piano preludes. A "chamber" piece in the truest sense, these preludes are written for three performers and require the utmost in musical sensitivity. Performers will have to maintain a strong command in understanding when the phrases will ebb and flow.

Included are: 

  • Bruyeres - Prelude No. V from book II.
  • Des pas sur la neige - Prelude No. VI from book I.
  • General Lavine - Prelude No. VI from book II 

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba—low A
  • 4 timpani

Description

David Reeves' beautiful arrangements capture the essence of Debussy's most endearing famous piano preludes. A "chamber" piece in the truest sense, these preludes are written for three performers and require the utmost in musical sensitivity. Performers will have to maintain a strong command in understanding when the phrases will ebb and flow.

Included are: 

  • Bruyeres - Prelude No. V from book II.
  • Des pas sur la neige - Prelude No. VI from book I.
  • General Lavine - Prelude No. VI from book II 

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba—low A
  • 4 timpani


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