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Winter (Vivaldi) (Download)

from The Four Seasons
Level: Medium
Duration: 3:30
Personnel: 10 players
State Lists: Florida | Indiana
Release Date: 2009
Delivery Method: Direct Download
Product ID : TSPCE-27DL
Price: $36.00
Item #: TSPCE-27DL

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Note: flute on recording is not included in the arrangement.

Recording from "Bach on Wood Variations" courtesy of Belltone Records.


Description

Antonio Vivaldi is well-known as the Baroque composer of one of the most famous string pieces in history, The Four Seasons. Written in his distinctive style, Winter features melodies often broken into small phrases with forceful, syncopated rhythms, making it a perfect subject for percussion adaptation.

This arrangement for Winter has been heard worldwide on the popular album Bach on Wood which helped garner Brian Slawson a Grammy nomination for “Best New Classical Artist.”

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • 2 glockenspiels
  • Chimes
  • Vibraphone
  • 4 marimbas—(3) 4-octave, (1) low C
  • 32" timpano drum
  • High and low sleigh bells

Description

Antonio Vivaldi is well-known as the Baroque composer of one of the most famous string pieces in history, The Four Seasons. Written in his distinctive style, Winter features melodies often broken into small phrases with forceful, syncopated rhythms, making it a perfect subject for percussion adaptation.

This arrangement for Winter has been heard worldwide on the popular album Bach on Wood which helped garner Brian Slawson a Grammy nomination for “Best New Classical Artist.”

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • 2 glockenspiels
  • Chimes
  • Vibraphone
  • 4 marimbas—(3) 4-octave, (1) low C
  • 32" timpano drum
  • High and low sleigh bells


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