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solo for marimba and woodblock
Level: Med-Advanced
Duration: 5:00
State Lists: Texas | Florida
Release Date: 2015
Product ID : TSPCS15-004DL
Price: $18.00
Item #: TSPCS15-004DL

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Description

Chad Floyd’s solo Summer Treehouse is a wonderful new addition to the marimba repertoire. Both lyrical and groove-based, it strategically places a woodblock between the lower E-flat and G-flat bars to create a transformative new instrument of sorts. The woodblock represents the hammering of a treehouse being built by a neighbor while the transparent melodic and harmonic content implies the emotions of the young children for whom the treehouse is being built.

 

Written for a 4.3-octave (low A) marimba, there are sections that rely on both 2 and 4-mallet techniques as well as ghost notes, muting bars with the body, and clear delineation between the marimba and woodblock roles. While a mature understanding of nuance and independence is necessary, Summer Treehouse should be attainable by medium to medium-advanced players.

 

 

Performed by Chad Floyd

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

Instrumentation

  • Marimba—low A
  • Woodblock

Shared Recordings

Description

Chad Floyd’s solo Summer Treehouse is a wonderful new addition to the marimba repertoire. Both lyrical and groove-based, it strategically places a woodblock between the lower E-flat and G-flat bars to create a transformative new instrument of sorts. The woodblock represents the hammering of a treehouse being built by a neighbor while the transparent melodic and harmonic content implies the emotions of the young children for whom the treehouse is being built.

 

Written for a 4.3-octave (low A) marimba, there are sections that rely on both 2 and 4-mallet techniques as well as ghost notes, muting bars with the body, and clear delineation between the marimba and woodblock roles. While a mature understanding of nuance and independence is necessary, Summer Treehouse should be attainable by medium to medium-advanced players.

 

 

Performed by Chad Floyd

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

Instrumentation

  • Marimba—low A
  • Woodblock

Shared Recordings



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