Cop DramaCop Drama
Click to enlarge

Purchase

Cop Drama

for percussion ensemble and rhythm section
Level: Med-Advanced
Duration: 6:00
Personnel: 16 players
State Lists: Indiana | Florida | Texas
Release Date: 2008
Product ID : TSPCE-17
Price: $45.00
Item #: TSPCE-17


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


Description

Cop Drama is an homage to the groovy, retro sounds of classic American TV cop shows such as S.W.A.T, The Mod Squad, and The Streets of San Francisco. With a large ensemble of colorful sounds and stylized interpretation, Cop Drama is an enjoyable piece composed by Jim Casella for medium to advanced percussion ensembles.

A genre piece through and through, the rhythm section of guitar, keyboard, bass guitar, and drumset is the stylistic glue that keeps the mood intact. Combining the sounds of funky 70's cop rock, mysterious noir jazz, and modern themes in multiple meters, Cop Drama will provide some fun and entertainment during percussion ensemble concerts or indoor concert competitions.

This piece comes with a full, bound score and includes an MP3 recording and all individual parts available for printing on the included CD-Rom.

Instrumentation

  • Crotales (2 octaves, adaptable for 1)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Chimes
  • 2 vibraphones (with motor)
  • 4 marimbas (4.5-octave, low F)*
  • Drumset (5 piece)
  • Drums (snare drum, bongos, congas, djembe, 2 concert toms)
  • Cymbals (3 suspended cymbals, 2 splash cymbals, 2 sizzle cymbals)
  • Accessories (bell tree, vibraslap, woodblock, temple blocks, Chinese opera gong, triangle, ribbon crasher, large Zil-Bell, egg shaker, cabasa, 2 cowbells, wood guiro, metal guiro, flexatone, claves, high vibratone)
  • Tam tam
  • Bass guitar
  • Electric guitar (with wammy, wah, distortion,  and volume pedals)
  • Synthesizer (with funky rhodes and hammond B3 sounds)

*2 of the marimba parts can be adapted for 2 4.3-octave, low A marimbas.

Description

Cop Drama is an homage to the groovy, retro sounds of classic American TV cop shows such as S.W.A.T, The Mod Squad, and The Streets of San Francisco. With a large ensemble of colorful sounds and stylized interpretation, Cop Drama is an enjoyable piece composed by Jim Casella for medium to advanced percussion ensembles.

A genre piece through and through, the rhythm section of guitar, keyboard, bass guitar, and drumset is the stylistic glue that keeps the mood intact. Combining the sounds of funky 70's cop rock, mysterious noir jazz, and modern themes in multiple meters, Cop Drama will provide some fun and entertainment during percussion ensemble concerts or indoor concert competitions.

This piece comes with a full, bound score and includes an MP3 recording and all individual parts available for printing on the included CD-Rom.

Instrumentation

  • Crotales (2 octaves, adaptable for 1)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Chimes
  • 2 vibraphones (with motor)
  • 4 marimbas (4.5-octave, low F)*
  • Drumset (5 piece)
  • Drums (snare drum, bongos, congas, djembe, 2 concert toms)
  • Cymbals (3 suspended cymbals, 2 splash cymbals, 2 sizzle cymbals)
  • Accessories (bell tree, vibraslap, woodblock, temple blocks, Chinese opera gong, triangle, ribbon crasher, large Zil-Bell, egg shaker, cabasa, 2 cowbells, wood guiro, metal guiro, flexatone, claves, high vibratone)
  • Tam tam
  • Bass guitar
  • Electric guitar (with wammy, wah, distortion,  and volume pedals)
  • Synthesizer (with funky rhodes and hammond B3 sounds)

*2 of the marimba parts can be adapted for 2 4.3-octave, low A marimbas.


You may also like...

Unique use of timbre, texture, groove, and melody create a tour de force for percussion ensemble like only Gene Koshinski can!
Duration: 13:00 | Level: Med-Advanced
$48.00
Sky Music uses an accompanying low-brass octet to provide a warm background and additional melodic depth to a 7-player percussion ensemble.
Duration: 5:40 | Level: Advanced
$40.00
Odd Duck is a charming piece designed to introduce young players to the concept of odd meters, in this case 5/8, and how they can be broken down into groupings of 2 and 3.
Duration: 2:00 | Level: Easy
$30.00
Written in the style of a young Mozart, this charming and light mallet trio was written to develop reading large groups of notes at one time.
Duration: 2:35 | Level: Easy
$28.00
#TAPSPACE