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Four Dances for Percussion Ensemble

Level: Medium
Duration: 8:30
Personnel: 8+ players
Release Date: 2014
Product ID : TSPCE-97
Price: $42.00
Item #: TSPCE-97

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Description

Four Dances for Percussion Ensemble by Rick Dior is a crowd pleasing, groove-based work for intermediate percussion ensemble consisting of four contrasting movements held together by reappearing rhythmic and melodic motifs. These elements are derived from several different musical cultures and are performed on standard orchestral percussion as well as South American, Asian, and African percussion instruments.

This piece comes as a professionally printed and bound score and includes individual parts in PDF format for printing or for tablet viewing.

Instrumentation

  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Marimba—4-octave
  • 4 timpani
  • Drums (4 concert toms*, concert bass drum, snare drum, field or tenor drum, bongos, congas,
  • Cymbals & gongs (crash cymbal, 2 suspended cymbals with bass bow, tam tam, temple gong, wind gong, 3 small Chinese opera gongs)
  • Accesories (2 sets of finger cymbals, 2 small tambourines, orchestral headed tambourine, 2 caxixi, shaker, wooden winchimes, LPTM Vibratone, high and low pitched claves)

*10"-12"-14"-16"

Description

Four Dances for Percussion Ensemble by Rick Dior is a crowd pleasing, groove-based work for intermediate percussion ensemble consisting of four contrasting movements held together by reappearing rhythmic and melodic motifs. These elements are derived from several different musical cultures and are performed on standard orchestral percussion as well as South American, Asian, and African percussion instruments.

This piece comes as a professionally printed and bound score and includes individual parts in PDF format for printing or for tablet viewing.

Instrumentation

  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Marimba—4-octave
  • 4 timpani
  • Drums (4 concert toms*, concert bass drum, snare drum, field or tenor drum, bongos, congas,
  • Cymbals & gongs (crash cymbal, 2 suspended cymbals with bass bow, tam tam, temple gong, wind gong, 3 small Chinese opera gongs)
  • Accesories (2 sets of finger cymbals, 2 small tambourines, orchestral headed tambourine, 2 caxixi, shaker, wooden winchimes, LPTM Vibratone, high and low pitched claves)

*10"-12"-14"-16"


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