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Pieces of Eight

for percussion ensemble
Level: Advanced
Duration: 7:00
Personnel: 8 players
State Lists: Indiana
Release Date: 2002
Product ID : TSPCE-03
Price: $30.00
Item #: TSPCE-03

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Description

Pieces of Eight is a minimalist piece for eight percussionists on pitched instruments. David Reeves has masterfully captured a spiritual essence which evokes emotion in both performers and listeners alike. Some sections are written in strict meter, while other phrases are left to the discretion of the conductor or performers, ensuring a different experience with each performance.

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

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • 3 vibraphones
  • 3 marimbas—low A
  • 5 timpani

Description

Pieces of Eight is a minimalist piece for eight percussionists on pitched instruments. David Reeves has masterfully captured a spiritual essence which evokes emotion in both performers and listeners alike. Some sections are written in strict meter, while other phrases are left to the discretion of the conductor or performers, ensuring a different experience with each performance.

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

Instrumentation

  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • 3 vibraphones
  • 3 marimbas—low A
  • 5 timpani


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