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Tale of the Dragon

for percussion ensemble
Level: Easy
Duration: 2:00
Personnel: 12 or more players
State Lists: Florida | Texas
Release Date: 2009
Delivery Method: Physical
Product ID : TSPCE-29
Price: $30.00
Item #: TSPCE-29

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


Description

Tale of the Dragon was designed by Brian Slawson to address musical elements often overlooked in selections commonly performed by young musicians. Designed for large elementary ensembles with no member limits, it is an inclusive piece intended for many uses.

It calls for Orff-style pitched instruments, as well as unpitched instruments and employs elements that are bound to help students develop valuable skills. In this case the tempo is quite slow, which always provides unique challenges for young players in performance. Also, the element of dynamics and how they affect the music will play a major role in helping students identify with the story being told through performance.

This piece comes with a full, bound score and includes a CD-ROM containing an audio recording and all individual parts available for printing.

Instrumentation

  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • 2 marimbas—(1) 4-octave, (1) low C
  • Bass drum
  • Gong
  • Accessories (triangle, Zil-bell, claves, maracas, vibraslap, temple blocks,
  • Drums (tom tom, bass drum)

Description

Tale of the Dragon was designed by Brian Slawson to address musical elements often overlooked in selections commonly performed by young musicians. Designed for large elementary ensembles with no member limits, it is an inclusive piece intended for many uses.

It calls for Orff-style pitched instruments, as well as unpitched instruments and employs elements that are bound to help students develop valuable skills. In this case the tempo is quite slow, which always provides unique challenges for young players in performance. Also, the element of dynamics and how they affect the music will play a major role in helping students identify with the story being told through performance.

This piece comes with a full, bound score and includes a CD-ROM containing an audio recording and all individual parts available for printing.

Instrumentation

  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • 2 marimbas—(1) 4-octave, (1) low C
  • Bass drum
  • Gong
  • Accessories (triangle, Zil-bell, claves, maracas, vibraslap, temple blocks,
  • Drums (tom tom, bass drum)


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