TANK GIRL

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Piece Title : Tank Girl
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Composer / Arranger : Joyce, Kerryn
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Kerryn Joyce is currently an active member of the Sydney based drumming group, TAIKOZ. Since joining Taikoz, highlights have included working alongside original members of Sado-Ondekoza - Riley Lee, Eitetsu Hayashi and Takumi Takano. Prior to Joining TaikOz Kerryn completed a Bachelor of Music at the University of Queensland, a postgraduate Diploma of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and further studies in Holland. Kerryn later taught percussion at the University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology and the Queensland Conservatorium of Music-Young Conservatorium Program. A keen Interest in theatre and dance has led her to work with the Queensland Ballet Suzuki method movement/theatre group Frank. Kerryn performs and composes for the percussion duo, karak percussion.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :2 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble
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Instrumentation : N/A
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Written for / Commissioned by : Musical Paintings Project - Karak Percussion
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 Revolutions Team, (Rhythmscape)
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Publisher :Rhythmscape Publishing
Publishers Website :www.rhythmscape.com.au
Publisher Details : Rhythmscape Publishing is a leading specialist percussion publisher.
Year Composed / Copyright Date :2003 / 
Duration :7Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
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Tank Girl was part of a collaborative project, Musical Paintings with Australian visual artist, Dan Brock. Inspired by Brocks painting, "Tank Girl", based on the cult comic strip heroine of the same name, this composition features an insistent rhythmic ostinato on the marimba, virtuosic vibraphone lines and a touch of Afro-Cuban flavour. Highly virtuosic writing for both soloists is a feature of this marimba orientated work. Each instrument in this explosive duet is given a contrasting main theme. Players exchange roles as both accompanist and soloist a duel of the most exciting type. The vibraphone expresses its jazz history in its solo role with the marimba evoking an Afro-Cuban mood before seducing all with its Spanish/tango inspired cadenza. This highly tonal work concludes as evocatively as it began; easing the listener back down to earth hair slightly ruffled, heart beating faster.

Extra Performance Notes: 4 Mallets per player.  Piece can be played with a 4 1/3 octave marimba OR a 5 octave marimba.

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