CREPUSCULES (3RD MARIMBA PRELUDE)

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Piece Title : Crepuscules (3rd Marimba Prelude)
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Composer / Arranger : Shiloah, Eldad
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Eldad Shiloah was born in France and raised in Jerusalem-Israel. He studied the recorder and Piano before switching to Percussion after having attended a summer course percussion workshop. Eldad completed his Bachelors degree at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem and his Masters degree (with distinction) at Indiana University. He also studied one year in Paris-France. All the while he took various theory and composition courses. He has played as Timpanist/Percussionist with various orchestras and is now First Percussionist with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, where he is also the Program Editor. Eldad has played with various contemporary music ensembles and has written texts for and has hosted children concert within various frames. He teaches percussion to children (8-18 years old) at the Jerusalem conservatory and the Natanya municipal conservatory. Eldad composes mainly for percussion, trying to compose "listener friendly" works. His works have been published by Alfonce Production (France) and Beurskens Editions (Holland). He resides in Natanya with his wife Bina (Dance teacher and choreographer) and their three children -Itai, Yoav and Na`ama.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion
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Written for / Commissioned by : Jose Garcia Manez
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and Youtube Channel Owner. Recorded / Provided by:
 Eldad Shiloah (Coming Soon...)
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Publisher :Alfonce Productions
Publishers Website :www.alfonce-production.com
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Year Composed / Copyright Date :2006 / 
Duration :7Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
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Sheet Music Available From :Please Contact the Composer      Check to see if in stock
Programme Notes / Performance Details : The piece starts with rolled chords that create a mysterious atmosphere. This then turns to weaving figures in sixteenth notes that first repeat the chord progression in a broken manner which in turn transform to a melody with an Oriental air. The texture becomes denser and thicker reaching a climax after which a dream like passage (in octaves) leads to the very last section which is agitated and exciting. Over a virtuosic bass ostinato fragments of the previous melodies appear in various guises. The music soars on and becomes coarser until a sudden drop onto the lower part of the Marimba. The very last sentences are calm and contemplating while evoking previous thematic material
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