MARIMBA QUARTET

Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : Marimba Quartet
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Level : College
Composer / Arranger : Briggs, Matthew
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Total Number of Percussionists Required :4 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion
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Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : 4, 4.3, 4.6 & 5
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Publisher :Honeyrock Publishing
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Posted By : Jeff Moore    Date Posted: 20 February 2009 02:03:00 AM
3rd place winner in the 2000 PAS Composition Contest, Marimba Quartet is a virtuosic, 17 minute piece written in the four-movement structure of a classical string quartet. The first movement is highly neo-classical, in sonata-allegro form. The second utilizes a cyclic, self-transposing, jazzy harmonic progression in one voice as a foundation for floating melodic ideas in the other three parts. The third, "Scherzo Rhythmicus," is a tour de force in 20 eighth-note time, leading to a surprising 3/8 conclusion. The final movement is an all-out chromatic race (a la Dimitri Shostakovich) to the climatic final triad!
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