RIMBADANCE

Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : RimbaDance
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Dificulty Rating :
Level : Junior / Senior
Composer / Arranger : McCarthy, Daniel (1955-)
Composer / Arranger Details:

Daniel McCarthy`s music is standard repertoire throughout the world, particularly for percussion, marimba, chamber, and symphonic band. His music is recorded on Centaur, d`note Classics, Gesparo, Klavier Records. A recipient of numerous awards and grants in composition, he has received four nominations for the Pulitzer Prize and the Grawemeyer Award.

McCarthy is currently Chair of the Composition and Theory Section at the University of Akron School of Music. He is the founder /Director of the American New Arts Festival in Akron, Ohio, founder of the Midwest Composers? Forum, and former Co-chair of the Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival. During the summer, McCarthy teaches composition at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.  Daniel McCarthy has been Conductor of the Interlochen Festival Orchestra, The Terre Haute Symphony Youth Orchestra, and has been guest conductor of The Cleveland Chamber Symphony, The Columbia Symphony Orchestra, and the Interlochen Arts Camp Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Intermediate Band.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :2 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble
Instrument / Discipline : Marimba & Percussion Duet
Instrumentation : Bongos (Set of) / Kick Bass Drum / Maraca / Non-Resonant Metal Sound / Sizzle Cymbal / Snare Drum / Tam-Tam / Timbales / Tom (x2) / Vibraphone
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : NA
Written for / Commissioned by : Atlantis Percussion Duo
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and Youtube Channel Owner. Recorded / Provided by:
 C Alan Publications
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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
Publishers Website :www.c-alanpublications.com
Publisher Details :

C. Alan Publications was founded in 1989 to fill a need for high-quality percussion literature.  Since that time, they have adhered to the highest standards of music integrity in the percussion music they publish.  In 1997, they added a line of concert band music to their catalogue, which continues to flourish.  More recently they added music for orchestra (youth, string and full), brass ensemble, chorus, jazz ensemble and chamber ensembles. 

In addition they are the sole distributor of 'Whole Sum Productions' percussion catalogue (WS).  Their music receives extensive exposure through performances on international concerts, clinics and conventions and is widely available on compact disc.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2000 /  2000
Duration :10Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :Various
Special Needs :NA
Sheet Music Available From :www.c-alanpublications.com      Check to see if in stock
Programme Notes / Performance Details :

Commissioned by the Atlantis Percussion Duo, Rimbadance uses timbral notation for the percussion part, indicating pitches for each percussion instrument in the set-up. After a free, improvisatory opening for the marimba, the vibraphone begins a sixteenth ostinato while the marimba plays fast runs and arpeggios over top. The multiple percussion set-up creates a fascinating dialogue with the marimba throughout the rest of the piece, driving all the way to the end.

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Posted By : Jeff Moore    Date Posted: 26 February 2009 03:50:00 AM
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