STRIKE, SHAKE, & STOMP

Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : Strike, Shake, & Stomp
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Dificulty Rating :
Level : Easy
Composer / Arranger : Frock, George (1938-)
Composer / Arranger Details:

George Frock holds the title of Professor Emeritus at The University of Texas. He retired in the spring of 2001, after serving for 35 years as Director of the percussion program. He also contributed to the School of Music administration, having served as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Director of the School of Music, and was the founder of the Longhorn Music Camp. He is nationally recognized as a teacher, performer, and composer, and also served as Principal Timpanist for the Austin Symphony Orchestra, a position he held for thirty-seven seasons. Under Professor Frock`s direction the University of Texas Percussion Ensemble become well known through appearances at numerous conventions, including the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, MENC, and CBDNA. They have premiered several works for percussion and have recorded for the CRI label. He continues to serve as an Educational Consultant and Clinician for the Ludwig/Musser Division of the Conn-Selmer Co., and was formerly a member of the artist faculty for the International Festival Institute at Round Top, Texas. He regularly contributes reviews of percussion publications for PERCUSSIVE NOTES, the official publication of the Percussive Arts Society.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :9 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Untuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble / Percussion Education
Instrument / Discipline : Percussion Ensemble
Instrumentation : Claves (x2) / Drum Kit / Maracas (x2) / Shekere / Tambourine / Temple Block / Wood Block
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : high and low claves, woodblock, temple block, tambourine, high and low maracas, shekere, drum set
Written for / Commissioned by : Not a Commissioned Work
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 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 :1996 /  1997
Duration :6Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2
Special Needs :N/A
Sheet Music Available From :www.c-alanpublications.com/      Check to see if in stock
Programme Notes / Performance Details :

The ensemble is made up of two quartets and the drumset (who plays with both): the “Shaker Quartet” and the “Striker Quartet.”. The piece features much call and response between the two groups and merges them in the end. Perfect for young percussionists needing ensemble experience.

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