A FAREWELL TO THOSE LEFT BEHIND

Posted By : Mozart
Piece Title : A Farewell to Those Left Behind
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Composer / Arranger : Ferchen, Tim
Composer / Arranger Details: Born in 1947 in the United States. Timothy Ferchen is a percussionist, who has studied music with the lead of William Street, John Beck and Jack Moore. In 1972 he joined Steve Reich And Musicians. He moved to Finland in 1974, and he has been a member of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra since 1977. In 1984 he founded The Breath Ensemble.
Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion
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Written for / Commissioned by : Ronni Kot Wenzell
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and Youtube Channel Owner. Recorded / Provided by:
 Ronni Kot Wenzell
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Publisher :Edition Svitzer
Publishers Website :www.editionsvitzer.com
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Edition Svitzer is an innovative music publisher and booking agency. We want to serve you - both by providing premium quality sheet music by modern composers, and by making it possible to hear this music performed live by top soloists and ensembles, world-wide.

It is our wish that the high quality of our sheet music will nurture the relationship between musician and musical work, and provide years of continued pleasure. By the same token, we want to assure our customers the best possible live musical experience from our booking agency. We believe that our backgrounds as musicians enable us to handpick the artists that will make this possible.

 

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2009 / 
Duration :5Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
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Sheet Music Available From :www.editionsvitzer.com/archive_valgt.php?id_vaerk=89      Check to see if in stock
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In August of 2005 a hurricane by the name of Katrina hit the southern coast of the United States. It left in its wake thousands of people dead, and many more without homes. In New Orleans, where 80% of the city was flooded, many of the poor and elderly unable to escape or be rescued were never saved. This piece is dedicated to them.


Performance notes

The motor on the vibraphone should be on as slowly as possible. For the sake of clarity, most of the pedal marks have been left off. The piece should be played as legato as possible. Any special pedaling are marked and the use of mallet dampening should be used to control the movement of single notes within the harmony. The choice of mallets is left to the performer, but they should be medium soft- medium. Accidentals refer only to notes within the same measure and within the same octave.

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