Posted By : llawless
Piece Title : Fandango and Fugue in A Minor
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Composer / Arranger : Lawless, Larry
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Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion
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Written for / Commissioned by : Doug Walter, John Lane, Aaron Bagby
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Publisher :Innovative Percussion, Inc.
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Innovative Percussion is a mallet and stick manufacturer based in Nashville Tennessee. They also distribute publications of a high quality. For more information logon to

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2009 / 
Duration :8Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
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The opening to this challenging work is loosely based on the Spanish folk dance that is an offshoot of the Flamenco style. It begins with a 4 against 3 independence exercise that outlines the Andalusian cadence associated with the fandango, followed by a rubato singing style cadenza, into the main section reminiscent of the Spanish guitar pieces so often adapted to marimba. A full blown fugue follows that stretches the players ability to juggle four voices at the same time, but relates back to the fandango with intervening stretto and a closing restatement using the Fandango rhythms and cadence.

"This unaccompanied four-mallet marimba solo is divided into two components: a b
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