MUSIC FOR MULTI-PERCUSSION: A WORLD VIEW

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Piece Title : Music for Multi-Percussion: A World View
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Composer / Arranger : Campbell, James/Hill, Julie
Composer / Arranger Details:

James Campbell has received worldwide recognition as a performer, pedagogue and author, and is a respected figure in the development of the contemporary percussion ensemble. He has toured extensively throughout North, South, and Central America, Europe, and Asia. Currently Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, he also holds the positions of Principal Percussionist with the Lexington Philharmonic, drummer with the Kentucky Jazz Repertory Orchestra, and Past-President of the Percussive Arts Society.
Well known for his long past association with the internationally renowned Rosemont Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, Jim has served as their principal instructor, arranger, and Program Coordinator and was named to the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame in 2008. He was Percussion Director for the McDonald’s All-American High School Band and has performed at the International Society of Music Education World Conference, International Patagonia Percussion Festival, Journèes de la Percussion, PercuSonidos Percussion Festival, Australian Percussion Eisteddfod, MENC National In-Service Conference, Midwest Band & Orchestra Clinic, MusicFest Canada, All-Japan Band Clinic, Music for All World Percussion Symposium, state MEA conventions across the country, and frequently appears as an artist at the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions (PASIC).

Among his works for concert and marching percussion, Jim has published with Hal Leonard Publishing, C.L. Barnhouse Co., C. Alan Publications, Innovative Percussion, Row-Loff Productions, Meredith Music and Alfred Publications with whom he serves as Percussion Team Author for the Expressions Music Curriculum. Jim is an endorsee for Innovative Percussion, Evans Drumheads, Grover Pro Percussion and is a member of the Latin Percussion Educational Advisory Board.


Dr. Julie Hill, Associate Professor of Percussion at the University of Tennessee-Martin, has presented clinics and concerts at PAS Day of Percussion festivals and is a frequent guest lecturer and performer on the topic of Brazilian percussion at universities across the United States. As a member of the acclaimed Caixa Percussion Trio, Julie has performed in Mexico, Brazil, France, Puerto Rico, South Korea, and the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions. Caixa`s first CD, Commissioned Works, was released in 2008. Hill is the co-author of a collection of solos/duets entitled Music for Multi Percussion: A World View (Alfred Publications) and has numerous publications with Innovative Percussion and Row-Loff Productions, and her scholarly research has been published in Percussive Notes and the Garland World Music Encyclopedias.


In addition to her duties at UT-M, Dr. Hill serves on the international advisory board for Escola Dida, a project in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, dedicated to social transformation for black women and at-risk children through music. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Kentucky, a Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Tennessee-Martin. Hill is in demand as an academic speaker on the topic of music and social transformation.


Julie currently serves as secretary of the Percussive Arts Society as well as the TN PAS Vice-President and Webmaster. She was recently awarded the 2012 winner of the University of Tennessee at Martin`s Cunningham Outstanding Teacher/Scholar Award and selected as a recipient of the Hardy Graham Distinguished Professorship Award.

 

 

Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Untuned Percussion / Percussion Education
Instrument / Discipline : Mulitple Percussion Solo
Instrumentation : N/A
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : NA
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Publisher :Alfred Music
Publishers Website :www.alfred.com
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About

Alfred Music Publishing is the worlds largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfreds home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world, including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA.

History

Alfred Music Publishing was founded in New York, in 1922, by composer and musician Alfred Piantodosi. His modest Tin Pan Alley pop song catalog included such hits as Waiting for the Robert E. Lee and Ragtime Cowboy Joesongs that still generate revenue for the company today.

In 1928, the company was bought by Sam Manus, a violinist who provided background music for silent films. Sams son, Morty, and Mortys wife, Iris, began working for the company during the 1950s. Inspired by the need for quality music education products, Morty, a clarinetist and pianist, oversaw the development of an instructional series for accordion, followed by books for guitar, piano, and recorder.

Alfred developed significantly over the next decade and eventually outgrew its New York headquarters. In 1975, the main office was relocated to Los Angeles, and the distribution center was moved to upstate New York. Sharing their fathers vision, Mortys sons Steven and Ron joined the company in the 1980s. While continuing to develop the worlds leading instructional methods and performance music, they also expanded Alfred into the international market by establishing branches in Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

In 2005, Alfred purchased Warner Bros. Publications, acquiring the rights to Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. and the EMI Catalogue Partnership. Through this deal, Alfred gained the print rights of legendary publishers such as M. Witmark & Sons, Remick Music Corp., and T.B. Harms, Inc. Among the EMI holdings are the Robbins and Leo Feist catalogs, plus film music from United Artists, MGM, and 20th Century Fox.

As of 2010, Alfreds catalog includes over 90,000 currently active titles representing a wide range of well-known publicationsfrom methods such as Alfreds Basic Guitar, Alfreds Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George & Ira Gershwin, and brand names such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone, and Billboard.

Now in its third generation of Manus family leadership, Alfred is led by CEO Ron Manus and backed by a talented management team in seven offices worldwide. Under Rons leadership, Alfred has continued to expand, acquiring rights to ABKCO, S-1, Warner Bros. Studios, and establishing distribution deals with TASCAM, Mighty Bright, Ultimate Support, and others. Alongside this growth, Rons forward-thinking has lead to the recent announcement of the first-ever customizable instrumental methods Sound Innovations for Concert Band and Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, and his passion for protecting the environment has driven the company to begin printing books on 100% recycled paper.

Reference: http://www.alfred.com/Company/About.aspx 

Submitted with kind permission from Alfred Publishing.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2008 /  2008
Duration :UnknownMinutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :Various
Special Needs :NA
Sheet Music Available From :www.alfred.com      Check to see if in stock
Programme Notes / Performance Details :

Music for Multi-Percussion: A World View by James Campbell and Julie HIll is designed as a progression of complex skills required to play multi-percussion. Ten percussion solos and two duets are presented with the intention of being performed in recitals, auditions, studio classes and contests.

The collection of solos and duets is organized into four categories which focus on specific skill sets:

Category 1: Single instruments (or instrument set)
Category 2: Changing implements on a single instrument (or instrument set)
Category 3: Multiple instruments and implements
Category 4: Three- and four-way coordination

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