AGUA DE BEBER

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Piece Title : Agua de Beber
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Composer / Arranger : Jobim, Antonio Carlos & de Moraes, Vinicius; arr. Hicks, Ralph
Composer / Arranger Details: First and foremost a teacher, Ralph Hicks feels blessed to have been influenced by amazing and dedicated teachers. He couldn t have asked for better models for making a meaningful impact on the life of a young musician. Ralph is a product of the highly successful Spring HS Band program (Spring, TX), winning two Texas 5A State Marching Championships, one BOA Grand National Championship, a PAS Call for Tapes, and a naming to the 1995 Texas All State Orchestra. Receiving a full scholarship to the University of Kentucky, Ralph studied Percussion under Professor James B. Campbell. In 1996 he took first place in the PAS International Vibraphone Solo competition. In 1997 he was a member of the Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps and was named a Yamaha Young Performing Artist. His performing days behind him, Ralph currently teaches beginning Saxophone and Percussion at Mitchell Intermediate in The Woodlands, TX (Conroe ISD). He is also owner of The Percussion Studio, LLC, providing providing community performance opportunities for developing Percussionists, and Health & Wellness activities for special needs children, addiction recovery centers, and memory care/ retirement centers. In 2012, Mr. Hicks was Mitchell Intermediate’s Teacher of the Year and named Conroe ISD Outstanding Teacher in the Arts by The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council. As a composer, he has spent the last fifteen years composing and arranging for schools across Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Kentucky. Ralph lives in his hometown of Spring, TX, with his wife Marcail and two children, Brooklynn and William. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Texas Music Educators Association, the Percussive Arts Society, and is endorsed by Innovative Percussion.
Total Number of Percussionists Required :7 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Percussion Ensemble / Percussion Education
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Instrumentation : 4 1/3 Octave Marimba (Low A) / Bass Guitar / Congas (Set of) / Cow Bell / Drum Kit / Glockenspiel / Guiro / Shaker / Vibraphone / Xylophone
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Tapspace™ is a publishing company specializing in creative percussion music. Formed in 1998 and stationed in Portland, Oregon, USA, Tapspace has a refined niche focusing on educational and appealing concert percussion ensembles, solos, duets, rudimental percussion music, steel band music, and other educational materials.

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Year Composed / Copyright Date :2012 / 
Duration :3Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2
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Programme Notes / Performance Details :"Agua de Beber" (”water to drink”), arranged by Ralph Hicks, is the introduction to Brazilian bossa nova you’ve been waiting for. This classic chart by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes has been heard just about everywhere except in a percussion ensemble setting…that is, until now! This arrangement features some subtle introductions into the world of improvised music charts such as vamps, optional soloing, and a part for bass guitar. Hicks further offers some tips on how to achieve some true bossa nova flavor and on ways to get creative with the arrangement. With a performance time of 2:25 minutes, this is the perfect groovy little supplement for your next concert. This piece comes with a full, bound score and includes a CD-Rom containing an audio recording and all individual parts available for printing.
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