|Posted By : Tapspace|
|Piece Title : Higuita!|
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|Dificulty Rating :|
|Level : Advanced|
|Composer / Arranger : Whibley, Stephen|
|Composer / Arranger Details:
Stephen Whibley studied at Chetham`s School of Music when he reached the 1994 Percussion final of BBC Young Musician of the Year, before entering the RNCM.
He is now a freelance percussionist with the Halle, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra`s and regularly works in Ireland. Stephen was also a founding member of 4-Mality percussion quartet with whom he has played at many of the world`s most prestigous concert halls.
As well as a very successful performer, Stephen also composes regularly for groups such as 4-Mality, Maraca2 Percussion Duo and the Apollo sax Quartet.
|Total Number of Percussionists Required :4 Percussionist(s)|
|Categories : Tuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble|
|Instrument / Discipline : 5 Octave Marimba|
|Instrumentation : 5 Octave Marimba (Low C)|
|Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : 5 Octave Marimba|
|Written for / Commissioned by : 4-MALITY percussion quartet|
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|Publisher :Tapspace Publications|
|Publishers Website :www.tapspace.com|
|Publisher Details :
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.
With a star-studded list of contributing artists, our works have been performed by thousands of percussionists around the world, and are being used daily to help shape and influence the rapidly growing percussive arts. This makes Tapspace a premier source for today`s most creative percussion literature.
|Year Composed / Copyright Date :1998 / 1998|
|No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2|
|Special Needs :N/A|
|Sheet Music Available From :www.tapspace.com|
|Programme Notes / Performance Details :
What has 8 legs, 61 keys, and is known as “El Loco?” ¡Higuita!, that’s what. You’ll have to read the program notes to find out why. This piece is written as a short, flashy encore piece to showcase four players sharing one marimba. Composed for the British percussion quartet 4-MALITY by Stephen Whibley (BBC Concert Orchestra percussionist), ¡Higuita! is a mad-fast guaracha that will sizzle when played with groovy flair. If audiences were wowed by your concert, they’ll be doing scorpion kicks for this encore! 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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