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Drum Dances for Percussion Ensemble (Facsimile)

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John Psathas: Drum Dances for Percussion Ensemble (Percussion Ensemble)

Solo Percussion and Mallet Quintet

A facsimile copy of the composer's manuscript of this work is available for purchase as a study score for reference and study. This material is a copy of the original composer's manuscript and is not edited or formatted for publication. This service is only available to individuals and may not be resold. (Retailers, trade customers, institutions and libraries with requests for this work, please advise your customers and patrons to contact us directly for availability: info@promethean-editions.com). The provision of this service, and/or circulation of copies of the manuscript, does not constitute the copy as a publication or published edition under the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.

This Facsimile Edition is a copy of the study score and performance parts.

About the work

Originally commissioned by Dame Evelyn Glennie for drum kit and piano, Drum Dances is now available for percussion ensembles with this new arrangement by Dr. Omar Carmenates, Assistant Prof. of Percussion, Furman University, USA. It features one drum kit soloist with five mallet players on two vibraphones, two marimbas, one xylophone, one glockenspiel, three gongs and crotales.

Each of the four dances is stimulated by a certain rhythmic interaction possible between the performers. The work is heavily influenced by jazz and rock music, particularly that of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Psathas was greatly inspired by the drumming of Dave Weckl, the very different piano styles of Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea, and the enormous energy in the music of guitarists like Steve Vai.

Visit the publisher's website for more information about the work and publication.

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John Psathas
Softback score and parts

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