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Book of Grooves by Alejandro Vinao (Parts)

Model # BOGP By: Vinao Publications
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  • Overview

    • For Two 5.0 Octave Marimbas
    • Highly Artistic but Accessible
    • Transforms Grooves Throughout
    • Each Movement Worthy of Recital
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 21:40 Total
  • Item Details

    This product contains both individual parts. The combined score is sold separately.

    The marimba duet Book of Grooves by Alejandro Vinao explores the 'locking' and 'unlocking' of different grooves or feels in four movements for two advanced players. Each groove is first played in its normal, locked state...and then Alejandro begins to unravel them.

    This piece walks the line between being highly artistic and accessible to a wider audience - the movements all have moments that anybody can latch on to, but his transformation of this source material into new shapes keeps attentive listeners engaged.

    Both players will need highly developed musical and technical skills, with the ability to share melodic lines mid-phrase effortlessly. Each of the movements by themselves is worthy of recital programming at all levels.

    Movements include:
    • I. A Spanish Groove
    • II. Colours of a Groove
    • III. Texture Groove
    • IV. Dance Groove Drifting

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Duration: 21:40 Total (I - 6:00, II - 5:40, III - 4:30, IV - 5:30)

    Two 5.0 Octave Marimbas Required

  • Specifications

    Name Book of Grooves by Alejandro Vinao (Parts)
    Brand Vinao Publications
    Model # BOGP
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    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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