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5 Pieces pour Marimba Solo by Emmanuel Sejourne

Model # AL28878 By: Alphonse Leduc
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  • Overview

    • Balafon, Ambira, Akadinda, Generalife, Pretexte
    • 3 Traditional African-Inspired Solos
    • Many Alternative Stroke Types
    • Audience-Friendly
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • Four Solos Require 4 Octave Marimba
  • Item Details

    5 Pieces pour Marimba Solo by Emmanuel Sejourne contains a handful of short pieces that are all audience-friendly and accessible to advanced high school or early college percussionists. Each solo has a different compositional style:

    • Balafon is named after a Guinean percussion instrument and features a lot of playing on different zones of the bars to create color differences on the fly. The entire piece is a melody, with no harmony - it sounds like a traditional Guinean tune.
    • Ambira is inspired by Ethiopian rhythms, featuring bar dampening and intentional buzzing to recreate the sound of the actual ambira instrument.
    • Akadinda may be the most popular movement, featuring two completely independent lines that interweave (sometimes in a very complicated way) in a style inspired by the traditional Ugandan instrument of the same name.
    • Generalife is much more aggressive and rhythmic, and is suggested to be played in a brutal style.
    • Pretexte is a groovy, jazz-based solo completely unlike everything else in the book.

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Duration: 13:35 Total (2:15/3:10/1:45/2:25/4:00)

    Ambira requires a 4.5 octave marimba, all of the other solos need a 4 octave.

  • Specifications

    Name 5 Pieces pour Marimba Solo by Emmanuel Sejourne
    Brand Alphonse Leduc
    Model # AL28878
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    Compatible With4.0 Octave Marimba (Low C3), 4.3 Octave Marimba (Low A2), 4.5 Octave Marimba (Low F2), 4.6 Octave Marimba (Low E2), 5.0 Octave Marimba (Low C2)
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    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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