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Apocalyptic Etude by Dave Hall

Model # 16610 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • Four Mallets
    • Intermediate+ Difficulty
    • Tonal and Aggressive
    • Duration - 6:00
    • 5 Octave Marimba Required
  • Item Details

    Start practicing your triple laterals (or use this piece as an excuse to get them up to speed). Apocalyptic Etude is a lively solo written in a style very similar to many classical composers like Beethoven, but with modern tonal and rhythmic languages. This medium-difficult solo would work well for any moderately advanced percussionist. A bit of the music can be read here.
    • Instrumentation: 5-Octave Marimba
    • Duration - 6:00
    • Difficulty - Intermediate+
    From the composer: Apocalyptic Etude was composed and premiered in the fall of 2009 at the University of North Texas. The title is meant to reflect the predominantly dark harmonies as well as the virtuosic and technical nature of the piece. Like most music I write, this piece is inspired by a combination of composers, most notably Beethoven, Chopin, Thelonious Monk, and Wayne Shorter. Though I don't purposely try to evoke or quote a specific composer or period, I think the fusion of classical and modern soloistic idioms and harmonies is evident in the piece.
  • Specifications

    Name Apocalyptic Etude by Dave Hall
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 16610
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    Compatible With5.0 Octave Marimba (Low C2)
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