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Genesis by Josh Gottry

Model # Gottry/G By: Gottry Percussion Publications
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  • Overview

    • Requires 4 Mallets
    • Very Tonal & Audience-Friendly
    • Many Arpeggiated Lines
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • Duration: 9:30
    • 5-Octave Requested, 4.3 Optional
  • Item Details

    Genesis by Josh Gottry is a programmatic 4-mallet marimba solo that conveys the biblical creation story, with different rhythmic structures serving as the key difference between each section. In the larger sense, the form of the work goes like this: Introduction/A B C A' B' C'/Chorale.

    Each section is given a special name to correspond with the appropriate part of the creation story: Void, Light, Land, Water, Sun and Moon, Fish and Birds, Animals, and Rest.

    Each section brings with it different hurdles. Students will need to be able to switch back and forth easily between many different non-standard time signatures, and will need a good understanding of how quintuplet subdivisions feel. Most of the piece focuses on arpeggiated lines that constantly move around.

    This solo is written for a 5-octave marimba, but it can be played up one octave if you do not have access to that large of an instrument. This piece is very friendly to the ear, and can serve as a good learning tool for students who need to work on their arpeggios. It's very appropriate for any church-related performances.

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Duration: 9' 30"

    Instrumentation: 5-Octave Marimba (4.3-Octave Option)

  • Specifications

    Name Genesis by Josh Gottry
    Brand Gottry Percussion Publications
    Model # Gottry/G
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    Author/ComposerGottry, Josh
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    State ListMissouri (Grade A)
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    Compatible With4.3 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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    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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