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stealing a moment... by Mark Ford

Model # S-MF-STE By: Innovative Percussion
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  • Overview

    • Four-Mallet Solo
    • Requires a 5 Octave Marimba
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 9:00 Minutes
  • Item Details

    Stealing a Moment... by Mark Ford is an incredibly versatile solo for marimba. While it features fast passages with tons of notes, like most advanced marimba solos do, the real challenge of this piece is in the finesse and the lyrical phrases. To effectively perform this piece, the player must have a well developed sense o musicianship as well as technical abilities. Stealing a Moment... is a perfect solo to schedule for a college jury or recital.

    Notes from the composer - "Stealing a Moment was premiered at the Katowice Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland on February 22, 2010. Originally entitled Stealing a Moment of Forgetfulness, the music contrasts a roaming hesitant theme with a simple melody. The roaming theme represents the routine of our daily lives and the simple melody represents everything beautiful. The simple melody is presented at first as a fragment which grows with each entrance. The roaming theme is gradually altered with each exposure to the simple melody. These themes combine at the end to create a flowing section representing the power of beauty and love in our daily lives. Bringing everything together, this final statement builds to a modulation that rises to a new key as the music spins away into silence."

  • Specifications

    Name stealing a moment... by Mark Ford
    Brand Innovative Percussion
    Model # S-MF-STE
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    Compatible With5.0 Octave Marimba (Low C2)
  • Returns & Shipping


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