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Aurora Borealis by John Thrower

Model # NMO11176 By: Norsk-Percussion
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  • Overview

    • Solo Marimba with 3 Percussionists
    • Thickly Orchestrated
    • Groovy and Jazzy
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 14:45
    • Requires 5.0 Octave Marimba
  • Item Details

    Aurora Borealis by John Thrower combines the forces of one solo marimbist and three accompanying percussionists to create a musical rendition of the northern lights. This groovy, complex work is an excellent choice for a higher level recital or percussion chamber concert.

    The marimba takes care of nearly all melodic content and remains in the spotlight for almost the entire piece, while the percussionists supply groove and harmony. All four players must have a lot of talent, but obviously the marimba part is much more challenging.

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Duration: 14:45


    • Player 1: Solo 5.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 2:
      • Metal Chimes, Glass Chimes, Wood Chimes
      • Temple Blocks, Bongos, Congas
      • Chocolo, Suspended Cymbal, Glockenspiel
    • Player 3: Vibraphone, Triangles (2), Crotales (2), Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 4:
      • Timpani (2), Bass Drum, Toms (2)
      • Amboss (or Three High-Pitched Metal Sounds), Gongs (2), Boof

  • Specifications

    Name Aurora Borealis by John Thrower
    Brand Norsk-Percussion
    Model # NMO11176
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 119354 not found]
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    Compatible With5.0 Octave Marimba (Low C2)
  • Returns & Shipping


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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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