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...And Points North by Stuart Saunders Smith

Model # LSP-APN By: Smith Publications
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  • Overview

    • For Percussionist-Narrator
    • Soliloquy Punctuated By Instruments
    • Every Facet To Be Considered
    • Difficulty: Advanced +
    • Duration: 20:00
    • Requires Many Natural Objects
  • Item Details

    ...And Points North by Stuart Saunders Smith is technically a multi-percussion solo, but truly it is more of a theatrical soliloquy punctuated with percussion instruments. Performers who don't feel comfortable acting should look elsewhere.

    Inspired by Smith's sparsely-populated home state of Maine, this work was written programmatically about a heart's search for the soul of the North.

    Choosing to perform this piece is an endeavor - every single aspect of the performance must be considered. The instruments, staging, movements, facial expressions, and dramatic timing must all be examined.

    Difficulty: Advanced +

    Duration: 20:00


    • Movement I:
      • Tuned Metal Pipes (5), Wood Block, Finger Cymbal
      • Small Pitched Tibetan Prayer Cymbal
      • Small Opera Gong, Aluminum Washtub
    • Movement II:
      • Two Trees with Leaves (or Branches in a Christmas Tree Stand)
      • Glass Wind Chimes Mounted from Trees (12)
      • Rocks with High Iron Content (4)
      • Logs or Branches with Clear Pitch (Cut from Dead, Dried Trees)
    • Movement III:
      • Pod Rattles (3), Wood Block
      • Owl Hooter, Hawk Screamer, Audubon Bird Call
      • Pathways of Dead Leaves/Sticks/Twigs/Brush (2)

  • Specifications

    Name ...And Points North by Stuart Saunders Smith
    Brand Smith Publications
    Model # LSP-APN
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  • 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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