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Ellipsis by Nathan Daughtrey

Model # 17000 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • For 8 Percussionists
    • Quick and Full of Motion
    • Fast-Slow-Fast Structure
    • Lots of Time Signature Changes
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • Duration: 5:00
  • Item Details

    Ellipsis by Nathan Daughtrey, for 8 percussionists, is a spritely piece that never runs out of forward energy. The marimbas and vibraphones in particular are constantly moving in 16th note patterns across the keyboard.

    The piece begins with flowing scales over top of accented percussion and grooves, which eventually moves towards a slower, quieter middle section, and coming back out again with even more energy than before to finish out strongly.

    It was written for a middle school group, but most high school students will be up against a challenge to play this piece cleanly and musically! The licks are challenging, and there are many time signature changes, including 6/8 and 7/8.

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Duration: 5:00


    • Player 1: Bells, Xylophone, Wood Blocks (2)
    • Player 2: Vibraphone, Bongos
    • Player 3: 4-Octave Marimba, Concert Toms (2)
    • Player 4: 4.3-Octave Marimba, Low Concert Toms (2)
    • Player 5: Timpani, Wind Chimes
    • Player 6: Suspended Cymbal, Hi Hats, Gong
    • Player 7: Snare Drum
    • Player 8: Bass Drum

    From the composer: Ellipsis: A mark or series of marks (...) that usually indicate an intentional omission of a word or a phrase from the original text. An ellipsis can also be used to indicate a pause in speech, an unfinished thought.

    Ellipsis was commissioned by the middle school ensembles of the Spring Independent School District in Houston, TX. - Nathan Daughtrey

  • Specifications

    Name Ellipsis by Nathan Daughtrey
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 17000
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 88084 not found]
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    Number of Crotales
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    Number of Chimes
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    DifficultyMedium +
    Number of Mallets8
    Number of Performers8
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    Author/ComposerDaughtrey, Nathan
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    State ListIndiana (Group I), Texas (Grade 2), Florida (Grade 4), Ohio (Class A)
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  • Returns & Shipping


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    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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