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Escape Velocity by Dave Hall

Model # 15400 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • For Percussion Quartet
    • Influenced by Drum n' Bass
    • Fast and Energetic
    • Bartok-Like Melodies
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 4:40
  • Item Details

    Escape Velocity by Dave Hall is an advanced piece for percussion quartet influenced by the melodic ideas of Bela Bartok and the grooves of "Drum 'n Bass" musical style.

    Each of the four percussionists will need chops on their respective instruments to play all of the intricate and fast-moving licks, often calling for quick switches from one instrument to another and back.

    Escape Velocity will be sure to entertain audiences; it's not painfully long, it's very groovy, and it's exciting!

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Duration: 4:40


    • Player 1: Vibraphone, Snare Drum, Alien Disc, Hi Hats
    • Player 2: 4.3-Octave Marimba, Splash Cymbal, Ribbon Crasher
    • Player 3: 5-Octave Marimba, Splash Cymbal, Opera Gong
    • Player 4: Bass Drum, Djembe, Rain Stick, Sizzle Cymbal, China Cymbal, Spiral Cymbal

    From the composer: Escape Velocity was composed in the Spring of 2008 for the TCU Percussion Ensemble. The quartet features three keyboards and a djembe part, although each player plays several other percussion instruments, often simultaneously with their primary part. This piece is influenced by the music of Bela Bartok as well as "drum n' bass" artists like Venetian Snares and Aphex Twin. - Dave Hall

  • Specifications

    Name Escape Velocity by Dave Hall
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 15400
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 88035 not found]
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    State ListTexas (Grade 1), Missouri (Grade A)
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    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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