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Five Movements by Hsueh-Yung Shen

Model # 01270 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • For 4 Players
    • 5 Movements
    • Difficulty: Medium
    • Duration: 19' 00"
    • Multiple Meters
    • Expressive Sections
  • Item Details

    Five Movements by Hsueh-Yung Shen, for four players, is the third version of the original piece of work (known as Five Sketches) which was written in 1970. It used to be written for three players, but this version was recasted for four. The piece as a whole was revised and polished, while still remaining a classic treat to play. It utilizes polyrhythms, meter changes, multiple tempos and fosters musical expressiveness from all members of the ensemble.

    There are five movements through out the whole work. I. Preludio is the first piece that is packed full of changing meters and polyrhythms - enough to keep any percussionist happy. The second movement, II. Notturno is a slower movement that allows the musicality of the performers shine through, as well as show off the vivid personalities of all the included instruments. The first piece, III. Interludio, is the transition piece that leads to the fourth piece, IV. Diurno.Diurno uses complex meters and diverse dialogue between instruments that will peak your audience's interest all the way to the closer, V. Postludio.


    • Player 1: Timpani (4), Marimba, Sleigh Bells, Wind Chimes
    • Player 2: Xylophone, Triangles (3), Maraca, Vibraslap, Guiro, Hi Hat, Snare Drum, Field Drum
    • Player 3: Glockenspiel, Chimes, Claves, Concert Toms (4), Bass Drum
    • Player 4: Vibraphone, Wood Block, Cowbell, Suspended Cymbals (3), Gongs (3)

  • Specifications

    Name Five Movements by Hsueh-Yung Shen
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 01270
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 87600 not found]
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    Number of Orchestra Bells1
    Number of Crotales
    Number of Vibes1
    Number of Chimes1
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    Number of Marimbas1
    Number of Timpani Sets1
    Includes Rhythm SectionNo
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    Author/ComposerShen, Hsueh-Yung
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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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