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Alborada del Gracioso by Maurice Ravel arr. James Ancona

Model # TSPCE-08 By: Tapspace
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    Ensemble Alborada del Gracioso
    Composed by Maurice Ravel
    Arranged by James Ancona

    Instrumentation: 2 glockenspiel, 3 marimbas (low A), xylophone, crotales, 3 vibraphones, 5 timpani, sizzle cymbal, snare drum, castanets, crotales, triangle, hi-hat crash cymbals, suspended cymbal, tambourine, Zildjian crash of doom, bass drum, tam tam

    This percussion ensemble arrangement of Alborada del Gracioso recreates the colorful and vibrant work of Ravel's original. Originally written in 2001 and premiered by the Santa Clara Vanguard percussion ensemble, this arrangement will challenge performers and engage audiences with its accessible Spanish flair.

    The middle section features a soloistic marimba cadenza which utilizes advanced 4-mallet rotations and is answered by colorfully scored ensemble interjections.

    Alborada del Gracioso comes with a full, bound score and includes all individual parts available for printing on included CD-Rom.

  • Specifications

    Name Alborada del Gracioso by Maurice Ravel arr. James Ancona
    Brand Tapspace
    Model # TSPCE-08
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 20632 not found]
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    Number of Orchestra Bells1
    Number of Crotales1
    Number of Vibes3
    Number of Chimes
    Number of Pans
    Number of Xylophones1
    Number of Marimbas3
    Number of Timpani Sets1
    Includes Rhythm SectionNo
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    DifficultyAdvanced, Advanced +, Medium +
    Number of Performers9
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    Author/ComposerRavel, Maurice
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    State ListIndiana (Group I), Texas (Grade 1), Florida (Grade 6)
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