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Caliente Christmas by Rick Dior

Model # TSPCE-099 By: Tapspace
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  • Overview

    • For 10-11 Players
    • Latin-Tinged Carol Medley
    • Excellent Entertainment
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • Duration: 8:10
    • Large Setup
  • Item Details

    Caliente Christmas by Rick Dior takes a medley of traditional Christmas carols, runs them through a groovy Latin mixer, and gives it to 10-11 percussionists. This excellent ensemble is a very welcome addition to any holiday concert.

    This piece starts off with an odd-metered version of Good King Wenceslas, moves into a relaxed and sleepy Silent Night, and finishes off with an Afro-Cuban version of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.

    There's lots of room for improv in this piece for your more creative students, and the drum set/percussion players get some love thanks to heavy usage of guaguanco, mozambique, and songo rhythms.

    There's also instructions on how to build a unique PVC "slapaphone" (like Blue Man Group) or alternatives if you don't feel like building anything.

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Duration: 8:10


    • Player 1: Bells, Caxixi (2)
    • Player 2: Xylophone, Shekere
    • Player 3: Vibraphone and Bow
    • Player 4: 4.3 Octave Marimba, Medium Tube Wind Chimes
    • Player 5: 5.0 Octave Marimba, Wood Block
    • Player 6: Timpani (4), High Claves, Large Shaker
    • Player 7: 5-Piece Drum Set, Wood Block, Bow
    • Player 8:
      • Low Temple Block, Small Gong, Bongos
      • Suspended Cymbals (2), Bass Drum w/Attached Cymbal
    • Player 9:
      • Congas (2), Mounted Tambourine
      • High Tube Wind Chimes, Mounted Triangle
    • Player 10:
      • Small Shaker, Castanets, Chimes
      • Large Tube Wind Chimes, High Claves
    • Player 11: Slapaphone (Optional)

    This piece includes a full, bound score and a CD-ROM that contains individual parts and a recording.

  • Specifications

    Name Caliente Christmas by Rick Dior
    Brand Tapspace
    Model # TSPCE-099
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 118806 not found]
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    Number of Mallets10, 11
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    Author/ComposerDior, Rick
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  • Returns & Shipping


    Because of copyright issues, we cannot accept returns on sheet music, books, audio CDs, and DVDs. Thanks for your understanding. Official Return Policy


    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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