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Deus Ex Machina by Daniel Montoya, Jr.

Model # Deus Ex Machina By: Montoya Music
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  • Overview

    • 9 Players and Electronic Accompaniment
    • Heavy and Gothic
    • Effective Closer
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 7:00
    • Requires 4.3 | 4.3 | Bass Marimbas
  • Item Details

    Deus Ex Machina by Daniel Montoya, Jr. takes the literary concept of 'saving characters from certain doom with a preposterous mechanism' and puts it in the world of percussion ensemble. Percussion has trouble sustaining notes, so Daniel simply adds in electronics to solve the issue!

    One of a handful of pieces for percussion ensemble with electronic accompaniment, this piece presents its own challenges by requiring a large number of widely-spaced musicians to line up with a soundtrack that has perfect timekeeping abilities.

    Written in three large sections, this piece is heavy and gothic. It could be the closing piece for any high school or college percussion ensemble concert.

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Duration: 7:00

    • Player 1: Bells, China/Suspended Cymbals
    • Player 2: Chimes, Hi Hat, Large Drum
    • Player 3: Vibraphone, Swish Knocker
    • Player 4: Vibraphone
    • Player 5: 4.3 Octave Marimba
    • Player 6: 4.3 Octave Marimba
    • Player 7: Bass (or 5.0 Octave) Marimba, China/Suspended Cymbals
    • Player 8: Timpani
    • Player 9:
      • Bass Drum, Concert Toms (5)
      • Log Drums (4), Tambourine, Triangle
      • Tam-Tam, Ice Bell
      • Crash/Sizzle/Suspended Cymbals

  • Specifications

    Name Deus Ex Machina by Daniel Montoya, Jr.
    Brand Montoya Music
    Model # Deus Ex Machina
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    Author/ComposerMontoya Jr., Daniel
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    State ListTexas (Grade 1)
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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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