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Houston Strokes by Donald Grantham

Model # 9350 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • For 12 Players
    • Large Set-Up
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • 4 Movements
    • Different Moods in Each Movement
    • Keyboard Heavy
  • Item Details

    Houston Strokes by Donald Grantham is quite a large percussion ensemble - it was written for a total of 12 players. This means you're going to definitely need some extra time for set up and tear down!

    This 4 movement, keyboard heavy piece encompasses fast, fiery 1st and 4th movements with reflective, lyrical 2nd and 3rd pieces. They'll grab your audience's attention, impress them with the players' musicality and then knock their socks off with a fanfare ending!

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Instrumentation:

    • Player 1: Orchestra Bells, Crotales, Soprano Steel Pan, Suspended Cymbals (3), Congas
    • Player 2: Xylophone, Small Triangles (2), Bells
    • Player 3: Xylophone, Sandpaper Blocks
    • Player 4: Vibraphone
    • Player 5: Vibraphone
    • Player 6: Marimba, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 7: Marimba, Triangle
    • Player 8: Marimba, Chinese Cymbal, Triangle
    • Player 9: Marimba, Sizzle Cymbal, Triangle
    • Player 10: Marimba, Prayer Stones (2), Triangle
    • Player 11: Concert Toms, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Gong, Rainstick, Crotales, Chimes, Bongos
    • Player 12: Timpani (5), Djembe (2), Suspended Cymbal

    Notes from composer

    In the first movement, one and two slashes are found on note stems (Ex. M.30-33 in Players 2&3). These notes should not be rolled, but rather should be played as sixteenth notes.

  • Specifications

    Name Houston Strokes by Donald Grantham
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 9350
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 87871 not found]
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  • Returns & Shipping

    Returns

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    Shipping

    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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