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Hurtling Through Space at an Unimaginable Speed by David Maslanka

Model # MP-2011.12-1.0-SSP-P By: Maslanka Press
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  • Overview

    • For 12 Percussion with Piano & Double Bass
    • Widely Emotional
    • Long, Extended Melodies
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 11:30
    • Requires 4.3 | 4.6 | 5.0 Marimbas
  • Item Details

    David Maslanka's percussion ensemble work Hurtling Through Space at an Unimaginable Speed is a musical reflection on what we are physically doing right now as we are standing on the planet Earth.

    This piece is very similar in sound and style to Maslanka's other percussion ensemble works, filled with long melodic lines, racing arpeggios, and a very wide range of emotions. The greatest challenge is often getting the metallic percussion instruments to play melodies absolutely together.

    You should take a look at this piece if you want to challenge the players with larger, 'thicker' works and don't want to resort to literature that has been around for decades.

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Duration: 11:30


    • Player 1: Bells
    • Player 2: Vibraphone
    • Player 3: Vibraphone
    • Player 4: Crotales, Xylophone
    • Player 5: 4.3 Octave Marimba
    • Player 6: 4.6 Octave Marimba
    • Player 7: 5.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 8: Percussion 1
      • Chimes, Tenor Drum, Tam-Tam
      • Small Log Drum, Water Gong
    • Player 9: Percussion 2
      • Water Gong, Sizzle/Large Sus/Small Sus Cymbals
      • High Toms (3), Large Log Drum
    • Player 10: Percussion 3
      • Wind Machine (Shared), Small Water Gong, Bass Drum
      • Anvil, Rainstick, Large Triangle
    • Player 11: Percussion 4
      • Graduated Sus Cymbals (4), Small Gong
      • Sleigh Bells, Wind Machine (Shared), Anvil
    • Player 12: Timpani
    • Player 13: Piano
    • Player 14: Double Bass

  • Specifications

    Name Hurtling Through Space at an Unimaginable Speed by David Maslanka
    Brand Maslanka Press
    Model # MP-2011.12-1.0-SSP-P
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