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Low Tide by Ralph Hicks

Model # TSPCE15-001 By: Tapspace
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  • Overview

    • 7-10 Players
    • Introduces Tempo Control & Expression
    • Swelling and Fading Lines
    • Lets Students Focus on Sound
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Duration: 2:30
  • Item Details

    Low Tide by Ralph Hicks introduces the concepts of tempo control and expression to 7-10 young percussionists. Slow tempos are often a problem for musicians to manage, and this short piece is all about slow.

    Written in a relaxed 84 beats per minute, this short piece gives each student a chance to play lines that swell and fade. It's an opportunity for them to think about the sounds they're creating, not simply playing the right notes in the right rhythms.

    Difficulty: Easy

    Duration: 2:30


    • Player 1: Bells
    • Player 2: Xylophone or 4 Octave Marimba
    • Player 3: Xylophone or 4 Octave Marimba
    • Player 4: Chimes
    • Player 5: Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 6: Brake Drum, Triangle
    • Player 7: Bass Drum
    • Player 8 (Optional): Timpani (3)
    • Player 9 (Optional): Wood Block, Sleigh Bells
    • Player 10 (Optional): Wind Chimes

    Low Tide comes as a score, plus a CD that contains individual parts and an MP3 recording of the piece.

    This piece is excerpted from Eric Rath and Ralph Hick's collaborative book Beyond Basic Percussion.

  • Specifications

    Name Low Tide by Ralph Hicks
    Brand Tapspace
    Model # TSPCE15-001
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 124921 not found]
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    Author/ComposerHicks, Ralph
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    State ListTexas (Grade 3), Missouri (Grade C)
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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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