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Pyroclastic Steam by Dave Hall

Model # 19830 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • 12 Players
    • Inspired by Volcanic Eruption
    • Violent, Energetic
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • Duration: 7:30
    • Requires 4.0 | 4.5 | 5.0 | 5.0 Marimbas
  • Item Details

    Pyroclastic Steam by Dave Hall was inspired by a trip to Honolulu, depicting the violent natural formation of the island from lava to solid rock. It is composed in four parts: Eruption, Aftermath, Synthesis, and Epilogue.

    This exciting percussion ensemble is demanding but achievable for college ensembles and talented high school groups. Dave's stylistic compositional techniques of overlapping and fading rhythmic layers it in full force here, as well as a very strong sense of time throughout.

    You'll need a sizable amount of equipment to perform this work, including many sound effects.

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Duration: 7:30


    • Player 1: Crotales (2 Octaves), Tam-Tam
    • Player 2: Bells, Xylophone
    • Player 3: Vibraphone, Snare Drum
    • Player 4: Vibraphone, Snare Drum
    • Player 5: 4.0 Octave Marimba, Small Triangle, Garden Weasel
    • Player 6: 4.5 Octave Marimba, Medium Triangle, Nutshell Shaker
    • Player 7: 5.0 Octave Marimba, Large Triangle, Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 7: 5.0 Octave Marimba, Large Triangle, China Cymbal
    • Player 8: Timpani (4), Bird Whistle
    • Player 9: Percussion 1
      • Chimes, Ocean Drum, Lion's Roar, Tam-Tam
    • Player 10: Percussion 2
      • Marching Bass Drum, Concert Bass Drum, Finger Cymbals
      • Rainstick, Ribbon Crasher, Bird Call
    • Player 11: Percussion 3
      • Tam-Tam, Suspended Cymbal
      • Log Drum (4 Pitches), Snare Drum
    • Player 12: Percussion 4
      • China Cymbal, Sizzle Cymbal, Suspended Cymbal
      • Echo Chimes, Concert Toms (4), Shekere, Rainstick

  • Specifications

    Name Pyroclastic Steam by Dave Hall
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 19830
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 121225 not found]
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    Number of Crotales
    Number of Vibes
    Number of Chimes
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    Number of Xylophones
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    DifficultyMedium +
    Number of Mallets12
    Number of Performers12
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    Author/ComposerHall, Dave
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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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