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The Palace of Nine Perfections by Eric Ewazen

Model # 00050 By: OU Percussion Press
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  • Overview

    • For 10 Percussionists
    • Three Separate Movements
    • Each Movement Illustrates Aspects of the Painting
    • Difficulty: Advanced +
    • Duration: 30:00 Minutes
  • Item Details

    The Palace of Nine Perfections by Eric Ewazen is a three movement work for percussion ensemble based on a beautiful painting of 12 adjacent hanging scrolls by 17th century Chinese painter Yung Chiang. Each of the three movements depict scenes from this magnificent artwork.

    The first movement use rapid, stately marching rhythms to depict the procession of soldiers on horseback, followed by a parade of dignitaries. Swirling gestures in the keyboards illustrate the horses running at a full gallop.

    Movement two uses soft and luxurious chords to illustrate the mysterious realms where the palace is nestled in mist-filled valleys. Melodies and fragments of melodic lines appear and disappear to depict the mist.

    The third and final movement is incredibly intense and dramatic, a musical representation of the excitement of the home of this marvelous painting.

    The Palace of Nine Perfections is quite a challenging and lengthy piece, making it best suited college level ensembles.


    • Player 1: Glockenspiel, Chimes, Crotales, Xylophone
    • Player 2: Vibraphone
    • Player 3: Vibraphone
    • Player 4: 4.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 5: 4.3 Octave Marimba
    • Player 6: 4.3 Octave Marimba
    • Player 7: 5.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 8: Timpani (4)
    • Player 9: Temple Blocks, Bell Tree, Four Suspended Cymbals, Gong
    • Player 10: Snare Drum, Four Concert Toms, Bass Drum

    Duration: 30:00

    Difficulty: Advanced +

  • Specifications

    Name The Palace of Nine Perfections by Eric Ewazen
    Brand OU Percussion Press
    Model # 00050
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    Number of Orchestra Bells1
    Number of Crotales1
    Number of Vibes2
    Number of Chimes1
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    Number of Marimbas4
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    Author/ComposerEwazen, Eric
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  • Returns & Shipping


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