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Traumatic Chromatic by Ralph Hicks

Model # TSPCE15-002 By: Tapspace
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  • Overview

    • 6-9 Players
    • Makes Chromatic Scale Interesting
    • Whole Tone Setting
    • Develops Skills Logically
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Duration: 2:20
  • Item Details

    Percussionists get really bored when they have to play chromatic scales with the rest of the band; while the brass players are figuring out embouchure changes and woodwinds are remembering fingerings, the percussionists just have to use the downstroke they learned on day one. Traumatic Chromatic makes things interesting for them.

    Ralph Hicks wrote this piece around playing fast chromatic scales in a whole tone setting. The scale is broken down over the course of the piece - one hand at a time, both hands, and increasingly large groupings of notes.

    Teach your percussion students the value of the chromatic scale in a way that's actually fun.

    Difficulty: Easy

    Duration: 2:20


    • Player 1: Bells
    • Player 2: Chimes
    • Player 3: Xylophone
    • Player 4: 4 Octave Marimba
    • Player 5: Snare Drum, Flexatone, Tam-Tam
    • Player 6: Bass Drum
    • Player 7 (Optional): Crash Cymbals
    • Player 8 (Optional): Tambourine, Temple Blocks
    • Player 9 (Optional): Castanets, Ratchet, Triangle, Whistle

    Traumatic Chromatic 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 Traumatic Chromatic by Ralph Hicks
    Brand Tapspace
    Model # TSPCE15-002
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 124922 not found]
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  • Returns & Shipping


    Because of copyright issues, we cannot accept returns on sheet music, books, audio CDs, and DVDs. Thanks for your understanding. Official Return Policy


    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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