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Amidst by John Ling

Model # TSPCE15-013 By: Tapspace
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  • Overview

    • 5 Players (4 Marimbas, 1 Multi-Perc)
    • Meditative and Pattern-Based
    • Players Use Two Mallets
    • Difficulty: Medium
    • Duration: 6:10
    • Requires 4.0 | 4.0 | 4.0| 5.0 Marimbas
  • Item Details

    Amidst by John Ling is a percussion quintet inspired by Aristotle's notion that "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts". Written for four marimbists and one multi-percussion, this piece tosses away traditional melody and accompaniment for a more pattern-based approach.

    This piece is not minimalist, but it does move through ideas slowly while layering repeated patterns on top of one another. The harmonies are pleasant and interesting, but there is no discernible melodic content - very meditative.

    The marimba parts only require two mallets each, making this piece an excellent candidate for high school and early college chamber music.

    Difficulty: Medium

    Duration: 6:10


    • Player 1: 4.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 2: 4.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 3: 4.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 4: 5.0 Octave Marimba
    • Player 5: Multi-Percussion
      • Toms (3), Bass Drum, Snare Drum
      • Suspended & Sizzle Cymbals, Trash Stack

    Amidst comes as a professionally bound folio with a CD-ROM containing individual parts and an audio recording.

  • Specifications

    Name Amidst by John Ling
    Brand Tapspace
    Model # TSPCE15-013
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 128661 not found]
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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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