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Apparitions of Malacandra by Joshua Smith

Model # E-JS-APP By: Innovative Percussion
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  • Overview

    • For 6 Percussionists
    • Non-Pitched Instruments
    • Very Groovy
    • Creative Use of Colors
    • Short; Keeps Audience Engaged
    • Good for High School/College
  • Item Details

    Apparitions of Malacandra for six percussionists uses a collection of non-pitched instruments inspired by C. S. Lewis's space trilogy. Split into three sections, each uses unique sound combinations to create very interesting rhythmic 'melodies' and 'countermelodies'.

    This piece grooves along very nicely, with some very tasty syncopation and use of particular noises. At under 5 minutes in length, audiences will stay engaged throughout the entirety of the performance. High school and young college ensembles will find Apparitions to be challenging but rewarding.


    • Player 1: Bass Drum, Congas (2)
    • Player 2: Log Drums (2), Bongos, Brake Drum
    • Player 3: Snare Drum, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 4: Tam-Tam, Medium Tom, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 5: Low Tom, Vibra-Slap, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal
    • Player 6: Claves, High Tom, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal

    From the composer: Inspiration for this work came from the space trilogy written by the English writer C. S. Lewis. In these novels, one of the human characters, named Ransom, makes contact with both the presiding angels of Venus and of Mars, respectively named Perelandra and Malacandra. During this meeting(more...)

  • Specifications

    Name Apparitions of Malacandra by Joshua Smith
    Brand Innovative Percussion
    Model # E-JS-APP
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    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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