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Superfluous 2 by Matthew Coley

Model # COLEY/S2 By: Edition Svitzer
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  • Overview

    • Modern, Chromatic Fugue
    • Brief But Demanding
    • Challenges Advanced Players
    • Difficulty: Advanced +
    • Duration: 2:30
  • Item Details

    Superfluous 2 by Matthew Coley is a chromatic sprint of a fugue - it's less than three minutes long but those are some seriously sweat-inducing minutes. This is the kind of marimba solo that humbles you, no matter what level you're at.

    This fugue is very modern in texture (unlike Superfluous 1) and requires a mastery of some very difficult technical skills, including rapid octave-to-second interval changes and a very quick left hand single alternating stroke. Good luck!

    Difficulty: Advanced +

    Duration: 2:30

    From the composer: Superfluous 2 was written in 2009 and is the next not-so-logical step from the more tonal and traditional Superfluous 1.The title is a play on the words "super fugue", but also seemed befitting to the pieces and probably the ones to follow for reasons only found in the learning and performing of such a composition. While it was fun to write a fugue, and especially one of such modern construction, is it really necessary to write something of such complicated technical demand for a solo percussion instrument and player? If you have a slight addiction to fugues, like I do, then your answer, like mine, is probably a hushed, yet confident, yes. - Matthew Coley

  • Specifications

    Name Superfluous 2 by Matthew Coley
    Brand Edition Svitzer
    Model # COLEY/S2
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    Author/ComposerColey, Matthew
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    Compatible With4.5 Octave Marimba (Low F2), 4.6 Octave Marimba (Low E2), 5.0 Octave Marimba (Low C2)
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