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Times Two by Daniel Adams

Model # 02480 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • Non-Melodic Duet
    • Uses Multiple Brushes, Sticks and Mallets
    • Difficulty: Medium
    • Duration: 10:00
    • Features Polyrhythmic Double Stops
    • 4 Movements
  • Item Details

    Times Two by Daniel Adams was named after the dimensions of the piece all being multiples of two. Clever, huh?

    This duet requires each player to have four Concert Toms that are indefinitely pitched - they just have to be of graduated size and pitch, and player two will play the larger of the set of instruments. Through out the four movements there are tempi expressed in multiples of two. This 10 minute piece would be excellent for some advanced players in a percussion concert or recital setting. It shows of the players' understanding of counterpoint, performance and difficulty special effects and rhythms.

    Difficulty: Medium

    Duration: 10' 00"


    • Player 1: Concert Toms (4)
    • Player 2: Concert Toms (4)

    From the composer: Movement One begins with loud polyrhythmic double stops played using hard yarn mallets and evolves into sparse counterpoint played using fingers, brushes, and sticks. In Movement Two a sonic spectrum encompassing various types of rolls is juxtaposed against single strokes, sticking effects, vocal sounds, and glissandi produced by changes of head tension. In Movement Three notes performed on the rim serve as a backdrop for the development of rhythmic fragments performed on the drum heads. Shifting accents and the alteration of ostinato patterns with continually shifting rhythms form the basis of the fourth and final movement.

  • Specifications

    Name Times Two by Daniel Adams
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 02480
    UPC Code 804069024805
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    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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