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The Apocryphal Still Life by Christopher Deane

Model # S-CD-APO By: Innovative Percussion
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    Vibraphone Solo - The Apocryphal Still Life
    Composed By Christopher Deane

    Instrumentation: Vibraphone

    Program Notes:
    The Apocryphal Still Life was written upon the request of the Percussive Arts Society to be performed by contestants for the 1996 Vibraphone Competition to be held at the PASIC Convention '96. The work is dedicated to the virtuoso vibist and good friend, Jon Metzger. In addition to the use of one hand harmonics, a very simple preparation is called for which is to have the lowest "D" and "E" pitches of the instrument raised so that they remain unaffected by the damper system throughout the piece. The piece is composed entirely in cycles consisting of two measures of 6/4 followed by a measure of 4/4 although it is not the desire of the composer to have this fact immediately perceived by the listener.

    "The Apocryphal Still Life is a solo for vibraphone dedicated to the virtuoso vibist Jon Metzger. Basically the composition is in an ABA form with the A section being slow (quarter note = 56) and the B section being in double time (8th note = quarter note). The focus of both sections is mainly triplets; however, the triplets of the A section are used as an effect rather than a pulsating rhythm. Many special effects are required (more...)

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    Name The Apocryphal Still Life by Christopher Deane
    Brand Innovative Percussion
    Model # S-CD-APO
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    Author/ComposerDeane, Christopher
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    State ListTexas (Grade 1)
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