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Gymnopedie No. 1

for solo vibraphone

By Erik Satie

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Vibraphone (1 player) - Medium
For solo vibraphone. Composed by Erik Satie (1866-1925). Arranged by Jim Casella. Percussion Solos. Score. Duration 3'30". Published by Tapspace Publications (TA.TSPCS-22).

Item Number: TA.TSPCS-22

Gymnopedie No. 1 is a vibraphone arrangement of one of Satie's most treasured works for piano. The arrangement adheres to the original rather closely, although the key has been changed from D to F to better accommodate the range of a standard vibraphone. It's also a deceptively tricky study in mallet dampening and requires sensitivity and precision in order to bring out the melody with clear presence over the harmony.

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