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Overture for Percussion

By Howard J. Buss

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Percussion Ensemble 4 percussion - Grade 5
Composed by Howard J. Buss (1951-). This is an exciting romp through vigorous,and intricate passages. Each percussionist performs on several different instruments and all have significant solo passages. This is a great concert opener. "A traditionally oriented quartet with a lively Polynesi. 21st Century. Score and parts. Composed 2003. Duration 6'. Brixton Publications #B384. Published by Brixton Publications (B7.B384).

Item Number: B7.B384

8.5 x 11 inches.

This colorful, vibrant percussion quartet was composed for Juan Ponsoda and the OSA Quartet de Percussio' of Spain. It is an exciting romp through vigorous, yet intricate passages. Each percussionist performs on several different instruments and all have significant solo passages. Percussion distribution: Perc. 1: Xylophone, 2 suspended cymbals & bongos; Perc. 2: Vibraphone, tambourine & tom toms (5); Perc. 3: Marimba, chimes (tubular bells), 2 suspended cymbals, tam-tam & temple blocks; Perc. 4: Marimba, timpani (3) & 2 suspended cymbals. This is a great concert opener. "A traditionally oriented quartet with a lively Polynesian/Oriental flavor, its contrapuntal melodies overlap and dovetail beautifully, as gracious cymbal swells connect each phrase and change of instrument."- Percussive Notes. recorded on the CD "Howard J. Buss: Modern Times" (Capstone records).

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