Mixed Motives by David J. Long. Percussion Ensemble. For Percussion Ensemble (Percussion 1 (marimba (4 octaves), 2 metal plates (+ water bucket), snare drum), Percussion 2 (xylophone, 1 pair crash cymbals, 1 pair bongos), Percussion 3 (chimes, vibraphone, temple blocks, bass drum), Percussion 4 (1 pair conga drums, 5 cymbals), Perc). Medium. Score and parts. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.04510).
Free introduction with improvisational, expansive motives passed around the ensemble. The tempo gradually picks up and moves into the constantly evolving multi-meter section in which the motives from the beginning are re-imagined.