Dancin' At the Gates by Dave Mancini. Percussion ensemble. For marimba, marimba/triangle/cabasa, vibraphone/cowbell, orchestra Bells/Xylophone/Bongos/plastic Shakers, congas/chime tree/triangle, timbales/cowbell/Suspended cymbal/plastic Shaker, drumset, bass, piano. Marimba, Marimba/Triangle/Cabasa, Vibraphone/Cowbell, Orchestra Bells/Xylophone/Bongos/Plastic Shakers, Congas/Chime Tree/Triangle, Timbales/Cowbell/Suspended Cymbal/Plastic Shaker, Drumset, Bass, Piano. Grade 5. Duration 8:00. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.20169).
Following a slow, lyrical introduction, this grade 5 original transitions into a spirited calypso rhythm with the drum set playing a "soca" beat. This piece for 9 players is very melodic and uplifting while featuring several percussion instruments and the drum set on improvised solos. Duration 8:00.