Ellipsis composed by Nathan Daughtrey. Percussion Ensemble. For Percussion Ensemble (Percussion 1 (Bells, Xylophone, 2 Woodblocks), Percussion 2 (Vibraphone, Bongos), Percussion 3 (4-oct Marimba, 2 Concert Toms), Percussion 4 (4.3-oct Marimba, 2 Concert Toms (lower than Percussion 3), Percussion 5 (Timpani, Wind Chimes), Percussion 6 (Sus). Medium. Score and parts. Duration 5:00. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.17000).
Commissioned by the middle schools of the Spring Independent School District in Houston, TX, the ever energetic "Ellipsis" features a balanced ensemble of keyboard and battery percussion. In fact, every player in the ensemble has the opportunity to play a battery instrument at some point.
Ellipsis: A mark or series of marks (...) that usually indicate an intentional omission of a word or a phrase from the original text. An ellipsis can also be used to indicate a pause in speech, an unfinished thought. Ellipsis was commissioned by the middle school ensembles of the Spring Independent School District in Houston, TX.
About 2011 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces
This title was performed at the 2011 Midwest Clinic, the largest band and choral educational conference in the United States. Over thirty performances are given each year by diverse ensembles of varying levels - elementary school, high school, college, military and more. Each performance title is carefully selected and represents the very best in educational sheet music. The Midwest Clinic aims to raise the standards of music education while supporting teachers and music educators.