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In Praise of Johnny Appleseed

A Ballet for Three Percussion and Dancers

By Lou Harrison

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Multi Percussion Ensemble - Advanced
A Ballet for Three Percussion and Dancers. Composed by Lou Harrison (1917-2003). Percussion - Ensemble; Trio. Master Percussion Ensemble Series. Book. 48 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.0357B).

Item Number: AP.0357B

ISBN 0769291732.

A ballet for three players and dancers. The eight movements are titled: I. The Trumpets of Heaven; II. Seed; III. Coronation; IV. The Battle with Bunyan; V. Fruition; VI. Meeting with the Ancient Days; VII. Ode; VIII. Whoops for Johnny. Instrumentation: vibraphone, 6 lengths of steel conduit pipe, pipe claves, wood claves (Player I); 5 cowbells, 1 pair of sistrums (metal maracas), 1 pair of maracas, wooden box, marimba (Player II); 5 tom-toms, bass drum, clock coils (Player III). Instructions are included in the score.

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