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Primitive Echoes

For 4 Players

By Jeffrey Peyton

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Multi Percussion Ensemble - Intermediate
For 4 Players. Composed by Jeffrey Peyton. Percussion - Ensemble; Quartet. Book. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.PE5).

Item Number: AP.PE5

ISBN 0757928528.

For four players. A quartet using the standard percussion battery, this work explores the often-overlooked expressive qualities of percussion instruments. A number of unique but easy-to-learn techniques give the players a variety of new sounds to explore, and the challenge of playing this quiet and haunting piece will bring a new understanding of their instruments. This is a great piece for "in-between" the hard-driving works. Instrumentation: Player 1: snare drum, low tom-tom, chimes; Player 2: tam-tam, suspended cymbal, sizzle cymbal, sleigh bells, 3 temple blocks or 3 mounted woodblocks; Player 3: bass drum, maracas; Player 4: 3 timpani, large suspended cymbal.
List/syllabus: NYSSMA.

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