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Three Studies For Percussion

By Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

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Xylophone[Quartet], Glockenspiel[Duet], Metallophone[Duet]
Composed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-). Classical. Score. Composed 1999. 48 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH55173. Published by Chester Music (HL.14008433).

Item Number: HL.14008433

ISBN 9780711968936.

This is effectively a work in three movements - Allegro, Andante cantabile and Presto - which Davies likens to 'three obstacle courses, bristling with technical difficulties'. However, as he goes on to say, 'young people arenaturally gifted with extraordinary rhythmic skills which normally remain untapped'. Given the opportunity, older children have here the material for a highly arresting piece of music-making. Scoring also includes a small woodblock, a small temple block and a small suspended cymbal. The xylophones are one each of the following: concert, soprano, alto and bass. The two glockenspiels are soprano and alto and the metallophones are bass and deep bass (avibraphone may be used instead of the latter).
These studies will provide a challenge to all percussionists, for whom there is a distinct shortage of suitable studies. Duration c. 5mins.

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