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Adams-Tamboo Bamboo (SP)-P

Model: ADAMSTB

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$25.00

Tamboo Bamboo is named for the street bands formed in Trinidad and Tobago in the late 19th to early 20th centuries and widely though to be the predecessors of the modern steel drum band. This piece begins with twelve measures of a repetiti...
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Tamboo Bamboo is named for the street bands formed in Trinidad and Tobago in the late 19th to early 20th centuries and widely though to be the predecessors of the modern steel drum band. This piece begins with twelve measures of a repetitive combo pattern which serves as the work;s rhythmic pattern. He steel drum consort the enters with a syncopated, procession like a motive in the bass part the recurs in several variations throughout the piece as a tonal and non-tonal passages alternate.

Number of Players: 8
Difficulty: Grade 4
Instrumentation:
Player I: Soprano Pan
Player II: Alto Pan
Player III: Tenor Pan
Player IV: Bass Pan
Player V: Metal Pipe
Player VI: Glass Bottle
Player VII: Bamboo Tube
Player VIII: Brake Drum

Daniel Adams was born in Miami Florida in 1956. He is currently a Professor of Music and Chair of the Faculty Senate at Texas Southern University. He has previously held teaching positions at the University of Miami and Miami-Dade Community College. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts (1985) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Master of Music (1981) from the University of Miami, and a Bachelor of Music (1978) from Louisiana State University. Adams is the composer of numerous published and unpublished musical compositions and the author of several articles and reviews on 20th. Century percussion music, music pedagogy, and the music of Texas. He is also the author of The Solo Snare Drum: A Critical Analysis of Contemporary Compositional Techniques, a book published in 2000 by Honey Rock Music. He has received awards and honors from ASCAP, the American Symphony Orchestra League, the Percussive Arts Society, and the Greater Miami Youth Symphony. His music is recorded on Capstone Records and Summit Records.

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