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Adams-Alicante Quartet (SP)-2B/V/2M/P

Model: ADAMSAQ

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$25.00

Alicante Quartet is a interesting percussion quartet dedicated to the percussionists of L'Orchestra Alcoiana. Adams starts the composition of with a wash of metal sound that leads into the entrances of wooden instruments that add rhythmi...
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Alicante Quartet is a interesting percussion quartet dedicated to the percussionists of L'Orchestra Alcoiana. Adams starts the composition of with a wash of metal sound that leads into the entrances of wooden instruments that add rhythmic development to the introduction. All of the players in the quartet utilize a mixture of pitched and non pitched instruments.

Number of Players: 4
Difficulty: Grade 4
Player I: Bells, Vibraphone, 3 Suspended Cymbals
Player II: Bells, Medium Tam-Tam, Wood Block, Claves
Player III: Marimba 5 Temple Blocks, Cowbell, Small Tam-Tam
Player IV: Marimba, 4 Tom-Toms, Large Tam-Tam

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 Adams is the composer of numerous published and unpublished musical compositions and the author of several articles and reviews on 20th.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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