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Cahn-Quiet Music OS

Model: CAHN MUS 11

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This trio work is centered around an interplay of timbres between the tuba and timpani (4), contrasted against the high-pitched sounds of metallic percussion: chimes, crotales, tam tam, tuned gongs (or chimes), sleigh-bells, and glockenspi...
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This trio work is centered around an interplay of timbres between the tuba and timpani (4), contrasted against the high-pitched sounds of metallic percussion: chimes, crotales, tam tam, tuned gongs (or chimes), sleigh-bells, and glockenspiel. An exploration of the contemplative rather than the bombastic possibilities of this instrumental combination.

Number of Players: 3
Difficulty: Grade 5
Instrumentation:
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion

Bill Cahn has been a member of the NEXUS percussion group since 1971, and was principal percussionist in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra from 1968 to 1995. Born in Philadelphia in 1946, Bill has performed with conductors, composers, ensembles, and artists representing diverse musical styles - Chet Atkins, John Cage, Aaron Copland, Chuck Mangione, Mitch Miller, Seiji Ozawa, Steve Reich, Doc Severensen, Leopold Stokowski, Igor Stravinsky, and Paul Winter. He has conducted programs with symphony orchestras, and his compositions for solo percussion, percussion ensemble and percussion with orchestra/band are widely performed. His fourth book, "Creative Music Making," on freeform improvisation was published by Routledge Books in 2005.

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