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Adams-Diffusion 1 (SP)-5M

Model: ADAMS/DIFF1

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$25.00

The term diffusion is derived from the Latin verb diffundere which means "to spread apart". In Diffusion One, all players begin with uniform rolls that are rapidly transformed into rhythmic contrapuntal passages. This piece concludes with ...
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The term diffusion is derived from the Latin verb diffundere which means "to spread apart". In Diffusion One, all players begin with uniform rolls that are rapidly transformed into rhythmic contrapuntal passages. This piece concludes with a polyrhythmic coda in which every marimba player is playing a different subdivision of the pulse.

Number of Players:
Difficulty: Grade 5
Instrumentation:
Player I: Marimba
Player II: Marimba
Player III: Marimba
Player IV: Marimba
Player V: Marimba

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 Adams is the composer of numerous published and unpublished musical compositions and the author of several articles and reviews on 20th.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