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Williams-Merck's Tattoo-Riq

Model: WILLIAMS/MERCK

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$15.00

Riq solo loosely based on funk-style drumset rhythms with brief references to the bell pattern used in the West African Ewe dance "Gahu." The piece explores "cabaret" style and "classical" style (soft position), along with various jingle e...
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Riq solo loosely based on funk-style drumset rhythms with brief references to the bell pattern used in the West African Ewe dance "Gahu." The piece explores "cabaret" style and "classical" style (soft position), along with various jingle effects. Great piece for the developing riq-ist.


Number of Players: 1
Difficulty: Grade 4
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Riq





  • B. Michael Williams (b. 1954) is Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He holds the B.M. degree from Furman University, M.M. from Northwestern University, and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Active as a performer and clinician in both symphonic and world music, Williams has performed with the Charlotte (NC) Symphony, Lansing (MI) Symphony, Brevard Music Center Festival Orchestra, and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and has appeared at several Percussive Arts Society International Conventions. He has written articles for Accent Magazine, South Carolina Musician, and Percussive Notes, and has made scholarly presentations on the music of John Cage and on African music at meetings of the College Music Society and Percussive Arts Society. In 2004, Dr. Williams received the Winthrop University Distinguished Professor Award, the highest honor given to a Winthrop faculty member.

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