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Barber-Knockturne (SP)-P

Model: 20624554

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$12.00

This piece is based off of the familiar sound of a knock on the door. Upon hearing the tittle with its unusual spelling, the composer immediately thought of the rhythm pattern he used when knocking on a door. This made the door bell and do...
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This piece is based off of the familiar sound of a knock on the door. Upon hearing the tittle with its unusual spelling, the composer immediately thought of the rhythm pattern he used when knocking on a door. This made the door bell and door knocker essential instruments and the work virtually wrote itself. Knockturne was first performed by the Midview Middle School Percussion Ensemble in march, 1989.

Number of Players: 5
Difficulty: Grade 3
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Door Knocker

  • Player II: 2 Wood Blocks

  • Player III: Whip, Door Bell

  • Player IV: 5 Temple Blocks

  • Player V: Claves


  • Clarence Barber is currently assistant director of bands for the Midview Local Schools in Grafton Ohio, and teaches percussion at Lorain County Community College.
    A 1973 graduate of Kent State University, Barber has done graduate work at Kent State and the University of Akron. A composition student of Walter Watson and Ralph Turek, Barber studied percussion with James Adkins, Michael Rosen and Larry Snider.

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