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Beck-Overture for Percussion Ensemble-P/4T/V/X/M/B/C

Model: 20140

Availability: In Stock

$17.50

This lively, vibrant work is an excellent choice for the opening number on a percussion ensemble concert or for any occasion. The introduction to the overture states a rhythmic theme that is echoed through the composition by pitched and n...
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Beck-Overture for Percussion Ensemble-P/4T/V/X/M/B/C - Product Information

This lively, vibrant work is an excellent choice for the opening number on a percussion ensemble concert or for any occasion. The introduction to the overture states a rhythmic theme that is echoed through the composition by pitched and non-pitched instruments.

Number of Players: 8
Difficulty: Grade 5
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Bells

  • Player II: Chimes, Suspended Cymbal

  • Player III: Marimba

  • Player IV: Vibes, Xylophone

  • Player V: Gong, 4 Roto-Toms

  • Player VI: Snare Drum

  • Player VII: Tenor Drum

  • Player VIII: 4 Timpani


  • John H. Beck was a member of the U.S. Marine Band for four years before joining the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra as Principal Percussionist in 1959 and becoming Principal Timpanist in 1962. A recipient of B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Eastman School of Music, he currently heads its Percussion Department and is conductor of the Eastman Percussion Ensemble.

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    Oveture for Percussion Ensemble

    Comments:

    Nice piece for intermediate and advanced ensembles...I personally would recommend performing it a much faster tempo, something that drives the piece and adds to the effect of the finish. Excellent piece

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    Posted By:

    Wesley Sumpter

    Rating:

    4.00
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