Hersh-Hundredth Monkey, The (set of parts ONLY)-B/2V/M/P

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The Hundredth Monkey by Howard Hersh for percussion quartet. This piece was inspired by the Balinese Monkey Chant, the great music ritual which uses vocal percussion to celebrate Prince Rama's rescue by a horde of monkeys. Although it is n…
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The Hundredth Monkey by Howard Hersh for percussion quartet. This piece was inspired by the Balinese Monkey Chant, the great music ritual which uses vocal percussion to celebrate Prince Rama's rescue by a horde of monkeys. Although it is not a transcription, this piece recalls the vocal and instrumental ostinatos that characterize the stunning original. This piece was composed in 1994 for Nebojsa Zivkovic and premiered that year in Stuttgart by his Jovan Percussion Group.

Instrumentation:

Percussion 1 - 3 tom-toms, 1 bongo, 2 cymbals, 3 nipple gongs (A, D, G#), mounted tambourine, hand held tambourine, 2 cow bells (or Almglocken pitched C and B), 5 temple blocks, maracas (2 different pitches), shakers (2 different pictures), 4.3-octave marimba

Percussion 2 - 2 tom-toms, hi-hat, large cymbal, mounted tambourine, small sweet bell (Indian temple bell), mounted guiro, 2 cowbells (or Almglocken pitched C and B), 3 low woodblocks, sand blocks, maracas (2 different pitches), shakers (2 different pitches), glockenspiel (ossia: pitched bowls or glasses [adjust register]), vibraphone

Percussion 3 - 3 tom-toms, large cymbal, Peking gong, mounted tambourine, hand held tambourine, 2 sweet cowbells (or Almglocken pitched C and B), sand blocks, maracas (2 different pitches), shakers (2 different pitches), triangle, vibraphone

Percussion 4 - 3 drums, 2 tom-toms, snare drum, 2 cymbals, cowbell (or Almglocken pitched C and B), 2 low woodblocks, tambourine, claves (basso), rainstick, maracas (2 different pitches), maracas of the same pitch, shakers (2 different pitches), delicate egg shaker

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