Latin Journey

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David Mancini


General Info

Year: 19
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Studio4
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00

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Instrumentation

multi-percussion: tom-tom, timbales, snare drum, bongos, woodblock, cowbell, agogo bells, suspended cymbal


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Review

This multiple-percussion solo is scored for low tom-tom, timbales, snare drum, bongos, large woodblock, mounted cowbell, mounted agogo bells, and medium suspended cymbal. David Mancini composed this solo specifically for an individual who was performing his senior percussion undergraduate recital. Starting with a 2/3 clave groove on the woodblock, Mancini takes the performer through two distinctly contrasting Afro-Cuban grooves (one in 4/4; the second in 12/8), before settling into a solid samba in the second half of the composition. This five-minute, single-movement solo will serve as a contrast to typical recital repertoire and is a very effective solo for the college or advanced high school multiple percussionist.

Reviewed By: Jim Lambert

Review Originally Published: June 1999[1]

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Works for Percussion by this Composer

Caribbean FestivalPercussion Septet; with Piano; with Electric Bass
Duet No. 1Percussion Duet
Exit 39Percussion Quartet
Extremes – Percussion Septet
Feel The SpiritPercussion Octet; with Piano
Fiesta Latina – Percussion Octet
Groovin' In TrinidadDrum Set
Jazz Solos: Drum Set Volume 2Drum Set Method
Joey's SongVibraphone
Jubilee ConcertoTimpani; with Percussion Septet Quartet
Latin JourneyMultiple Percussion
March for Percussion SextetPercussion Sextet
Recital Piece for Solo Percussion – Multiple Percussion
Song of JoyPercussion Nonet
Suite No.2 for Timpani (Mancini) – Timpani
Suite for Solo Drum Set and Percussion EnsembleDrum Set; with Percussion Septet
Suite for Timpani – Timpani
Three Moods for Percussion – Percussion Duet
With Joy in his Heart – Drum Set; with Percussion Septet



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