March for Percussion Sextet

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David Mancini


General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c.
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kendor
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00

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Instrumentation

Player I - VI: orchestra bells, xylophone, snare drum, bongos, triangle, tom-toms(2), bass drum, timpani(2)


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Review

March for Percussion Sextet is a well-written elementary-level piece that would make an excellent introduction to keyboard percussion and timpani performance. The instruments involved include orchestra bells, xylophone, snare drum and bongos, triangle and high tom-tom, concert bass drum and low tom-tom, and two timpani. The two keyboard parts use simple but effective melodic material arranged in repetitive patterns. The snare drum/bongo part does not use rolls or flams, and the bongos are to be played with snare drum sticks. The other three parts are also technically very easy. There is much dynamic contrast and each instrument is given a chance to carry the "melody" in the form of two-measure solos in the middle of the piece. While this piece is not demanding technically, it will challenge any young group musically, and would be a good vehicle for teaching balance, dynamics, rhythmic precision and phrasing.

Reviewed By: Tom Morgan

Review Originally Published: December 1996[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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