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Alborada del Gracioso

Alborada del Gracioso

Item no.: TSPCE-08

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by Maurice Ravel; arr. James Ancona

Advanced Concert Percussion

9 Players

Instrumentation: • Crotales • Glockenspiel • Xylophone • 3 vibraphones • 3 marimbas—low A • 5 timpani • Drums (snare drum, bass drum) • Cymbals (sizzle cym., hi-hat, suspended cymbal, Zildjian crash of doom, crash cymbals) • Tam tam • Accessories (tambourine, castanets, triangle)

James Ancona's percussion ensemble arrangement of Alborada del Gracioso recreates the colorful and vibrant work of Ravel's original. Originally written in 2001 and premiered by the Santa Clara Vanguard percussion ensemble, this arrangement will challenge performers and engage audiences with its accessible Spanish flair.

The middle section features a soloistic marimba cadenza which utilizes advanced 4-mallet rotations and is answered by colorfully scored ensemble interjections.

In addition to the printed score you are receiving downloadable:

Individual Parts
Full Recording

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