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Funny Folks

Item nr.: TSPCE19-002

Funny Folks

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by W.C. Powell; arr. Ralph Hicks

Easy/MediumConcert Percussion

2-6 Players

Funny Folks, by W.C. Powell, is a simple, catchy, and upbeat ragtime piece arranged for solo xylophone and marimba quartet by Ralph Hicks. The xylophone part is characterized by a largely single line melody, with very few double stops, and no rolls shorter than a quarter note. The simplicity of the xylophone part makes it accessible to most beginning to intermediate mallet players and is a perfect introduction to the genre. Funny Folks can also be found in The Golden Age of Ragtime, a compilation of five classic ragtime pieces arranged by Ralph Hicks and Eric Rath!

Instrumentation: Soloist: ā€¢ xylophone Accompaniment: ā€¢ 2 marimbas* ā€” low A ā€¢ Piano ā€” can be used with soloist only, or optionally in conjunction w/ marimba quartet accompaniment. ā€Ø* One of the low A marimbas can be swapped with a low F marimba (4.5 octave) allowing extended range parts to be performed if a larger instrument is available.

In addition to the printed score you are receiving downloadable:

āœ… Individual Parts
āœ… Full Recording

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