Tyranny of the Urgent, TheItem nr.: 27350
Tyranny of the Urgent, The
Medium Concert Percussion
On the surface, "The Tyranny of the Urgent" appears to begin and end calmly, but these quiet moments bookend a series of episodes of increasing volume, unrest, and urgency. Scored for six percussionists, there are moments of beauty scattered throughout the work, this is a colorful, programmatic work for young players.
Instrumentation: Player 1: Snare Drum, Marimba (4-octave)* Player 2: Marimba (4-octave)*, Suspended Cymbal, Triangle Player 3: Vibraphone, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-Tam Player 4: Snare Drum, Bells, Suspended Cymbal Player 5: 4 Timpani, Finger Cymbals Player 6: 4 Concert Toms, Bass Drum *The marimba may be shared by Players 1 & 2