Any perc that can help?

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by lewis, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. lewis

    lewis Member

    I'm trying to organise a rehearsal for our band to have a look at Gregsons Connotations but I haven't got the music yet and I can't find out anyway how many percussionists I need for it.

    Is there anyone out there that knows how many perc the piece requires?
  2. Roger Thorne

    Roger Thorne Active Member

    Looking at the programme notes on the score it says:

    2 Percussionists are essential in this work.

    The instruments required are:
    Percussion I: Snare Drum, Triangle, Bongo Drums, 3 Temple Blocks, 2 Wood Blocks, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel,
    Suspended and Clash Cymbals.

    Percussion II: 3 or 4 Timpani, Loose or Suspended Cymbal

    Hope this helps.

  3. lewis

    lewis Member

    Thanks Roger that's brilliant. Looks like the perc have a proper work out hey? Better than Rienzi! Seven perc and they have next to nothing to do.

    Thanks again

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