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Sunbell (by Mark Glentworth)

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One of three movements from Vibraphone Suite No. 1. This movement is dedicated to Evelyn Glennie and like the others may be performed as a solo or as part of the suite. Begins and ends with shimmering left-hand rolls. Features a central Latin section.


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Specs
Musical FeaturesMeter = 4/4 throughout,
Tempo = slow introduction and ending, Latin groove feel throughout most of the piece.
Form/structure = ABA
Expressive markings = extremely limited
Technical FeaturesThe piece begins with LH rolls while the melody is played by the RH in octaves.
Hand dampening techniques are notated throughout.
A second section follows with a “Latin” groove in the LH with melody in the RH with different dynamics between each hand.
Interval changes in the LH ranges from 2nds or 7ths, while the RH plays single note or melody in octaves.
Some tricky rhythms between the 2 hands, especially for non-jazz players or players with limited 4-mallet experience. *The piece begins with LH rolls while the melody is played by the RH in octaves. -Hand dampening techniques are notated throughout.
A second section follows with a “Latin” groove in the LH with melody in the RH with different dynamics between each hand.
Interval changes in the LH ranges from 2nds or 7ths, while the RH plays single note or melody in octaves.
Some tricky rhythms between the 2 hands, especially for non-jazz players or players with limited 4-mallet experience.
The piece is technically idiomatic for the vibraphone.
The piece is technically idiomatic for the vibraphone.
DurationApprox. 6 mintes, 30 seconds
InstrumentationVibraphone 3 Octave - 4 Mallets
Level SuggestionCollege/Professional