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Surge (by Tony Steve)

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This energetic piece gives marimbists the opportunity to show off their octaves, as they permeate the wild and sometimes "raucous" texture. There are also plenty of opportunities to exercise musical expression, especially during the chorale.

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Musical FeaturesMeter – The piece is written without a time signature
Repetitve, groove-oriented style
Tempo is very fast, and there is definite melody vs. accompaniment.
Composer is clear with dynamic and tempo markings
Technical FeaturesStroke types: Single Independent, Single alternating, double vertical, double lateral Roll Types: rolls are written but type is not indicated
The player must be fluent with interval changes – and comfortable with octave passages, as well as wide leaps, and performing at very loud dynamics
Hands work together as well as independently – some polyrhythms Technically idiomatic
Duration3 minutes, 30 seconds
InstrumentationMarimba 4.3 Octave - 4 Mallets
Level SuggestionCollege/Professional