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Stroboscope (by Eric Sammut)

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Unmistakably Sweet Sammut. If you know the Rotations or Caméleon, Stroboscope is similarly "French" in its style and harmony, but a smidge easier than Rotations 1 and 3. Uses single alternating strokes and one-handed roll.

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Musical FeaturesTonal – very characteristic of his other works
Meter is shifting
Tempo is fast, and there is definite melody vs. accompaniment.
Composer is clear in his directions and markings
Repeated passages make this easier to learn and listen to.
Technical FeaturesStroke types: Single Independent, Single alternating, double vertical,
Roll Types: one-handed rolls
The player must be fluent with interval changes - from 3rds to octaves, sometimes rapidly.
Hands work together as well as independently – some polyrhythms
Technically very idiomatic
Duration4 minutes, 30 seconds
InstrumentationMarimba 4.5 Octave - 4 Mallets
Level SuggestionCollege/Professional