Alfred Fissinger

From Alfred Fissinger

Suite for Marimba

$15.00

“Suite for Marimba” was composed in 1950, making it one of the early “classics” of the original marimba repertoire. Consisting of four movements, each depicting a specific incident experienced by Alfred Fissinger while serving as an infantryman in Europe during World War II, “Suite” is the first polyphonic work for unaccompanied marimba, combining both traditional tertian and quartal/quintal harmonies to evoke introspection, anticipation, panic and serenity.Includes performance notes by Leigh Howard Stevens.
Recording available for download at CDBaby.com

“Suite for Marimba” was composed in 1950, making it one of the early “classics” of the original marimba repertoire. Consisting of four movements, each depicting a specific incident experienced by Alfred Fissinger while serving as an infantryman in Europe during World War II, “Suite” is the first polyphonic work for unaccompanied marimba, combining both traditional tertian and quartal/quintal harmonies to evoke introspection, anticipation, panic and serenity.Includes performance notes by Leigh Howard Stevens.
Recording available for download at CDBaby.com