Bells, Poems and Monasteries

Four meditations for solo percussion.”This intriguing new work for solo percussion uses a variety of timbrew and rhythmic counterpoint to create a distinct and memorable musical experience.”-Percussive Notes

Born in 1961 in Stuttgart-Germany. Studied with different well-named Professors of Percussion. 1986-88 taught percussion at the University of Cologne, since 1988 he teaches at the Musikschule Starnberg . 1990 he started as a composer for percussion.

Four meditations for solo percussion.

Instrumentation: 5 Dobaci (metal), Burma in C, Burma in D, Burma in Eb, Burma in A, 12″ Wuhan, 12” small Tam-Tam, 28″ large Tam-Tam, 2 Crotales, Gong D3, High and Low Bongos, 5 Woodblocks, 2 Cup-Chimes, 3 small Bells (High, Medium, Low).

1. Sarah Srang – Froom night to sunrise
2. Banteai Srei-carvings
3. Bayon at moonlight
4. Angkor Vat

Review in Percussive Notes, Jully 2014



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