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Diptych No. 4

Diptych No. 4 is a duo for marimba and percussionist. Gordon Stout (percussion) and Leigh Howard Stevens (marimba) performed the world Premiere in 1986. As with all of Gordon’s Diptych works, the work is in a highly contrasting two-part form.

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Gordon Stout (b.1952) is currently Professor of Percussion at the School of Music, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., where he has taught percussion since 1980.

Diptych No. 4 is a duo for marimba and percussionist. Gordon Stout (percussion) and Leigh Howard Stevens (marimba) performed the world Premiere in 1986. A small but widely varied set up of tom-tom, bongos, hi-hat, splash cymbal, cow bells, temple blocks and glock, forms a colorful complementary accompaniment, counterpoint and commentary on and for the marimba part. As with all of Gordon’s Diptych works, the work is in a highly contrasting two-part form.

INSTRUMENTS:
Marimba
Vibraphone (motor off)
Bells
Temple Blocks (5)
Cowbells (3)
Bongos
Wooden Tom-tom
(regular, if wooden not available)
Splash Cymbal
Hi-hat Cymbal
30″ or 32″ Timpani

Difficulty

Advanced

Performance Type

Piano Accompaniment