Mystic Rites of Flight

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.


Written for The Tchiki Duo from Lausanne, Switzerland.  This piece is both musical and technical challenging. It is an excellent choice for duo performance, practice and competition. The premiere performance was at KALIMA 2016 in Lausanne.

  • Difficulty: Advanced
  • Number of players: 2
  • Instrumentation: two 5.0 octave marimba