A very exciting and challenging piece in a Spanish mood. Also included is an easier two-page reduction of the piece that allows the performer to improvise over the themes.
Setup: Solo Marimba (low E), 4 mallets.
Available in: Hard copy
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In the year 2001 I did a tour through Taiwan sponsored by the Ju Percussion Group. During a concert there I shared the stage with the Amores Percussion Trio from Spain. For this occasion I decided to write a piece in the Spanish-Flamenco mood, so that I could perform it together with Amores during the concerts we would play together in Taiwan. Valencia reflects my impression from Spain and in particular the state of Valencia that I have visited several times. This marimba version is a written improvisation over the simple original score that contains only the melody with simple accompaniment.
Available in hard copy through the major percussion sellers.
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