East L.A. Phase

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Wayne Siegel


General Info

Year: 1975
Duration: c. 10:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Norsk
Cost: Score and Parts - kr. 90,00 or $10.00   |   Score Only - $0.00


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Instrumentation

Player I: Marimba
Player II: Marimba
Player III: Marimba
Player IV: Marimba



Program Notes

East L.A. Phase was composed in 1975. The piece can be performed on two pianos, four marimbas or four guitars. The work is based on two ostinato figures, one of which was borrowed from the British rock pianist Keith Emerson. East L.A. is a slum area of Los Angeles inhabited mainly by Mexican-Americans. The piece combines rock music, Mexican folk music and minimal music. The title refers to Steve Reich’s work “Piano Phase” from 1968.

East L.A. Phase has been performed and recorded by the Danish Percussion Ensemble and the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (GHA).

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Works for Percussion by this Composer

42nd Street Rondo (Ensemble)Percussion Duo
42nd Street Rondo (Solo)Multiple Percussion
Concerto (Siegel) – Percussion Duo; Percussion Ensemble
East L.A. PhasePercussion Quartet
Incantations (Siegel) - Percussion Quintet
Last Request – Multiple Percussion
Match for Percussion and Computer – Multiple Percussion; Electronics
Savanna - Percussion Duo



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