Three Pieces for Percussion Quartet

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Warren Benson

General Info

Year: 1958
Duration: c.6'25"
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: SchirmerG
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00



Player I: Snare drum, triangle, tambourine, glass milk bottle
Player II: Field drum, wood block, triangle
Player III: Tom-tom, castanets, suspended cymbal, snare drum
Player IV: Suspended cymbal, bass drum, gong, tom-tom


Program Notes

dedication: to the composer's teacher, Paul Bowles (Allegretto - to Ray Lowery - 03:30; Scherzino 01:10; Fughetta alla Siciliano 01:45)


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Works for Percussion by this Composer

Canon - Hand Drum with tuba
Concertino for Flute, Strings and Percussion - Multiple Percussion with flute (solo) and strings
How do I Love Thee - Marimba with soprano
Largo Tah - Marimba with bass trombone
Nara - Percussion Duo with soprano; flute; piano
Polyphony for Percussion - Percussion Quartet with wind ensemble
Songs for the End of the World - Marimba; with horn; cello; English horn; mezzo-soprano
Streams (Benson) - Percussion Ensemble
Symphony for Drums - Percussion Sextet with Wind Ensemble
The Red Lion - Vibraphone; with piano
Thorgard's Song - Percussion Ensemble with horn
Three Dances for Solo Snare Drum - Snare Drum
Three Pieces for Percussion Quartet - Percussion Quartet
Trio for Percussion - (Benson) - Percussion Trio
Winter Bittersweet - Percussion Sextet

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