Variations on a Familiar Theme

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Harold Farberman


General Info

Year: 1956
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Broude
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00

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Instrumentation

Player I - VII: xylophone, orchestra bells(2 sets), vibraphone, triangle, tambourine, cymbal, timpani(4), tubular chimes, sleigh bells, castanets, gong, wood block, snare drum, tom-tom, bass drum, bongos, antique cymbal, tenor drum, maracas, cow bell


Program Notes

premiere: 18 February 1955, Jordan Hall, Boston


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Variations for Percussion with Piano - Percussion Quartet; Piano
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