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Tweedledrum : for percussion duo

by Holly Harrison (2014)



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Tweedledrum : for percussion duo / Holly Harrison.

Library shelf no. 785.6812/HAR 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Tweedledrum sets the characters Tweedledum and Tweedledee against each other in a percussion battle.

Work Details

Year: 2014

Instrumentation: Percussion 1: 2 jam-blocks (medium-high and low), 2 triangles (small and large; large prepared with chain), 2 empty wine bottles (approx. C and C#, or a semi-tone apart), 10" high tom, 2 hand bells (high (ceramic) and low (glass)), 6-8" stainless steel mixing bowl, large cowbell, brake drum, tambourine (with strikable plastic edge), hard mallets, triangle beater, set of keys, plastic brushes (regal tip ultraflex), 10" rubber drum mute; Percussion 2: drum kit, small cowbell, shaker (medium-large), triangle (medium), tambourine (mounted on hi-hat 2), flexatone, hotrods, sticks, timpani mallets, triangle beater.

Duration: 10 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Riot Ensemble.

First performance: by Sarah Mason, James Leveridge — 6 Nov 14. St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London


Tweedledrum by Holly Harrison

Performances of this work

17 Jul 2015: at Scale variable: The Sound Collectors (Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)). Featuring Leah Scholes, Louise Devenish.

6 Nov 14: St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London. Featuring Sarah Mason, James Leveridge.

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