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A Different Kind of Jazz : percussion quartet

by Atis Danckops and Ryszard Pusz (1983)

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Performance by Adelaide Percussions from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 140

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 140 / works by Ryszard Pusz.

Library shelf no. CD 3223 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

Twenty-seven instrumental sets from classical, folkloristic, and popular genres of music make this a very different kind of jazz. Moreover, changing time signatures, tempos, rhythmic flow and atmosphere present the piece as a cross-genre expression of music with a jazz drive.

Work Details

Year: 1983

Instrumentation: Glockenspiel, 2 xylophones, tubular bells, vibraphone, marimba, bass marimba, tuned cowbells, 4 timpani, expanded drumkit, bell plates, 3 suspended cymbals, gong, 2 tambourines, congas, derabucca, bongos, 3 tom-toms, bass drum, 2 log drums, 8 temple blocks, moku (3 high woodblocks), woodblock, maracas, cowbell, glass chimes, wood chimes, shell chimes, reco-reco.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — High level of technical mastery on a multplicity of instruments across a variety of genres

Commission note: Commissioned by Adelaide Percussions.


  • In the form/style of: Jazz

Performances of this work

Oct 83: Percussion Society of Australia concert, Edmund Wright House, Adelaide, SA. Featuring Adelaide Percussions.

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