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Iron Tongues : for percussion trio

by Miriama Young (1999)

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Strike: New Zealand Percussion Music.


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Work Overview

The distinct voices of wood, metal and skin are each activated by three percussionists in a work that explores intricate and diverse timbral elements, as well as moments of cohesive combined ensemble.

Work Details

Year: 1999

Instrumentation: Percussion trio: 5-Octave Marimba ; 5 Brake Drums ; Drum Kit: 4 Tom-toms, Kick Drum, High-hat.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Strike Percussion with funds provided by Creative New Zealand.

First performance: by Strike Percussion — Oct 00. Wellington Town Hall, Wellington NZ

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc assocaited with this woork:
post-minimalist, influenced by the Bang on a Can school

Revised 2004.


Performances of this work

22 Feb 17: Music of Our Mothers, NPR-affiliated radio, Maryland, USA . Featuring Quey Percussion Duo.

Nov 06: The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Conneticut, USA. Featuring Quey Percussion Duo.

Oct 06: River Crossings Concert Series, East Hartford, CT, USA . Featuring Quey Percussion Duo.

Oct 06: Bloomsburg University, PA, USA . Featuring Quey Percussion Duo.

1 Jan 05: Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. Featuring TimeTable Percussion.

Dec 04: Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA . Featuring So Percussion.

2004: Princeton University USA. Featuring So Percussion.

Jul 01: Nelson College, New Zealand . Featuring Strike Percussion.

May 01: Massey University, New Zealand. Featuring Strike Percussion.

Apr 01: Baycourt Theatre, Tauranga, New Zealand. Featuring Strike Percussion.

Nov 00: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK. Featuring Strike Percussion.

Oct 00: Wellington Town Hall, Wellington NZ. Featuring Strike Percussion.

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