Eisenhower's Rondo (1974)

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Sound Clip - complete. The recording here is probably the premiere performance at Eisenhower College. As I recall, Dave Mancini and I on marimba, John Serry on drums, Ted Moore on triangel, and Steve Kujala (?) on flute. I don't remember who the violist was. Enjoy!

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1974. The percussion battery consists of two marimbas, two hand drums, and triangle. This is my first composition for percussion ensemble, and was composed for John Serry, and a concert that he produced at Eisenhower College in New York state. It is based on rhythms that I heard on a recording of Bulgarian folk music. A really fun piece! Published by Keyboard Percussion Publications (www.mostlymarimba.com).

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