Sound Percussion Ensembles by Dave Black and Chris Bernotas contains 11 arrangements and two original pieces at the intermediate level designed to give your percussion students a valuable group performance experience. It synthesizes skills taught in Sound Percussion and can be used as a supplement to any percussion method, or independently as stand-alone performance music. Playing in a group as a percussion ensemble will help your students develop independence and rhythmic stability, while offering a fun incentive to practice with friends. This book features a variety of music styles such as holiday, patriotic, multicultural, processional, classical, and original repertoire that can be used for performances throughout the entire school year. Each piece contains a Sound Advice section, providing helpful performance tips for your students on preparing for each work, executing the technique with excellence, and helping them understand notation. SI Online includes streaming demonstration tracks for each arrangement, providing excellent practice resources. Titles include: Trumpet Tune * Funeral March / March of the Marionette * Jingle Bells / Parade of the Wooden Soldiers * Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah * Joy to the World / Deck the Halls * Chester / Battle Hymn of the Republic * Espaņa Caņi (Spanish Paso Doble) * Mama Paquita (Brazilian Folk Song) * Sakura/Arirang (Traditional Japanese / Korean Folk Song) * The Entertainer * Pomp and Circumstance * Mission Possible * Gears.
|Format||Book & Online Media|
|Series||Sound Innovations: Sound Percussion|