Boomerang

Price: 
$48.00

Boomerang

Arranger/Composer: 

Sycamore, Amanda

Item Code:
27030
Publisher: 
C. Alan Publications

Beginning with driving rhythms reminiscent of the Australian Outback, shifting to a delicate melody that is passed around the ensemble, and ending with a return of the original theme. Boomerang is scored for 8-10 players and is a perfect fit for programs teaching a combination of students at a variety of experience levels.

Program Notes

Adapted from the first movement of “Outback” for 4-mallet marimba, Boomerang has been expanded for percussion ensemble. Beginning with driving rhythms reminiscent of the Australian Outback, shifting to a delicate melody that is passed around the ensemble, and ending with a return of the original theme. This piece is scored for 8-10 players and is a perfect fit for programs teaching a combination of students at a variety of experience levels.

Grade Level: Medium Easy
Copyright: 2020
Duration: 3:30

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Instrumentation

Glockenspiel (may double with Vibraphone)
Xylophone (may double with Marimba)
Vibraphone (optional)
Marimba 1 (4-octave; may share with Marimba 2)
Marimba 2 (4.3-octave; may share with Marimba 1)

Percussion 1: Claves (may substitute High Woodblock)
Percussion 2: Shaker (may substitute Maracas)
Percussion 3: Suspended Cymbal, Triangle
Percussion 4: Snare Drum
Percussion 5: Bass Drum (optional; may substitute Low Tom)