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Composer: Søren Monrad

Instrument: Percussion Quartet

Level: Intermediate

Published: 2022

Price: €40.00

Item details

  • Instrumentation +
    • Required Instruments

      Player 1
      O-Daiko (medium)
      2 Wood Blocks (high-low)
      China Cymbal
      Bongo (tuned in A)

      Player 2
      O-Daiko (big)
      Bongo (tuned in G below pl. 1)
      Chinese Hi-Hat
      Piece of metal (loud and ringing)

      Player 3
      Bass Drum (medium)
      Bongo (tuned in F below pl. 2)
      China Cymbal (large)
      Metal Chimes Tom (low) or surdo

      Player 4
      Bass Drum (big)
      Bongo (tuned in B below pl. 3)
      Chinese Hi-Hat
      Shaker "egg"

  • About the composer +
    • Søren Monrad was classically trained at the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music. In 1978 he became a percussionist with the Royal Danish Orchestra and in 1982 he won the chair as solo timpanist in the same orchestra. At the same time, he also held down jobs with the Collegium Musicum, Royal Danish Brass and others. Add to that a comprehensive international career as a solo percussionist, playing with among others the Royal Danish Orchestra and the Odense Symphony Orchestra.

      He has also performed on several CD’s with the above mentioned ensembles on which composers such as Bartok, Crumb, Varese, Koppel and others are represented. Since 1985 he has been a lecturer at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Odense, Denmark.

  • Credits +
    • Front Cover graphics and layout: Ronni Kot Wenzell
      Engraving: Tom Kohnen
      Printed in Copenhagen, Denmark
      Copyright © Edition SVITZER
      With support from Koda’s Cultural Funds