Encore in Jazz

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Vic Firth

General Info

Year: 1964
Duration: c. 4:40
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts - $0.00   |   Score Only - $0.00



Player I: Timpani(4)
Player II: Snare drums(2), field drum
Player III: Vibraphone, Indian drum
Player IV: Marimba, cow bell
Player V: Bongos
Player VI: Conga drum
Player VII: Drum set

Program Notes


Designed for the conservatory and advanced high school percussion group. It Is written in the Jazz idiom using a set of dance drums as well as vibraphone and marimba. Divided into two main sections; the first is a medium riff tempo, the second is an up-tempo two-beat section. At one point in the piece there is a "Battle of drums" between the dance drummer and the rest of the ensemble. - PAS Staff, December 1965[1]



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Works for Percussion by this Composer

Dialogue (Firth) - Percussion Duo - Timpani, Drumset
Encore in Jazz - Percussion Septet
Jazz Waltz - Percussion Duo - Timpani, Drumset
Roll-Off Rhumba - Percussion Septet
Six Little Indians - Percussion Sextet
Solo Impression for Four Timpani - Timpani; Piano
Solo Impression for Three Timpani - Timpani; Piano
Solo Impression for Two Timpani - Timpani; Piano
Suite for 4 Timpani, 4 Roto-toms and Drum Set - Percussion Duo - Timpani, Drumset
The Thirteenth Street Rag - Percussion Duo - Timpani, Drumset
Vic Firth Timpani Solo Series: Advanced - Timpani; Piano
Vic Firth Timpani Solo Series: Elementary - Timpani; Piano
Vic Firth Timpani Solo Series: Intermediate - Timpani; Piano

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