A Tangoed Web

chamber orchestra with solo percussion (2002)

Commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra for its 2002 “Made In ”Vermont statewide tour, this percussion concerto employs non-Western percussion instruments: a Tar (Middle Eastern frame drum), a Cajon (Andean box drum that doubled as the percussionist’s seat), three Ewe drums from Ghana, a pair of timbales, a cowbell with foot pedal, two cymbals, a foot drum, as well as other instruments from Asia, South America, Africa and JC Penney.

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