Mainly a marimba solo, Agathoclea has a brief battery percussion section to add to the excitement of this piece. Dance-like themes run throughout the work and make for a fun piece on your next program.
Genre: Multiple Percussion Solo | # of Players: 1 Level: Medium Difficult | Duration: 4:30
Program Notes Agathoclea was a drum player and a courtesan like her mother “Oenanthe” from Samos Island. She was very beautiful, so Ptolemy the fourth, the Philopater (221-204 B.C.), loved her deeply. Plutarch states Agathoclea in his Erotic 9,735 D.