Asante is Swahili for “thank you.” Written for the developing percussion ensemble, Asante will introduce young percussionists to syncopated melodic rhythms. Flexible mallet voicing allows for a variety of melodic timbres, accompanied by a traditional African rhythm section.
Genre: Percussion Ensemble | # of Players: 6+ Level: Medium Easy | Duration: 2:15
Instrumentation [All parts may be doubled as necessary] Mallets 1 [Xylophone or Marimba] Mallets 2 [Vibraphone or Marimba] Mallets 3 [4.3-octave Marimba] Timpani (optional) Shaker/Shekere Double Bell Congas
The IGNITE Series for the Developing Percussion Ensemble This unique series was designed specifically for young percussionists as they experience the magic of playing in a percussion ensemble. Each piece provides the director and students with great flexibility – from the number of players to the tempo to the instrumentation. Light a fire under your students today!