This lively work may be based on chromatic themes, but it has much more to offer. From the mallet parts full of character to the battery parts that accompany them, you will love this piece.
Genre: Percussion Ensemble | # of Players: 9 + Piano
Level: Medium | Duration: 5:20
Percussion 1 (bells, claves)
Percussion 2 (xylophone, triangle)
Percussion 3 (vibraphone, slapstick, brake drum)
Percussion 4 (5 octave marimba)
Percussion 5 (4 octave marimba, slapstick
Percussion 6 (chimes
Percussion 7 (triangle, temple blocks, slapstick)
Percussion 8 (wind chimes, snare drum)
Percussion 9 (timpani, claves)
Chromatic Fantasy is a delicate work that requires a great deal of maturity and nuance from every player in the percussion ensemble. Roberts manipulates the chromatic scale in a variety of ways, always presenting the thematic material in a fresh and exciting way as the piece progresses.