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Featured Video: SPIDERWEB LEAD by Adam Silverman

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Spiderweb Lead is a percussion quartet that brings together steel drum, marimba, vibraphone and a percussion accompaniment that can be played on drums of the performer’s choice such as tablas, bongos and congas, cajon, or any hand drum. In this composition, instruments are treated with nods to their ethnic origins and immersion in contemporary percussion techniques, with a variety of non-traditional beaters used on the steel drum and percussive playing on its rim.

Instrumentation
Lead Steel Pan (+ Junk Metal Crash)
Vibraphone
Marimba (5-octave)
Hand Drum

Composer Spotlight: ADAM SILVERMAN

An already well-established composer in his own right, ADAM SILVERMAN is known for his inventive scoring, rhythmic drive, and sophisticated yet approachable harmonic language. Take a few moments to check out several of his works for percussion. Naked and On Fire (percussion sextet) Nightmare Machine (solo drum set + track) Quick Blood (percussion quartet) Sparklefrog (percussion octet)

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Featured Video: SELVA LUMINOSA by Francisco Perez

Francisco Perez has amassed a large & varied library of compositions for percussion in recent years. His newest percussion quartet for two vibraphones and two marimbas, Selva Luminosa, is a formidable minimalist work, inspired by Latin American genres such as merengue, cumbia, and salsa, that grooves from beginning to end. Check out his new ensemble BlueSHIFT Percussion [...]

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