This steel drum band selection, creates an easy going mood typical of the steel band idiom. Program notes inform us this piece pokes a little fun at the Northern Kentucky University Department of Music during a construction addition to their fine arts building. Enjoy!
Genre: Steel Band | # of Players: 7+ Level: Medium | Duration: 2:00
Instrumentation Lead/Tenor Double Tenors Double Seconds Guitar Cello Six Bass Optional Electric Bass Engine Room 1 (Iron) Engine Room 2 (Congas) Drum Set
Program Notes Going Up the Down Stairs pokes a little fun at the Northern Kentucky University Department of Music architecture. The new addition to our Fine Arts building requires a climb up of three flights of stairs and down one to go up a floor, or up one and down three to go down a level.
The melody at letter B pays tribute to this NKU phenomenon. The piece is dedicated to Scott Lang, Instructor of Percussion at NKU and the NKU Steel Band.