Image 1

Nostalgic Dances (percussion ensemble version)

×
×

Genre: Soloist(s) with Percussion Ensemble
# of Players: 10
Level: Medium Ens / Difficult Solo | Duration: 9:00
Publisher: C. Alan Publications | Copyright: 2015

Download mp3 | Click on images to left for score sample

Price:
$48.00
Item #:
22010
Quantity:
Notes & Instrumentation
Video
Related Products
Reviews
Also Viewed
Other Details
  • Notes & Instrumentation

    The three-movement suite Nostalgic Dances was inspired by experiences Zaninelli had as a pianist during the second world war, playing waltzes, fox trots, polkas, rhumbas, square dances, cha-chas, tarantellas, etc.

    Genre: Soloist(s) with Percussion Ensemble | # of Players: 10
    Level: Medium Ens / Difficult Solo | Duration: 9:00

    Instrumentation
    Solo Piano

    Bells
    Xylophone/Chimes
    Vibraphone
    Marimba (4.3-octave)
    Timpani
    Percussion 1 [2 Players] (Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Woodblock, Tam-Tam)
    Percussion 2 [2 Players] (Snare Drum, Woodblock, Bass Drum]

    Program Notes
    At the age of 12, I began playing in small dance orchestras. The second world war was raging and pianists were in short supply. What I lacked in skill, I attempted to make up for with brash enthusiasm. I was called to play for all kinds of events. I would learn to play jazz “hot” and “cool” and a variety of dance forms. I played waltzes, fox trots, polkas, rhumbas, square dances, cha-chas, and, of course, tarantellas. I loved to look out, as I played, and watch the dancers swirl by. Their faces would beam with joy as they, for a little while, attempted to forget the war which dominated our lives. Nostalgic Dances represents, for me, what remains in my musical memory of those bittersweet years. The dancers may be gone, but when I close my eyes I can still hear the music.

  • Video

    • Nostalgic Dances Luigi Zaninelli

      Performed by Percussion-Ensemble Royal Conservatoire Antwerp Koen Wilmaers, Conductor Nils Van der Plancken, Piano
  • Product Reviews

    ×

    This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

    Write A Review

×
×