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#2131432 - 08/11/13 10:04 PM "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble.
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Registered: 07/18/07
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Hi, this is Wiwi from Taiwan. I wrote this piece for a Taiwanese percussion group, and this piece was premiered (with tango dancers!) at Taiwan National Concert Hall on August 9, 2013.

It's a (not very traditional) tango for 2 marimbas, 2 vibraphones and an upright bass, hope you guys like it.

Music with animated score: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3S6Ijmv01I

PDF score: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2303638/Tango.mus.pdf
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#2131457 - 08/11/13 11:13 PM Re: "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble. [Re: Wiwi]
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Registered: 11/27/02
Posts: 13837
Loc: Iowa City, IA
Fantastic! Very well done!
"If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him." (John Holt)


#2131511 - 08/12/13 01:56 AM Re: "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble. [Re: Wiwi]
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Registered: 11/26/07
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Brilliant! And a great recording as well! (though it's a digital recording this one, right? I'd love to hear the normal one with the dancers and all)

#2131513 - 08/12/13 01:59 AM Re: "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble. [Re: Wiwi]
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+++! smile

#2131533 - 08/12/13 04:42 AM Re: "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble. [Re: Wiwi]
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I enjoyed that a lot and found it very interesting, and also the Mozart Turkish March arrangement posted earlier which I don't think I commented on:




#2131770 - 08/12/13 12:57 PM Re: "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble. [Re: Wiwi]
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Registered: 08/29/03
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超棒!! thumb thumb

(I think I year video game influence in there too. laugh )
www.PianoRecital.org -- my piano recordings

#2139996 - 08/28/13 02:30 AM Re: "Tango", My original composition for percussion ensemble. [Re: Wiwi]
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Registered: 08/16/13
Posts: 268
Wow this is great. I like the choice of instrumentation. This piece is unique, engaging, and intelligent. Doesn't get boring even though it is eight minutes long. Very cool.

How long have you been composing? Also, do you like Carribean Jazz Project? I was sort of grasping for what might have been a possible influence for you and they are the only band that comes to mind.


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