Medium/Advanced Concert Percussion Ensemble
David R. Gillingham
Instrumentation: Percussion 1 (Bells, Xylophone, Crotales [shared w/ Perc. 2], Vibraphone [shared w/ Perc. 2]), Percussion 2 (Vibraphone, Crotales [shared w/ Perc. 2]), Marimba 1 (4.3-octave), Marimba 2 (5-octave), Percussion 3 (Tam-Tam, 2 Brake Drums, Suspended Cymbal), Timpani (4), Percussion 4 (2 Small Bass Drums, Marimba [4.3-octave]), Percussion 5 (2 Small Bass Drums, Chimes).
Inspired by the Book of Revelation, Gillingham's Angels of the Apocalypse is a dramatic work for 5 keyboard percussion and 3 battery percussion that features lush, chromatic harmonies, gorgeous lyrical lines and sweeping, breathtaking arpeggios. This is not a piece to overlook!