Medium Easy Flexible Concert Percussion Ensemble
by Robert Clayson
Vibraphone [may double with Marimba]
Timpani [2 drums]
Snare Drum/Bass Drum [2 players]*
2 Concert Toms
*These instruments are required for performance. All others are optional.
Cloudburst is a percussion ensemble with flexible instrumentation that is playable with as few as 4 players or as many as 12. It portrays images of soaring over skylines with dazzling sunlight and flurries of clouds spread out across the bright blue sky.