Medium Concert Percussion Ensemble
Instrumentation: Percussion 1 (high concert tom, small China cymbal), Percussion 2 (medium concert tom, medium China cymbal), Percussion 3 (low concert tom, large China cymbal), Percussion 4 (large bass drum), Percussion 5 & 6 (shared bongos), Percussion 7 & 8 (shared bongos).
*May be performed with 6 players if you leave out Percussion 6 & 8
Your audiences will be blown away by the shear power of this piece! Using traditional instruments, Harding emulates the unmistakable sound of a Japanese taiko ensemble. The majestic opening accelerates into the quick tempo which remains to the end of the piece.