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Atenteben (by Bob Becker)

Price: $25.00

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(for Vibe, Marimba, Piano)

Written in 1982, the seven-player ensemble consists of four marimbas (one doubling rattle), double bell, high African drum (may substitute bongo) and low African drum (may substitute conga). Both drum parts are played with hands; marimba parts are tuneful, contrapuntal, and cross-rhythmic. Based on Ghanaian melodies.

8 minutes.


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