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Multum in Parvis

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Raymond Helble

Raymond Helble


This work bears the designation Opus 61.


General Info

Year: 2016
Duration:
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Keyboard Percussion Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $78.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Timpani (also plays Bass Drum)
Percussion I-XIII (13 players), including:

  • Bongos (2)
  • Chimes
  • Crotales
  • Marimba I-II-III-IV-V (V or MalletKat)
  • Snare Drum
  • Tam-tam
  • Timbales (2)
  • Tom-toms (2 sets of 4; 1 set high, 1 set low)
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Multum in Parvis differs from Helble's other percussion orchestra works in that most of the material is introduced and developed by membranophones rather than keyboards. The title is a variation of the typically seen expression Multum in parvo (Much from a little.) Parvis is the plural, indicating that the composer knit the piece together from many small scraps of motifs. The result is a wonderful mosaic of contrapuntal drumming that can be done by a strong high school ensemble.

- Program Note from publisher


Commissioned by and dedicated to Michael Faris and the Ladue, Mo., Percussion Program.

- Program Note from score


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Helble, R. (2016). Multum in Parvis : For Percussion Ensemble : op. 61 [score]. Keyboard Percussion Publications: Asbury Park, N.J.