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Downfall

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John R. Beck

John R. Beck


Subtitle: A Rudimental Fantasy for Three Snare Drums, Bass Drum & Optional Tom Toms


General Info

Year: 2001
Duration: c. 3:15
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: HoneyRock Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $18.95


Instrumentation

Full Score
Percussion (4-5 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drums (3)
  • Tom-toms (2)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Scored for four or five players, this ensemble is a rudimental fantasy which utilizes themes from three traditional snare drum compositions: Three Camps; The Downfall of Paris and Connecticut Halftime, with a nod to Steve Gadd’s performance of Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover!

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media Links


State Ratings

  • Texas: Percussion Ensemble Class 2


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Beck, J. (2001). Downfall : A Rudimental Fantasy for Three Snare Drums, Bass Drum & Optional Tom Toms [score]. HoneyRock: Everett, Penn.
  • Perusal score