Drum Kit part from Brass Quartet - A Gabrieli Suite

page one of the Drum Kit part from Brass Quartet - A Gabrieli Suite

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On a whim, I decided to collect some of Andrea Gabrieli’s music into a suite for brass quartet with added (optional) percussion.

As part of the nephew - uncle ’team’ of early Baroque polyphonic music, the Gabrielis were among the forefront of composers who used space to enhance their music.

Although these pieces might never have shared stand space, they do fit together quite well as a little suite and are further enhanced (I hope) by the added percussion parts.

The kit part consists of tambourine and tenor drum and there is also a timpani part for the last movement.

Please feel free to comment and to point out any errors.

Andrea Gabrieli
5 minutes
Classical music

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