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Point Blank music cue

Year of composition
2002
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

This short piece is a cue I was asked to write by college to a scene from the film Point Blank. It is supposed to be rather brutal and aggressive but with a strong sense of rhythmic drive, hence depicting the incensed state of mind of the main character, Lee Marvin. It is scored – generally quite thickly – for percussion octet containing timpanis, orchestral bass drum, triangle, six toms, two tenor drums, an assortment of cymbals, egg-shaker, 5 octave marimba and vibraphone.

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