Mardi Gras

By BRIAN AGUILAR

Style: fun, groove
Time: 1:30
Difficulty: BASIC-BEGINNING (Grade 1)
Price: $60
Use for: Street Percussion, Field (fun or competitive), Percussion Ensemble, Winter Percussion

ABOUT THE PIECE:
Mardi gras is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on Ash Wednesday. This piece was written for a beginning level drum line, and designed specifically for use as a street percussion piece. This piece is perfect for a junior high/middle school drumline.

Commission by Mr. Walter Hunt and composed for Grange Middle School (Fairfield, CA) in Fall 2012 by Brian Aguilar.

Sample PDF     Sample mp3

Instrumentation:

SNARE DRUMS
TENORS (quads)
BASS DRUMS (4)
CYMBALS
BELLS 1
BELLS 2
XYLO 1
XYLO 2
COWBELL
SHAKER
Tambourine

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