Pieces of Eight (1999 rev. 2002) is a percussion ensemble for eight players written in a minimalist style. Some sections are written in strict meter, while other phrases are left to the discretion of the conductor or performers.
Level - Advanced
Duration - approx. 7 minutes
Instrumentation: glockenspiel, crotales (two 8ves), three vibraphones, three marimbas (4.3 oct) and timpani (five drums).
Available at Tapspace.
Performed here by the Northern Illinois University Percussion Ensemble
Original sketch performed by the 1999 Santa Clara Vanguard Front Ensemble