Midnight for Percussion Ensemble
Composer: Gordon Hughes
Instrumentation: Xylophone, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, Triangle, Marimba (4.3) shared, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbals (2), Bass Drum, Tam-Tam, Wind Chimes, Concert Toms (4), Triangle, Timpani (4)
Grading: A.M.E.B. 4 | ABS 3+ (Intermediate).
Midnight is a powerful work for the forces of tuned and untuned percussion. Lyrical marimba passages and high-intensity melodic themes go head-to-head with powerful drumming sections. A new powerhouse-work for the modern percussion ensemble.
Recording by the Villanova College Percussion Ensemble. Recorded at Ghostgum Audio, Brisbane.