RPM

(2002)

by Matthew Hindson

Description
wind band
Duration
4
Genres
Wind Band
Instrumentation
picc.2.2.Ebcl.3.bcl.2.cbsn.2 asax.tsax.bsax - 4.4 crt.2.2.btrb.2 euph.2 - string bass - timpani - perc(3): drum kit/small crash cym/med crash cym/large crash cyml
First Performance
07.12.2003, Singapore: tbc
Availability
Score and parts 0-571-56655-3 and score 0-571-56656-1 on sale
Programme Notes
RPM stands for Revolutions per Minute. This piece seeks to capture the feeling of unrelenting speed, acceleration and momentum. The composer was influenced by heavy metal music, and describes the overall effect as similar to that of driving in a car at a very high speed. Matthew Hindson is an academic staff member at the University of Sydney.

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