The Upward Slide

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The Upward Slide

A lively ensemble piece for drumkit and 5 untuned percussion parts using instruments frequently found in the music classroom.

Performance directions:
Sections marked SOLO may be played as written or improvised. 

Elbow gliss on the floor tom (bar 33): Strike the first note. Once resonating, bend the pitch smoothly upwards by pressingdownwards on the on the centre of the drum head with the elbow. Strike the second, higher note on beat 3 with elbow still depressing head.


-Cabassa, Triangle & Tambourine

-Cowbells (high/low), Small Shaker, Big Shaker



-Floor Tom 

-Drum Kit

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