A Small Dream of a Dance (sax quartet & percussion) by Paul Mitchell-Davidson
Composer: Paul Mitchell-Davidson
Instrumentation: SATB & marimba and percussion (1 player)
Size: score 6 pages - 5 parts @ 2 pages each
Total Duration: circa 4-5 minutes
Astute code: am632-72
ISMN: 979 0 57031 0203
Written to celebrate the release of Nelson Mandela in 1990, the piece draws on elements of African music. Using 1 percussion player on marimba and other perc, it begins and ends with a hymn like theme reminiscent of Zulu choral singing. The middle section is based on Bata rhythms with the saxophones mimicking the drum patterns.
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