[music]x(evolution)

Description:

“…we have become, refined.”

Through the years, human culture has always evolved; we have reacted and adapted to new situations, new ideas, and new innovations. Humanity’s artistic outlets have also evolved, and the way we express ourselves through art is constantly shifting.

In “Evolution,” we explore the changes over time that man and music have experienced from Ancient History to the Classical Era to modern time. Musical themes evolve and expand as additional layers of responsibility are incorporated into the ensemble’s efforts. The diverse music can be enhanced via visual evolution of posture, technique and form from the rudimentary basics to advanced modern performance. Written into “Evolution” are opportunities to diversify the instrumentation or voices available within the ensemble’s sound. Potential props include standing drums, backdrops, and lights.

This production was originally written for a strong battery coupled with a more beginner level front ensemble. Additional difficulty versions available on request.

“Evolution” was originally commissioned for Mechanicsburg HS (Mechanicsburg, PA) for the winter of 2018 and was an WGI A Class Finalist.

Any group wishing to use this show in the WGI Virtual Season will need to purchase National Exclusivity as a $300 add-on. National Exclusivity guarantees that no other group will perform this show in the WGI Virtual Season. Included in this purchase are 2 video consultations from our expert designers.

By Jonathan Zuniga and Brian Stockard

Instrumentation:

  • Snares
  • Tenors
  • 5 Basses
  • Cymbals
  • 3 Marimbas
  • Xylo/Crotales
  • 3 Vibes
  • Bells/Chimes
  • 2 Synths
  • Drumset
  • 2 Auxiliary

  • Price: $600.00
  • Difficulty: A Class Pit, High Open Battery
  • Length: 5:30

What's Included:

Clean

Properly formatted PDF files including full scores, percussion scores and individual parts.

Custom

Custom instrumentation and multiple versions & difficulties available upon request.

Quality

Accurate and high quality MP3 recordings including full ensemble, full ensemble with click track, and battery only to make learning fun and easy.

Exclusive

All shows come with Regional Exclusivity.
Regional Exclusivity guarantees that no other group in your region or local circuit will have the same show as you. *NEW for 2021: National Exclusivity will need to be purchased for an additional fee if you will be competing in the WGI Virtual Season.

Effect

High fidelity sound FX, samples, and narration if applicable. Delivered in individual .WAV files for easy integration into ANY sampling setup.

Notation Files

Sibelius or XML files available upon request for an additional fee.

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