Composer: Rick Tagawa

Title: Inspirations Diabolique

Description: A medium advanced multi-percussion solo, Inspirations Diabolique is popular and suitable for college recitals and juries. It uses a number of different striking utensils, including triangle beaters, yarn mallets, snare drum sticks, and brushes. The piece is in five movements:

  • I. Introduction
  • II. Dance
  • III. Adagio-Tarantella
  • IV. Cadenza
  • V.  Perpetual Motion

The instrumentation consists of:

  • 4 Suspended cymbals
  • Bass Drum
  • Field Drum
  • 2 Snare Drums
  • Bongos
  • Tambourine

Annotated by Ethan Pani