Round Trip Ticket: A Theme with Variations for Seven Players
Duration (in minutes): 13
Difficulty: High (professional)
Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble
Instruments: any low voice, any male voice, any string, any voice, any woodwind, bass voice, cello, clarinet, flute, percussion, piano, piccolo, violin
Publisher: Subito Music Corporation
Description: 2007. Round Trip Ticket consists of a theme with eleven variations that venture further afield with each iteration. One percussionist plays marimba and vibraphone, the other plays small, wooden or handheld instruments and conga. The ensemble twitters, imitating birds, and slides through lush chromatic harmonies.