Sakpatá (for Percussion Ensemble and Electronic Tape)


Sakpatá is based on chants and rhythms from the Afro-Cuban religions Santería and Arará. It features chants for the Yoruba deity of mountains Obatalá and the Arará god of the Earth Sakpatá. This work is through-composed and fully notated. It is accompanied by an electronic soundtrack featuring lead vocals and some electronic sonorities. Sakpatá is brimming with rhythmic melodies for xylophone and marimbas, while a full battery of tom-toms, congas, and other percussion instruments grooves on in colorful interactions with the recorded material. After the purchase is processed, you will be able to download the electronic track; score and parts will be shipped via U.S. mail.

Weight 2 oz
Dimensions 8.5 × 0.5 × 11 in


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