Creation Instrumentation

For SSA Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Video, Tape
Introduction
“Wenye Masikio na Wasikie”
Soprano I
Soprano II
Alto
Electronic Tape
Electronic Keyboard
Keyboard Patch List: Electronic Deep Pad or Strings, Marimba or Kalimba, Electronic Organ
Percussion (2-4 Players; Additional Hand Drummers as Available)
Percussion I: Gong, Shekere, Marimba and/or Xylophone
Percussion II: Drum set (or Concert Bass Drum, Toms and/or Hand Drums), Tambourine (opt.), Timpani (2) and/or Bass Drum
Additional Percussion Players may ad lib the Shekere/Tamb and Hand Drum parts as indicated.Movement 1
“Formado en un Lugar Secreto”
Soprano I
Soprano II
Alto
Electronic Tape
Video Animation
Electronic Keyboard
Keyboard Patch List: Atmospheric Pad, Celeste, Slow Strings, “Sinister” Organ
Percusson (1-3 Players)
Percussion I: Suspended Cymbal, Marimba and/or Vibes (w/bow),  Bells or Vibes (w/bow), Thunder Sheet, Large Brake Drum, Gong
Percussion II: Timpani (2) and/or Bass Drum, Suspended Cymbal

Movement 2
“Light”
Soprano I
Soprano II
Alto
Electronic Tape
Video Animation
Electronic Keyboard
Keyboard Patch List:  Atmospheric Pad, Electronic Organ, Electronic Flute, Electronic Organ, Electronic Violin/Sine Wave,
Percusson (1-3 Players)
Percussion I:  Bells/Vibes
Percussion II: Finger Cymbals, Suspended Cymbals, Gong, Wind Chimes,  Triangle

Movement 3
“Las Aguas”
Soprano I
Soprano II
Alto
Electronic Tape
Video Animation
Electronic Keyboard
Keyboard Patch List: Harp w/Reverb, Atmospheric Pad
Percusson (1-4 Players)
Percussion I:  Vibes, Marimba/Xylophone
Percussion II: Toms/Hand Drums,
Percussion III: Large Tam tam, Large Bass Drum, Finger Cymbal,  Suspended Cymbals, Shekere, Vibraslap/Guiro,  Cowbell/Agogo Bell

Movement 4
“Uzima wa Milele”
Soprano I
Soprano II
Alto
Electronic Tape
Video Animation
Electronic Keyboard
Keyboard Patch List: Kalimba/Xylophone, Studio Acoustic Piano,  Atmospheric Pad
Percusson (1-6 Players) (Optional: Double drum parts)
Percussion I:  Agogo Bells, Guiro
Percussion II: Thundersheet, Toms/Hand Drums, Congas,
Percussion III: Gong, Bass Drum, Claves, Xylophone
Percussion IV: Brake Drums, Shekere, Bongos and/or Timbales

Final Chorus
“Na uje, Bwana Yesu!”
Soprano I
Soprano II
Alto
Electronic Tape
Video Animation
Electronic Keyboard
Keyboard Patch List: Kalimba/Mallets, Atmospheric Pad, World Flute w/Reverb, Electronic Organ,
Percusson (4-9 Players) (Optional: Double parts)
Percussion I:  Marimba and/or Xylophone
Percussion II: Agogo Bells
Percussion III: Shekere
Hand Drum 1: Medium Djembe or  Congas
Hand Drum II: Large Djembe

Creation Schematics

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