||"Accents of Eccentricity" was written in 1994 by Andrew Bishop. In was commissioned by J.C. Combs and Steve Houghton, two internationally renowed percussionists. There are 5 short movements to this piece: Mvt. I = New Inventions; II = Mystic Space Ways; III = LíApres-midi díun Vibraphon-Boulez in the Barrio Part I; IV = Bulgarian Shuffle; V = Ballroom Blitz.
The two performing percussionists each have quite an array of instruments to play. Percussion I = Marimba, Vibes, Timbre pad, Chinese Opera Gong, Brake Drum, Wood block, Tamborim, Cowbell, 4 Timpani. Percussion II = Marimba (shared with Perc. I) Steel Drum-Lead Pan, Timbre pad, Balinese Button Gong, Brake Drum, Wood Block, Tambourine, Almglocken, Drum Set.
This piece will challenge your best percussionists. Perfect for recitals or concerts.