Anyone expecting plenty of audience participation would have been disappointed - there wasn't any apart from a rather half-hearted contribution to a wassailing song and the chance for youngsters to form an impromptu percussion section
for one number.
The Carlton Mellor Memorial Trophy for Best Percussion Section
went to Ripon City.
The strings and woodwind, too, played superbly while an extensive percussion section
made itself felt as much for delicacy of touch as overwhelming power.
This will feature the composer herself, introducing the piece and acting as both a kind of extraterrestrial master of ceremonies and an extra member of the percussion section
Tuning of the drums varies among players but bongos are always tuned higher than the conga drums within the Latin percussion section
of an ensemble.
The interpretation is scored for a large orchestra with an extensive percussion section
and it has three large sections of fast-moving music which are interrupted twice by a slower section.
They lifted the Premier Class Champions Trophy and won in five categories - best wind section, best percussion section
, best turnout, general musical effect and colour guard.
Lady singers from the Slaithwaite Philharmonic Chorus and choristers from Wakefield Cathedral then made an entrance and when combined with the consistent excellence of the percussion section
this was a highlight of the performance.
Ending with Law Wing Fai's music for Tan Swie Hian's poem The Yellow River At Hukou, the huge percussion section
raised the roof in a startling display as the poet painted his verses in beautifully done calligraphy in time to the music.
He held the bongo chair in Poncho Sanchez's Latin jazz band for many years and currently heads the percussion section
of popular L.
Most noticeable throughout the entire concert was the outstanding work of the percussion section
, particularly in Zulu (Battle of Rorke's Drift) - excellent
The small boy was getting some hot reactions from the percussion section
by shadow boxing in their direction.