The Sleep; Theta, Spindles, Dreamscapes (3 Movements for Solo Percussion)

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Composed by Amos Chia

Performed by Oliver Taylor

The Sleep is a suite of 3 movements for solo percussion; temple blocks, tom toms, tam tam and the vibraphone. The 3 movements, Theta, Spindles and Dreamscapes, are based on the different stages of sleep which most of us experience everyday. Do listen out for the ‘vibrato’ effect (the rotor was broken and the vibrato is very subtle) and other subtle sounds produced by the vibraphone.

Recorded at King Charles Court, Trinity College of Music