Danse by Claude Debussy (for mba. duo)

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Published by Edition Svitzer
Video by two of Nancy’s former students

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Originally for piano solo, Zeltsman adapted this for marimba duo (one low-E and one low-C marimba). She recorded it with Jack Van Geem on their duo CD, Pedro and Olga Learn to Dance. With a quick tempo, it has a airy, light feel with intermittent splashes of excitement and a dramatic ending. A focal point of the piece is the playful alternations and juxtapositions of "6/8" and "3/4" rhythmic phrasing.


Cover photo: Robert Scott, Circling Hawk Photography

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