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The instrument heard at the beginning of this piece is the Saron, a form of lamellophone. By then layering kendhang percussion over the same range of the keyboard, a much more percussive and dynamic performance is achieved. Jordan effectively adds the Celtic fiddle to add tension. The guitar/bass section features West Indies requinto in the right hand and West Indies bass in the left hand, all with layered kendhang percussion across both hands. When instruments from a certain geographic area or musical style are played in a completely different style, the results can sound both familiar and yet intriguingly different.

Composed and performed by:
Jordan Rudess

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