Two Rivers and an Ocean

For 3 or 4 players, pitched and non-pitched percussion
13’ | (2018)
Suite in 3 movements
I. The Journey of the Hudson River
II. The Sprightly Weisse Lütschine River
III. The Atlantic Ocean

Performed in Montpelier, VT by members of the Talujon Ensemble: David Cossin, Ian Antonio,
Michael Lipsey, 2018.

Two Rivers and an Ocean is a three movement tone poem that depicts Beck’s favorite bodies of water.

The piece is written for pitched and non-pitched percussion instruments:
glockenspiel
vibraphone
marimba
tamtam
snare drum
bass drum
bamboo wind chimes
rainstick
thunder tube
bodhrán with marbles
wood block
Tibetan singing bowl