The Jerusalem Post annual conference: 7 Israeli ministers will meet you there!
Israel Festival Review
June 15, 2014 22:05
The diversity of percussion instruments produces an enormously rich variety of tone colors.
The Drums will perform in Israel on August 31

drums 311. (photo credit:courtesy)

Those who associated percussion merely with forceful drumming were in for a surprise in the Tremolo Ensemble’s performance, conducted by Tomer Yariv: extremely delicate bell-like sounds, right at the beginning.

The diversity of percussion instruments produces an enormously rich variety of tone colors, ranging from almost deafening drumming to a nearly inaudible, breath-like pianissimo. Mostly asymmetric, intricate rhythms were performed with split-second coherence and discipline.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

Repetitive rhythms had an almost hypnotic effect.

Rhythm, though, was not everything. The melodic element of percussion was contributed by the marimba with breathtakingly subtle tone colors and nuances.

Particularly tremendous energies were released by lady percussionist Karen Teperberg, who rendered an excitingly virtuoso performance.

So did the other soloists, too many to be commented on here in detail. They accomplished an extraordinarily impressive artistic achievement.
Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

  • Jerusalem
  • culture
  • arts
  • music
  • Prev Article
    Israel Festival Review
    Idan Raichel
    Pass the pasta
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    Sarah Silverman
    August 26, 2014
    Jewish women take home gold at 2014 Emmys

    By JTA

    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 13 - 25
      Beer Sheva
      14 - 22
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 15 - 22
      15 - 23
    • 16 - 31
      13 - 25