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Two Questions About Time

For percussion quartet

Jos Martnez
Instrumenta*on,

Percussion*1* Percussion*2*
Crotales,(one,octave),,Tam5tam,(small,~18),,, Vibraphone,,Djembe,,Wooden,Planks,(3),,
Temple,blocks,(3),,Unpitched,boBles,(3),,, Tam5tam,(big),,Susp.,cymbal.,
Floor,Tom,with,hose,,Styrofoam,,Log,drums,,arco.,,

Percussion*3* Percussion*4*
Marimba,,Congas,(conga,and,tumbadora),,, Tuned,Gongs,or,PlaBen,Glocken,(C,,Db,,,F,,G,,
wooden,chimes,,*n,cans,(3),,arco, bongoes,,Two,Toms,(lower,with,hose),,Bass,
drum,(prepared),,Sizzle,cymbal,,Cast,iron,
pans,(3),,superball,

Note:,
Instruc*ons,for,prepara*on,of,some,instruments,,,and,extended,techniques,can,be,found,
when,needed,on,the,score,and,parts,

Movements**
!
I.!Is!This!The!End!Of!The!Line? !~!7:30min!
!
II.!Are!We!Going!In!Circles? !~9min,
Written for Third Coast Percussion's Emerging Composers Partnership, made possible by
generous support from Louise K. Smith, Cindy Sargent, and the Sargent Family Foundation

Score Two Questions About Time


I. Is This The End Of The Line? Jose G. Martinez R.
2016-2017
q = 80
4 U u
Crotales &4 ! ! ! ! ! ! !
F
m Tam8tam L.V.
U
Perc. 1 u Temple%blocks
4 ! ! ! !
arco
Non-pitched 4 w w
Perc.
n prepare%the%vibraphone%by%wrapping% n F p F
y >
y

all%F's%with%aluminium%foil

& 44 ! ! ! .
arco
w
3

Vibraphone

n F " F

Y susp.%cym.
U
Perc. 2 L.V.
4
h Tam8tam

4 w ! ! ! ! !
Non-pitched
w
Perc.
n F F 3 3
"
U
y
4 y j
arco
! ! ! > #
arco
&4
3

n F p " p
F
U
L.V.
?4 w w
Marimba n

4 w ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc. 3 w

4 U!
n

Non-pitched 4 ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

U
& 44 j
t
! ! ! !
t

3

Tuned Gongs

prepare%B.D.%by%placing%a% p F
t Sizzle%cym.

Perc. 4
U
small%wooden%chain%on%the%head
4 m! slowly%sweep,%constant%sound

4 w !
Non-pitched
w w w w w
Perc.
n L.V. " F p
: Dampen sound with fingers (or mallet) or by lifting the pedal
slightly%touch%the%crotale%with%a%triangle%

U
l+u beater,%while%striking%it%with%a%mallet
5 4 .
9

& ! . 4 ! 4
p
Crt.

Tom
Perc. 1
i:%superball U
! ! ! 5 ! 4
N.P. 4 4 .
Perc.
F

. . . . . >
aggressive

5 . 4 . U

Vib. & 4 4
p F p F f p
5 conEnuously%scrape%
n
U
Perc. 2 surface%with%the%chain

N.P. ! ! ! 45 ! 44 !
.

Tam8tam F
Perc.

U
staccato = Dead Stroke always

& # . . 45 44 .
3

F p> F F
U
? . 5
Mrb.

4 .
4 #
3

. . 4
p p
Perc. 3
both%hands f p
one%hand
5 4 . U
N.P. ! ! ! 4 ! 4
Perc.
slightly%dampen%with%other%

j U
45 44 .
hand%to%achieve%staccato

& . . . . . . .
3 3 3 5 5

p
Tn.
Ggs. " p F p Tom

t
Perc. 4
t B.D. m ! i:%superball U
N.P. !

j
. w 45 44
.
Perc.
p F p F
Jos Martnez 2016 aggressive
Two Questions About Time- Score
2 A

45 44 45
14 a tempo
Crt. & ! ! ! ! !
blow%into%hose%to% arco
Perc. 1 Styrofoam

5 4 w 5
q
w
Tam8tam

4
change%pitch
w 4 4

p
N.P.

f p f p
Perc.
n n

45 44 . 45
arco

Vib. & b
. ! !
Tam8tam F p F p
Perc. 2

5 4 5
sandpaper%bl.

4 w
a
4 4

N.P.

F p
Perc.
n
Grab%brushes%and%

! 45 # 44 ! ! ! 45
release%one%mallet
& b >
F mp RH= ym F
b. F
LH=

? .

Mrb.

45 44 5
D.S.

! ! #
b . . 4
3

Perc. 3 .
m y
N.P. ! 45 ! 44 ! ! ! 45
Perc.

& . b . 5
4 j 4
4 ! ! 5
4
3

Tn.
Ggs.
P " P p

Perc. 4 Sizzle%cym. B.D.

45 44 45
t B.D. i:%superball
!
N.P.
w w
Perc.
F p

5 3 5 3 4
19

&4 ! 4 4 # . . 4 ! 4
Crt.
b
F F "
Perc. 1

5 3 5 3 4
l
4 4 ! 4 ! 4 ! 4
N.P.

p f
Perc.

y . b .
5 . 3
4 b
5
4
j
. b 3
4
b 4
& 4 . b 4
3

>
Vib.

F p F f p " f
Perc. 2

N.P. 45 ! 43 ! 45 ! ! 43 ! 44
Perc.

5 3 5 3 4
&4 ! 4 ! 4 ! ! 4 ! 4
p F f
Release%brushes%and%
F y p F
b > " f b
# 3
Mrb.
?5 5 b 3 4
4 b 4 b
take%mallets%back
4 4 4
Perc. 3
b .
5

5 3 5 3 4
5

N.P. 4 ! 4 ! 4 ! ! 4 ! 4
Perc.

. # b. . .
& 45 ! 43 b 45 43 44
y
Tn. !
F F "
f
Ggs.
Toms
Perc. 4
m!
5 43 . . .
y 3
45 ! 43 # 44
B.D. 5

4 p
N.P.
Perc.
Fp p f
Two Questions About Time- Score
3
u
& 44 # . 45 44
24 l
! ! !
3

Crt.
b
p f
Perc. 1

4 5 4
Styrofoam

4 ! w 4 w 4 !

N.P.

p
Perc.

Y . . w
n
on%the%edge%of%the%bar


b
5

& 44 ! 45 ! 44
3

b

F
Vib.
n p F f 3
Perc. 2

4a w 5 4
4 w
Tam8tam

4 4 !

N.P.

f p
Perc.
n


& 44 ! ! ! 45 ! 44
b ..
p F f
p
m RH= ym
. #
LH= y
b 45 # b 44 # b
Mrb.
? 44
D.S.

!
Perc. 3 . . . . .

N.P. 44 ! ! ! 45 ! 44 !
Perc.

4 ! ! ! 5 ! 4 t b
Tn. &4 4 4
F
Ggs.


Perc. 4 Sizzle%cym.

4 5 4
i:%superball
!
m
N.P. 4 w 4 . 4
Perc.
p F
f
n
~25"
senza mesura
B creating an irregular texture

. 43
29

& b . ! ! .. u ..
Crt.
b
Perc. 1 F/p
3 .. ..
y
! ! ! !
Tam8tam

N.P. 4
p F
Perc.


b 3 .. .. ..
& b 4
5

Vib.
. . . . b
5 3
p 3 6
F 6
f F/p
Perc. 2 play%in%dierent%octaves

! 3 ! ! .. ! ! ..
N.P. 4

Perc.


& 43 ! .. ..
6

J J J
p F F/p

play%in%dierent%octaves

..
Mrb.
? ! 43 . # # ..
Perc. 3
.
p F f
6 6

! 3 ! ! .. ! ! ..
N.P. 4
Perc.

Tn. & b 43 b . ..
..
f F/p
Ggs.
Perc. 4
y Toms 5
43 . . . . . . .. ! ..
B.D.

F >
N.P.

f F f only%rst%Eme
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
4 C ~15"

33

&
"
Crt.

Perc. 1 Add%F%and%B.%Alternate%the%four%pitches

N.P.
Perc.

Vib. &
Cue%Perc.%3.%Be%aware%this%peformer%will%
q%=%~92
Djembe
slap , ,
>,
Perc. 2 be%playing%in%a%dierent%tempo%than%yours.
> > > >
# # j . j # j # #j j. #j . #
3
like a cadenza open


J

> > > > >
N.P.

f center
Perc.
5

&! ! !
Mrb.
?
Perc. 3

qlike%=%~104
two%congas
Cued%by%Perc.%2.%Be%aware%this%performer%will%
, ,
U # > j #j j
slap


a cadenza
be%playing%in%a%dierent%tempo%than%yours
j


>
p
N.P.

f
Perc. open

Tn. &
Ggs.
"
Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.

~15"

4
34

Crt. & 4
blow%into%hose%to%
Perc. 1 change%pitch
4
t cued%by%Perc.%2 cued%by%Perc.%3
4
F
N.P.
Perc.
F

Vib. & 44

Perc. 2
, > , > , >
cue%Perc.%1%and%4

# # . 4
3 rit.

j
4
>
N.P.
Perc.
6 3 3

& 44
Mrb.
? 44
Perc. 3

,
cue%Perc.%1%and%4

> > j , > , rit.

# # # # . # . # # . # 4
5
j

j
4
>
N.P.
Perc.

Tn. & 44
Ggs. blow%into%hose%to%
Perc. 4 change%pitch
t 44
cued%by%Perc.%2 cued%by%Perc.%3
N.P.
Perc.
F F
D Two Questions About Time- Score
5
q = 80

& 44 43 b . 44 43 45
35
! ! ! ! !
uG
Crt.

Perc. 1 F h Tam8tam
4 3 4 3 5
m Tam8tam
! ! !
cued%by%Perc.%2
N.P. 4 4 4 w 4 . 4
Perc.
F n f F p

& 44 ! 43 ! 44 ! 43 j 45 j
3

b. . . b b .. b . .
Vib.

Perc. 2
p F p
>
cue%Perc.%1%and%4

44 . 43 ! 44 ! ! 43 ! 45 !
synch%with%Perc.%3
N.P.

j
Perc.
"

4 ! 3 ! 4 ! ! 3 ! 5 !
&4 4 4 4 4
m
. 5 .
Mrb.
?4 ! 3 ! 4 ! ! 3
Perc. 3 4 4 4 4 . 4 .
synch%with%Perc.%2 p n

4
4
j # 3
4 ! 4
4 ! ! 3
4 ! 5
4 !
"
N.P.
Perc.

4 3 b. 4 3 5
! ! ! 4
t
Tn. &4 4 4 4 J
F F
Ggs.


Perc. 4
n
Sizzle%cym.

4 3 4 3 5
cued%by%Perc.%2 t
4 4 ! 4 w 4 ! 4 !

f p
N.P.
Perc.
F n f n

b . 44 b b .. . 43 4 b 43
41

& !
u
4
"
Crt.

Perc. 1
p
4 y3 log%drums 4 3
4
u Temple%blocks
N.P. 4 ! 4 ! 4
Perc.
F p f 6
p
&
3

j # j
3
44 j 3 3

43 44 # 43
b b n .. b . b b b .. .. b
Vib.

Perc. 2
F p F p " p F
! 4 ! 3 ! 4 ! 3
N.P. 4 4 4 4
Perc.

& ! 44 ! 43 b. 44 ! 43

F "
y b 44 ww
n
mw 44 .
Mrb.
? 43 b 43
w .
Perc. 3

wooden%chimes p
; >
n

N.P. 44 ! 43 ! 44 ! 43
Perc.
F
Tn. & # b. 44 ! 43 . b 44 . b 43
Ggs.
F n p F
Perc. 4

! 44 ! 43 44 43

j
!
p
N.P.
Perc.
n
Two Questions About Time- Score
6

& 43 b . 44 43 44 38 44
45

Crt. ! ! ! !
p
Perc. 1
l )()))())(
3 4 3 4 3 4
Tom

4 ! 4 ! 4 ! 4 8 4
N.P.
. f >
Perc.
F
b . b .
& 43 44 . 43 b 44 b . 38 ! 44
. b b
Vib.

Perc. 2 p " F p f F f
3 ! 4 ! 3 ! 4 ! 3 ! 4
N.P. 4 4 4 4 8 4
Perc.

3 ! 4 b 3 4 b b. 3 4
&4 4 4 b 4 8 ! 4
b b b F
p F f f
. b. 4 # b b.
Mrb. n
?3 4 3 .
# b b 3 ! 4
4 . 4 b b 4 4 b . 8 4
Perc. 3
b
F f
N.P. 43 ! 44 ! 43 ! 44 ! 38 ! 44
Perc.

3 b . 4 3 b 4 3 4
Tn. & 4 . 4 ! 4 4 ! 8 ! 4
Ggs.
F p f
]
Perc. 4 n Sizzle%cym.

3 ! 4 # 3 ! 4 3 4
4 > 4
h 5
4 4 8 > 4
F >
N.P.
Perc.
F f p f

4 3 4 3 4
50

Crt. &4 ! 4 ! 4 ! 4 ! 4
Perc. 1

4 3 4 3 4
i:%superball
!
Tom

N.P. 4 4 . 4 4 . 4
Perc.
F p F
staccaWo%=%D.S.%(middle%E8at).%Other%pitches%should%be%resonant.

4 3 r b 4 b j 3 b
j
4
&4 4 # b. #

b . . . . . . . . 4 b > . . . . . 4 b . . . . . . 4
F. . .
Vib.

3
Perc. 2

4 ! 3 ! 4 ! 3 ! 4
1/2%pedal
N.P. 4 4 4 4 4
Perc.

4 ! 3 ! 4 ! 3 ! 4
&4 4 4 4 4
f
#
Mrb.
? 44 43 44 43 44
soloistic

# # n # n # > ! b b b > !
Perc. 3

4 ! 3 ! 4 ! 3 ! 4
N.P. 4 4 4 4 4
Perc.

4 ! 3 ! 4 ! 3 ! 4
Tn. &4 4 4 4 4
Ggs.

j 3 j j 4 j
# j j 43 j j 4
Perc. 4

44
;
N.P. .
4
4
j
4
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
7

& 44 42
54

Crt. ! ! !
Perc. 1

4 ! 2
N.P. 4 w 4
Perc.
p f
b. j n > b. b n # b n
j
& 44 42
3
j j
# j #
3
n
Vib.
j
b . . . . > . . b. . . b
Perc. 2
f
4 ! ! ! 2
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

& 44 ! # # .. # . ! 42
# # # .. # # ...
f
b n b
b # b b b b # .
Mrb.
? 44 2
Perc. 3 b # # # b 4

N.P. 44 ! ! ! 42
Perc.

Tn. & 44 ! ! ! 42
Ggs.
Perc. 4
j j
mHot%rods .
4 2
4 . #
j
N.P.

4
Perc. > > F
f

F
2 5 3 5 3
57
l
&4 ! 4 # # ! !
Crt.
b 4 4 4
Perc. 1
" on%the%edge

2 5 3 5 3
UG a
! !
Tam8tam

N.P. 4 4 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4
F f
Perc.

nY . b . .
on%the%edge%of%the%bar

b
same%applies%here,%but%on%middle%E8natural
2 5 3 5 3
y
& 4 # n # 4 # # 4 # # # # 4 n # # . . . . . # # . 4
" b F. . . . . .
Vib.

Perc. 2
p
2 ! 5 ! 3 ! 5 ! 3
1/2%pedal
N.P. 4 4 4 4 4
Perc.

b ..
2 ! 5 b b .. 3 ! 5 ! 3
&4 4 4 4 4
p " f f
n b n b
? 2 J
b 3 # 45 b b b b n b n 3
Mrb.

5 ! b #
4 4 4 b b b 4
Perc. 3
b

2 ! 5 ! 3 ! 5 ! 3
N.P. 4 4 4 4 4
Perc.

2 ! 5 ! 3 ! 5 ! 3
Tn. &4 4 4 4 4
Ggs.


Perc. 4

4 45 .
2 43 45 43
toms%(rim)
# !
N.P.

" f
Perc.

p
Two Questions About Time- Score
8

& 43 44 45
61

Crt. ! ! !
Perc. 1
i:%superball
3 4 5
Tom

N.P. 4 4 ! 4
Perc.
f p

n j # n j
& 43 44 45
j
# j
3
b
Vib.
j
. . . . . . .
j . . . . . . . . j #
j . . . . .
#
# . . . n j .
Perc. 2

3 ! 4 ! ! 5
N.P. 4 4 4
Perc.

3 4 5
&4 ! 4 ! b 4

. f #
? 43 b b b ... b
44 b b b
b n #
# #
Mrb.

b b 45
Perc. 3
b

3 ! 4 ! ! 5
N.P. 4 4 4
Perc.

3 ! 4 ! ! 5
Tn. &4 4 4
Ggs.
Perc. 4

3 j j j 4 # 45
N.P. 4 4
F f
F
Perc.

& 45 43 44
64
!
arco
Crt.

Perc. 1
F
N.P. 45 . 43 ! 44 !
Perc.
f p

& 45 43 b 4
j
j
. # . . . . # j
. 4 b b n # j . . # . . . . j . .
b
Vib.
. . # # j n . . . . . n
j
# . . . . . . . . .
Perc. 2

5 ! 3 ! 4 !
N.P. 4 4 4
Perc.

b 4 b # #
#

#
& 45 ! 43 b b n b # # 4 #
#
n
3 b #
Mrb.
?5 4
Perc. 3 4 ! 4 4 !

N.P. 45 ! 43 ! 44 !
Perc.

Tn. & 45 ! 43 ! 44 !
Ggs.

>
Perc. 4
j j j 3
N.P. 45 4 ! 44 !
f
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
9
67
78
uG
44 U
!
L.V.
&
3

Crt.
J
f
U
Perc. 1

! 7 ! 4 !
N.P. 8 4
Perc.
> U
b




# w w
j 7 # # 4 ww
Vib. &
. . . . . # j . b
b n . . #
j . 8 4

U
Perc. 2

! 7 ! 4 !
N.P. 8 4
Perc.

# 7 b 4 U
& # 8 4 !
> >


78 b b > >
Mrb.
? ! 44 !
Perc. 3

7 4 U
N.P. ! 8 ! 4 !
Perc.

7 4 U
Tn. & ! 8 ! 4 !
Ggs.
Perc. 4
j j j 7 4
8 4 w
> >
N.P.
Perc.
F f

~25"
senza mesura
creating an irregular texture
H
G
q = 96
.. 45 44
70

Crt. & .. b
! ! !
p/"
4
Perc. 1

.. 45
Unpitched%boWles

.. ! ! 4
F
N.P.
Perc.
"
& .. b .. 45 ! 4
4 ! !
Vib.
b
p/"

Perc. 2

.. 45 44
Small%wooden%planks

N.P. .. ! !
Perc.
" F
(q = 80)
& .. b .. 45 44
b
More%acEve.%Interact%with%Perc.%4

p/"
add%A%and%D
Mrb.
? .. .. 45 ! 4
Perc. 3 4

N.P. .. ! ! .. 45 ! 4
4 ! !
(q = 80)
Perc.

& .. b .. 45 ! 4 More%acEve.%Interact%with%Perc.%3
4
p/"
Tn.
Ggs.
Perc. 4

N.P. .. ! ! .. 45 ! 44 ! !
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
10

45 43
74

Crt. & ! ! ! !

5 3
Perc. 1

N.P. 4 4
Perc.

! ! 5 ! 3 !
Vib. & 4 4

5 3
Perc. 2

N.P. 4 4
Perc.

3 !
& 4
Mrb.
? 3 !
Perc. 3 4

3 !
N.P. 4
Perc.

3 !
Tn. & 4
Ggs.
Perc. 4
3 !
N.P. 4
Perc.

I
44
78

Crt. & ! ! ! !

44 > > > >



Perc. 1 en dehors

N.P. !
f
Perc.
F 3 3 3 3 3 3

! 4 ! ! !
Vib. & 4

44 > > > >


Perc. 2 5 5 en dehors 5

!
F
N.P.

f
Perc.

4
5 5 5

& ! 4 ! ! !
Mrb.
? ! 44 ! ! !
Perc. 3

> > > > >>>> > >>>


44
Tin%cans en dehors


6 6

"
N.P.

F 6
Perc.

4
6 6

Tn. & ! 4 ! ! !
Ggs.

> > > > >>>>


Perc. 4

44
Cast%iron%pans en dehors


"
N.P.
Perc.
F
r r
8 :3 8 :3
Two Questions About Time- Score
11

43
82

Crt. & ! ! ! !

> > > > >>>> >>>> > > > > >>>>>>>>
43
Perc. 1

N.P.
Perc.
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

! ! ! ! 3
Vib. & 4

> > > > > > > > > > > >
43
Perc. 2 5 5 5 5

N.P.
Perc.

3
5 5 5 5

& ! ! ! ! 4
Mrb.
? ! ! ! ! 3
Perc. 3 4

> > > > >>>> > > > > > > > > 43

6 6 6 6

N.P.
Perc.

3
6 6 6 6 6

Tn. & ! ! ! ! 4
Ggs.

> > > > > > > > > > > >
Perc. 4

N.P. 43
Perc.
r r r r
8 :3 8 :3 8 :3 8 :3

3 4
86

Crt. &4 ! 4 ! ! ! !

3 > > > > > > > > 4


Perc. 1

N.P. 4 4
Perc.
p
3 ! 4 ! ! ! !
Vib. &4 4

3 > > > > > > > >


Perc. 2
4
N.P. 4 4
Perc.
p

& 43 ! 44 ! ! ! !
Mrb.
?3 ! 4 ! ! ! !
Perc. 3 4 4

>>>>>>>>
N.P. 43 44 !
p
Perc.

Tn. & 43 ! 44 ! ! ! !
Ggs.

>>>>>>>>
Perc. 4

N.P. 43 44 ! !
Perc.
p
Two Questions About Time- Score
12
K
91

Crt. & ! ! ! !

> > > > > > > >


Perc. 1

N.P.
F
Perc.

Vib. & ! ! ! !

>>>>>>>>
Perc. 2

N.P.
Perc.
F

& ! ! ! !
Mrb.
? ! ! ! !
Perc. 3

>>>>>>>>
N.P.
Perc.
F

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.
m
> > > > > > > >
Perc. 4

N.P.
!
Perc.
F f p

rit.
3 4 5
95

Crt. & ! 8 ! 4 ! ! ! 4

> > > > > > > 4 # > > > > > > > > > > > > >
Perc. 1

3 5
N.P. 8 ! 4 ! 4
Perc. 3
3

! 3 ! 4 ! ! ! 5
Vib. & 8 4 4

> > > > > > > 44 # > > > > > > > > > > > > >
Perc. 2

N.P. 38 ! ! 45
Perc. 3
3

! 3 ! 4 ! ! ! 5
& 8 4 4
Mrb. t n "
? ! 3 ! 4 # 5
Perc. 3 8 4 . . w w 4

! 3 ! 4 ! ! ! 5
N.P. 8 4 4
Perc.

Tn. & ! 38 ! 44 ! ! ! 45
Ggs.
Perc. 4

N.P. 38 44 45
Perc.
L Two Questions About Time- Score
13
q = 80

& 45 44
100

Crt. ! ! ! ! ! !

5 . > > > > > 4


Perc. 1
t Toms h Tam8tam
4 4 .
N.P.

Perc.
F p F p F p F p F
Place%a%glock%mallet%on%the%node%and%slide%
towards%the%center%while%striking%the%edge%
u
5 4 ..
of%the%bar%with%a%regular%vibraphone%mallet

&4 ! 4 n #
p .
Vib.
# >
Perc. 2 uG + y
5 ! 4 ! ! ! ! !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

5 ! 4 ! ! ! !
&4 4 n w
p F n
#
Mrb.
?5 4 !
4 . 4 . w
>
Perc. 3
p n

5 ! 4 ! ! ! ! !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

m y3 m y 3 m y m
& 45 44 j j j j
y y 3
! . #
. w
3

Tn.
Ggs. p

Perc. 4 Sizzle%cym.

N.P. 45 ! 44 ! ! ! !

# . .
Perc.
f F

#
106 uG 5
& ! !
3

# #.
Crt.

Perc. 1 p f
l Tam8tam
! ! ! !
N.P.

f
Perc.

##
blurry


# #
5 5 5 5 5

& ! ! #
Vib.
#
"
Perc. 2 p 3
f f
N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

y
! ! ! ! ..
& b ..
Mrb.
? # . ..
! ! ! !
.
J
Perc. 3

; two%congas
wooden%chimes
F
N.P. ! # # !
Perc.
p f

Tn. & ! ! ! ! !
Ggs.
; dampen
. . . . . . . . . .
Perc. 4

! # . . . . . . . . . . . .
3

N.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
F f p
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
14

45 42
111

Crt. & ! ! ! ! !

> > > >


#
Perc. 1 u log%drums q Toms

5
h Tam8tam 2
N.P. 4 . 4
Perc.
F p F p p
p
5 2
& # #
5 5 5
uG + y
. 4 ! 4
p
Vib.

Perc. 2 n

N.P. ! ! ! 45 ! ! 42
Perc.

5 2
& b
! ! 4 ! ! 4
b
Mrb.
? 5 2
Perc. 3 # n w 4 4
p p
N.P. ! ! ! 45 ! ! 42
Perc.

! 5 2
Tn. & 4 > 4
Ggs.
p
. . . . . .
Perc. 4

. . 5 2
N.P. . . .
.
! ! 4 !
. 4
Perc.
p

2 5 uG 4
4 .
116
! # .
5

Crt. &4 #. 4
Perc. 1 f f
42 ! 45 ! 44
l
N.P.

f Tam8tam
Perc.


# 5 J n n
# 44
u
2 .. #
&4 4 # n n # #
3

J .
# #
Vib.

f
3
3
Perc. 2

N.P.
2
4 ! 45 ! ! 44
Perc.

2 ! 5 ! ! 4
&4 4 4
f
...
Mrb.
?2 ! 5 4
4 4 ! 4

Perc. 3

2
wooden%chimes

5 ! ! 4
N.P. 4 4 4
Perc.
f

Tn. & 42 ! 45 ! ! 44
Ggs. Sitckshot.
Perc. 4 Play%gliss.%by%moving%from%edge%to%center%and%


42 45 44
h releasing%pressure%from%the%sEck%on%the%skin

5 5 5 B.D.%(shell)

N.P.
Perc.
p F p
f 6
p Blow%the%hose%to%emphasize%the%gliss.
Two Questions About Time- Score
15

& 44 . 45 43 44
119

Crt. ! ! ! !
Tam8tam
Perc. 1
l!
N.P. 44 ! ! 45 w 43 . ! 44
p
Perc.
n
w
4 ww 5 3 4
&4 ! 4 ! 4 . b b . b .. 4
.
Vib.

Perc. 2
>
u Small%wooden%planks
> p
N.P.
4 5
4 # # # # 4 ! 3
4 ! ! 4
4
F p "
Perc.

4 ! ! 5 ! 3 ! ! 4
&4 4 4 4

. # #
Mrb.
? 4 # . . ! 5 3 ! ! 4
4 .. .. 4 4 4
. . . #
Perc. 3

F p
N.P. 44 ! ! 54 ! 43 ! ! 44
Perc.

4 5 3 4
Tn. &4 ! ! 4 w n 4 ! ! 4
Ggs.
Perc. 4 B.D. ! p ;
4 5 3 4
toms%(rim)

!
rub%bass%drum%surface%with%palms
N.P. 4 . 4 4 4
Perc.
F p p p

~20"

& 44 43
124 senza mesura
Crt. ! ! !
Tam8tam
Perc. 1
l! q Toms
44 w 43
h poco a poco rit.

N.P.
.
Perc.
p p fF
(q = 80)
n n

4 3
non rit.
&4 ! 4 ! ! j j
3


3 3 3

#

Vib.

Y
Perc. 2 F n

4 ! 3 ! ! !
N.P. 4 4
(qnon
= 80)
Perc.

4 3
rit.
&4 ! 4 ! !

TF n

# . # 3 #
Mrb.
?4 !
4 # 4 # #
. n
Perc. 3

4 ! 3 ! !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

senza mesura
& 44 w 43 .
y
Tn. !
Ggs.
;
Perc. 4
y Sizzle%cym.
4 3
poco a poco rit.
!
N.P. 4 4 .
Perc.
p p fF n
Two Questions About Time- Score
16

II. Are We Going In Circles?


A q = 126
4 w bw w
Crotales &4 w bw w bw
Perc. 1
p uG
Non-pitched 44 ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

4 ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Vibraphone &4

Perc. 2 arco

Non-pitched 44 ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.
p F
y
& 44 ! ! ! ! ! #. #
. #.
p >
? 44
Marimba delicate

! ! ! ! ! # . # !
Perc. 3
>

Non-pitched 44 ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tuned Gongs & 44 ! ! ! ! ! ! !


Perc. 4

Non-pitched 44 ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

Crt. & bw w w bw
bw
w
Perc. 1 h Tam8tam
! ! ! ! ! #
N.P.
.
F on%the%edge
Perc.

b www
& ! ! ! ! !
Vib.

Perc. 2
p
! ! ! ! !
Tam8tam

N.P.
Perc.
p gentle
> . #.
& # . # #. # . # #. # # . #
#. #. . .
.. .. ..
> p F
?
Mrb.

! # . ! !
Perc. 3
# # >

>
N.P. ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! ! !
#.
Tn.

p
Ggs.


Sizzle%cym.
Perc. 4
a B.D.
! ! j #
3 3

N.P.
p F
.
Perc.
" F p
Two Questions About Time- Score
17
14

& w bw w
Crt.
bw w
Perc. 1
a
! ! j !
3

N.P.
. .
Perc.
p

do%not%aWack
j
& #. # . . # # ## ...
3 3 3


# # ..
Vib.

F p
Perc. 2 F p F p
N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

Y

yy
LH= RH= yY ( )

# . . . #
Y
& ! !
# . . . . .
y" p . y
? # . . #
Mrb. ( )
#
. . # .. >
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! ! !
Ggs.
u Sizzle%cym.
;
> > > >
Perc. 4

! ! . # .
;
J
3

N.P.
Perc.
p " F "

19 ( G)u
& bw ! ! w bw
Crt.
bw
y log%drums

Perc. 1

N.P. ! ! !
F p
p
Perc.
F
j # #. # n . .. ww
# ... .. # . n . # .. . w !
3

& #
3

b .. n .. >
.
Vib.

>p >
Perc. 2 F F
N.P. ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

# . . .
yy
bb
& ! ! !
RH=

. J
F p f
3

F
3


Mrb.

? # . #. # . j !
3
3

# .
Perc. 3

> > 3

N.P. ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

u
& j ! ! . . w !
3

Tn.
Ggs.
F p F
> > >
Perc. 4

! ! !
; Bongos
N.P.
F p F
Perc. B.D.
Toms
Two Questions About Time- Score
18

B ~30"
25

Crt. & .. ..
Perc. 1 Unpitched%boWles Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%Do%not%stop%at%

.. ..
Perc.%4%cue,%keep%playing%and%connect%with%Perc%3%entrance
N.P.
Perc.
" Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%Stop%anyEme%

. . . .
at%Perc.%4%cue,%and%at%the%same%Eme%that%Perc.%3

& .. # . # . # > . # . # . #. . . # . . n .
p>
. > b
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. .. ! ! ! ! ! ! ..
Perc.

Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%Stop%anyEme%

& .. ! ! ! ! ! ! ..
at%Perc.%4%cue,%and%at%the%same%Eme%that%Perc.%2

Cue%group%to%next%bar.
y
. b.
Mrb.
? .. # . # # . . . # # . # . # ..
. # # . # .
b
. . .
p> > >
Perc. 3

N.P. .. ! ! ! ! ! ! ..
Perc.

Improvise%based%on%this%idea

Tn. & .. ..
Ggs. ; Use%mulEple%unpitched%instruments%or%Embres.%It%should%
> > > > > > > > >
Perc. 4 Drums sound%like%an%abruptly%interrupted%conEnumm%of%notes.

N.P. .. # # ..
p sempre
Perc.

C
L.V.
31

& ! ! b bw . b b.
Crt.
b
Perc. 1 F
N.P. ! ! !
Perc.
n
b
arco

! ! b b
Vib. &
F
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

b b b b b
y Listen%to%Perc.%1%tempo%and%connect%with%their%tempo
&
sempre leggero

p F
?
Mrb.

! ! ! ! !
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Toms
Perc. 4 Sizzle%cym.
q B.D.

! ! j j
blow%in%the%hose%to%raise%pitch
N.P. .
Perc.
F p prolonging%buzzing F
Two Questions About Time- Score
19

# b
36

&w !
Crt.
b b
Perc. 1

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

b
Vib. & !
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

b b b b
&

?
Mrb.

! ! ! !
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.
B.D.
Perc. 4 Tom


Cast%iron%pans

N.P. .
Perc.
F p F > p

2 4
40

& b ! ! ! !
3

Crt. 4 4
Perc. 1 U Tam8tam U Unpitched%boWles
!
on%the%edge
2 44
4
N.P.

Perc.
p " p

b 2 b 4 b
g chopsEcks
Vib. & ! 4 4
Perc. 2
" (resultant%dynamic) p
! ! ! 2 ! 4 !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

b b b 2 ! 4 !
& 4 4
p " f resonant
? 2 4 b ..
Mrb.

! ! ! 4 ! 4 wb
Perc. 3
w
no%roll

! ! ! 2 ! 4 !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

. b . 2 4
y
Tn. & ! 4 ! 4 !
F
Ggs.

44 y
Perc. 4

42
Cast%iron%pans

! !
N.P.

Perc.
f 3

p
a
f
Two Questions About Time- Score
20
45

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1

N.P.
Perc.

b b b b
Vib. &
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !

b ww b b .. b b
5

?
Mrb.


Perc. 3
b b b b
3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

y
b b . b
5

Tn. & w
f
Ggs. 3


Perc. 4

! .
3

N.P.

F
Perc.

49

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Tam8tam
Perc. 1


U! !
N.P. w w
Perc.
F p F p
b b
Vib. &
Perc. 2
"

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !

? . # # # .. b

b ...
Mrb.

. !
Perc. 3 . b b .
F p
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! !
Tn.
b
F
Ggs.


Perc. 4

> >
y
# ##
N.P.
> > >
Perc.
F p
F p
Two Questions About Time- Score
~30" 21
D
U Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%
53

& b b
Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%4%cue.
Crt.

Perc. 1
" "cloudy" Cue%group%to%next%bar.

N.P.
Perc.

b b
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%
Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%4%cue.
Vib. &
Perc. 2
""cloudy"
N.P.
Perc.

b
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%
U

Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%4%cue.
&
" "cloudy"
?
Mrb.

Perc. 3

N.P.
Perc.

U U
U bU
Improvise%based%on%this%idea


7 5

&
3

Tn. &
Ggs.
Perc. 4 F Play%any%gong%when%not%indicated,%
but%always%nish%on%the%wriWen%pitch.

N.P.
Perc.

p uG
E
54

& ! bw b w b bw bw
Crt.
w
Perc. 1
p
h Tam8tam arco

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
p f
Perc.

t bw bw n
& ! b ww b b ww b #b www #
Vib.
w bw w
Perc. 2 p
N.P. ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.
y
. .. .
& #. # # # # .. ! # .
#
Mrb.
? #. . #. . . # #. . #.
! !
p
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

b
y
& ! ! ! !
3 3

Tn.
Ggs.
p F p F
3


Perc. 4

! ! ! !
3


3 3

N.P.
Perc.
q
Two Questions About Time- Score
22
60

& w b w bw b
Crt.
b bw w
Perc. 1

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

w w ww b
w # ww n ww b
& ww # w n w b ww
b b b
w
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

. .
& # . # . # # . . # b . ! !

? #. .
.
Mrb.

Perc. 3
! !

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! !
3

Tn.

p
Ggs.
F
3
Perc. 4 Y Cast%iron%pans

5

!
3 5


3 5

N.P.
Perc.
F p
cantabile 5
5 5

65

& w b bw bw b w b
Crt.
w
Perc. 1

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

ww w b w
b b ww b bb www b w n
& ww w bw
# ww #
Vib.

Perc. 2 F
N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

b b !
& b .. b .. b b .. b .. b ..

?
Mrb.

Perc. 3
#. # . #. #
. . #
! #. #
. b.
F
N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! b !
3 3

Tn.
Ggs.
Perc. 4
p F F
3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.
n
Two Questions About Time- Score
23
70

& bw bw b w
Crt.
w b bw
Perc. 1 t Tam8tam

! ! ! !
3

N.P.

F
Perc.

# ww n ww b .. ww
ww w w b n .. b b ww
& #w nw
ww
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

b b ! !
& b b .. b b b ..
. b.
? # .
Mrb.

Perc. 3 # #. #
. . # ! !

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

& b !
b b
3

Tn.

p
Ggs.
F F
3 3 3
3
Perc. 4

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

F ~30"
75

Crt. & .. Improvise%based%on%this%idea


..
U U U U
Perc. 1 always%ascending

N.P. .. ..
p F
Perc.
simile
T.%Blocks and/or Pitched%BoWles
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%

. b . . . . . # . . . . . . .
play%with%the%Ep%of%the%shab

. . . . . . . . . # . .
Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%1%cue.

# . # . . . . . .
D.S.

# #. # . . .
Vib. & .. # # # # # # # # ..
Perc. 2
p no%pedal
N.P. .. ..
Perc. Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%
$ play%with%the%Ep%of%the%shab Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%1%cue.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b . .
& . . # # # # # # # b # # .
D.S.

. # # # # ..
p
? ..
Mrb.
..
Perc. 3

N.P. .. ..
Perc.

Mute%gongs%by%placing%them%on%a%table "
..
Cue%group%to%next%bar.

Tn. & .. ! ! ! ! !
Ggs.
Perc. 4
Come%in%while%Perc.%1%is%sEll%

.. ..
improvising%and%at%Perc.%2%and%Perc.%3%
N.P. tempo.%Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%needed.
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
24
81
G

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1 t Tom

! ! >
5 5 5

N.P.

p F
Perc.

b ww
Vib. & !
b b !
F 5 f
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& !

p F p
? ..
Mrb. resonant

!
p
Perc. 3

.
y two%congas
!
p p
N.P.
Perc.

> > > >


m
Tn. &
p U strike%on%the%edge
Ggs.
Perc. 4

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

85

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1 t Tom
! . > .
5 5 5

N.P.

p F
Perc.

b wwww
# # #
3

& # # ! !
Vib.
#
Perc. 2
F f
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! !
b
p f p
? .. ..
Mrb.

Perc. 3
! b


. ! ! .
p
N.P.
Perc.

> b > b > b


Tn. & b
Ggs.
Perc. 4

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
25
89

Crt. & ! ! !
Tam8tam
Perc. 1 h
! !
3

N.P.

F f
Perc.

b ! b
& b b b

Vib.

Perc. 2 3 p
N.P. ! ! !
Perc.

& b !
p
b b
Mrb.

b b
3

? b

Perc. 3

>f
N.P. ! !
Perc.

> > b >


Tn. &
p
Ggs.
Perc. 4

! !
B.D.

N.P.

f
Perc.

92

Crt. & ! ! ! !
uG Unpitched%boWles

Perc. 1

N.P.
p p
Perc.
f F
b ww
Vib.
b
& b b
b # b wwww
f f
3
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

! ! b b
& b # #
p P F f
b #
5

b b
Mrb.

? b # b .. ww
Perc. 3
b
b

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

> > > >


Tn. & b b b
F
Ggs.
Perc. 4

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
26
~30"
H
b
b
96 Improvise%based%on%this%idea UG Stay%on%each%pitch%for%as%long%as%you%want cued%by%Perc.%3
Crt. &
Perc. 1 or

N.P.
Perc.

arco
Vib. &
b
p
Stop%before%Perc.%1%is%done%with%the%improvisaEon.
Go%to%vibraphone,%and%wait%for%cue%from%Perc.%3
Perc. 2

N.P.
Perc.

&

? b
Mrb.
Cue%group%to%next%bar.
b

Perc. 3

p f
play%cresc.%only%to%go%to%next%bar
N.P.
Perc.

b >
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%

& > >


Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%1%cue.

>
Tn.

p
Ggs. cued%by%Perc.%3
Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.

5 4
102

Crt. &4 ! 4 ! ! !

5 4
Perc. 1

N.P. 4 ! 4 ! ! !
Perc.

b n b # b
5 # # # # 4 n # # b
& 4 b b n # n # 4 b
# . . .
. . . n # . . .
Vib.
#
f
Perc. 2

5 ! 4 ! ! !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

5 ! 4 ! ! !
&4 4

b
Mrb.

? 5 b b 4 # !
3 3

4 b 4 b #b
3 3

Perc. 3

5 ! 4 ! ! !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

Tn. & 45 ! 44 ! ! !
Ggs.
mHot%rods


Perc. 4 3

45 4
3

4
N.P.

F
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
27

106

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1
a l h

Tam8tam simile
N.P. . .
f
Perc.

b b #
n #
# # n # b b
& b b # # n
# n # # . . . . . . b
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !

b b b b
Mrb.

? # j j
!
3

b
3

b
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4 3 3

N.P.
Perc.
3

110

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1


N.P.
Perc. . . .

n b b #
n #
# # # b b
& b b #
# # b
# . . . # . . .
# . . . n
Vib.

Perc. 2
#
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !

b
Mrb.

? # b #
3

b
3 3 3

Perc. 3
J b #

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.
3
Two Questions About Time- Score
28

114

Crt. & ! ! ! ! !
Perc. 1


N.P.
Perc. . . .
b b # b
#
n #
n
& b
b
# # # b
# . . . # # b
# . . . . . . n #
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

! ! ! b #
& b

b
? j j3 b b b
Mrb.

b b J
3

#
3 3

b
3

Perc. 3 b J #
3

N.P. ! ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4 3 3

N.P.


f F
Perc.

~30"
J
119

Crt. &
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%
Perc. 1


Cue%group%to%next%bar.
N.P.
F
Perc.

Vib. &
Improvise%based%on%this%idea
> > > > >>
Perc. 2 Djembe


Cue%Perc.%3%to%stop
N.P.
Perc.
Play%a%non8stopping%stream%of%16th%notes.%Add%accents,%cresc.,%
and%dim.%freely.%Use%dierent%Embres%(open,%slap,%edge,%etc).

Create%a%sixteenth%note%osEnato%with%pitches%of%each%chord.%

&
SEck%to%the%octave%where%they%are%wriWen,%use%diads%or%indivudal%

F
notes.%Each%chord%should%last%for%three%beats.%Sync%with%Perc.%4.
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%

? bb .. ..
Mrb.


Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%2%cue.

.. .
#.
Perc. 3


N.P.
Perc.

Tn. & Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%


Ggs.

> > > >


Perc. 4 Stop%anyEme%at%Perc.%1%cue.

N.P.
F
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
29

& 42 44
120

Crt. ! ! ! !

42 4
Perc. 1 h Tam8tam

!
N.P.
4
p f p F
Perc.

2 ! 4
&4 4 ... ... ...
. . .
Vib.

p

Perc. 2 f F
N.P. 42 ! 44 ! ! !
Perc.

2 ! 4 ! ! !
&4 4
F p
b b
?2 4 b
Mrb.

Perc. 3 4 ! 4 b b

N.P. 42 ! 44 ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & 42 ! 44 ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4 y Sizzle%cym.
2 4 !
N.P. 4 4
Perc.
f p F

124

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1 log%drums

N.P. ! #
Perc.
F p " f
& .. www !
w
Vib.

Perc. 2 p f
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !
"
? b b # . . . . . # . . . . . . # . . . . .
Mrb.

Perc. 3
D.S.

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.
Perc. 4
.
N.P. ! !
Perc.
p F
Two Questions About Time- Score
30

128
! b !
Crt. & b b
Perc. 1
N.P. ! ! ! !
w .. ww
Perc.

w .. ww ..
& ww n .
.
Vib.

Perc. 2
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !
F
?
Mrb.

Perc. 3 b b b b b b b b b b

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.
mHot%rods

Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.
f

132

Crt. & b
b
! !
Perc. 1

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

ww
& .. n

n

w
w

n n ..
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! ! !

?
Mrb.

b b b b b b
Perc. 3
b b b

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.

Two Questions About Time- Score
31

136

Crt. &
# # n ! ! !
Perc. 1

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

w
& ww
ww ! !
Vib.
w ww
Perc. 2 Small%wooden%planks

N.P.
Perc.
p "

& ! ! ! !
F p "
?
Mrb.

# # # b b #
Perc. 3 b
b b b . .
.

b . .

. .

D.S.

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.

# # # #
Perc. 4 dampen

. . . .
N.P.
. . .
Perc.
F p "

~30"
L

Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%

2
140

& .. ! ! ! ! ..
Stop%together%with%Perc.%3%cue.
Crt. 4
> > >
log%drums
2
Perc. 1

.. # # 4 ..
> > > > >
N.P.
Perc.

& .. b b ... ..
Improvise%based%on%this%idea
Vib.
.
Perc. 2
f
.. ..
Ellaborate%the%rhythm%with%pitches%on%the%chord.%
Feel%free%to%repeat%notes%and%change%octaves.
N.P.
Perc.
Stop%before%Perc.%2%is%done%with%the%improvisaEon.

42
Go%to%marimba,%and%cue%the%group%to%next%bar.

& .. ! ! ! ! ..

? .. 42
Mrb.

! ! ! ! ..
Perc. 3

y> two%congas > >


.. # # > > >
42 ..
> >
N.P.
Perc.
f Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%

2
& .. ! ! ! ! ..
Stop%together%with%Perc.%3%cue.
Tn. 4
Ggs.
Perc. 4
> > > > >
.. # # 42 ..
N.P.
> . fl .
Perc.
fl
f
Two Questions About Time- Score
32
M

& 44 43 44
144

Crt. ! ! ! !

4 t 3 4
Perc. 1 dampen
l!
!
Tam8tam

N.P. 4 w 4 4
f "
Perc.

4 ! ! ! 3 ! 4
Vib. &4 4 4

44 43 44
Perc. 2

! !
Susp.%cym. dampen

p
N.P.
Perc.

# > > > > > >
4 n # # > # n # > n # 3 # > > dampen
44
&4 4
"
?4 3 4
Mrb.

Perc. 3 4 ! ! ! 4 ! 4

4 ! ! ! 3 ! 4
N.P. 4 4 4
Perc.

4 ! ! ! 3 ! 4
Tn. &4 4 4
Ggs.

> > > dampen


y Cast%iron%pans
> > > > > > >
43
Perc. 4

44 44
Bongos

N.P. !
"
Perc.

& 44
148

Crt. ! ! ! !

4 a
Perc. 1


l a h a h a
N.P. 4
Perc.
F
y . . b . b
4 b b. b.
.
b
&4 b b ..
. .. ..
Vib.

Perc. 2 .
44
simile

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& 44 #
# # #
# n b # b
# #
? 44
Mrb.


# # > # > #
# n
Perc. 3

4 ! ! ! !
N.P. 4
Perc.

4 ! ! ! !
Tn. &4
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P. 44

f
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
33

152

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1


l a h a h a l
N.P.
Perc.

. .
b. b .
# b . . b
&
b ... b ..
..
Vib.

Perc. 2
#
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& # n b #
#
# # # # b
#
?
Mrb.


# # n # # > # # > #
# n
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.

156

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1


a h a h a l a
N.P.
Perc.

. b b. . b b. ..
& b

b ... b .
n ..
..
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

# n b #
&
#
# #
# #
?
Mrb.

# # n # # > # > #
# n
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.
Two Questions About Time- Score
34

45
160

Crt. & ! ! ! !

5
Perc. 1


h a h a l a h
N.P. 4
Perc.

b n .
.
. b b. b . . 5
# b .
&
b ... b .. 4
.. ..
Vib.

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! ! 45
Perc.

& b #
# # n 45
# #

? 5
Mrb.


# # # > # > # 4
# n
Perc. 3

! ! ! ! 5
N.P. 4
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! ! 45
Ggs.

45
Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.

~30"
N

5 4 ..
164

&4 ! 4
#
Crt.

f
5 a 4 ..
Perc. 1

! ! !
h
N.P. 4 4
Perc. > >>>>
44 .. . # . #. . b.
& 45 n
#.
# # > >
Vib.
# > > > f
45 44 ..
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Improvise%based%on%this%idea

& 45 b # b 44 ..

?5 b 4 ..
Mrb.

4 b 4
Perc. 3
> >
> > >
U U U
Use%both%congas%freely.
5 ! 4 ..
two%congas

N.P. 4 4
Perc.
p f simile

Tn. & 45 ! 44 ..
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P. 45
44 ..
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Perc.
> >>>> F
Two Questions About Time- Score
35

168

& ..
Crt.
b
Perc. 1 Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%

! ! ! ! ! ..
Cue%Perc.%4%for%crescendo
N.P.
Perc.
Repeat%as%many%Emes%as%necessary.%
Stop%aber%Perc.%4%crescendo.

. b b . b. . b. . . b .
Vib. & . b ..
Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! ! ! ..
Perc.

& ..

?
Mrb.
..
Perc. 3

U
N.P. ..
Perc.

Tn. & ..
Ggs. Wait%for%cue%from%Perc.%1.%Play%cresc.%
Perc. 4 only%last%Eme%to%cue%group%to%next%bar.
.
N.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
f
Perc.

O
173

Crt. & ! ! ! !
log%drums
y h Tom

Perc. 1 Tam8tam

!
3

N.P.
Perc.
f F p p f
..
& # n
5 5



Vib.

Perc. 2 F f F f F 3
f

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! #
3

b b
F #
Mrb. f
? ! ! ! !
Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P.
Perc.
F
Two Questions About Time- Score
36

177

& ! !
b >
Crt.

Perc. 1 f
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

>
& ! !

Vib.

Perc. 2
f p
N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

>
# n # # # # n
& ! #
n #
F f 3 F F f
f> #
n
Mrb.

? # #
3 3 3

# ! b
Perc. 3
> # # #

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.


Perc. 4

N.P.
f
Perc.

181

Crt. & ! ! ! !
Perc. 1 h Tam8tam
! !
3 3

N.P.

> f
Perc.


&
6 6


Vib.

F f p
3

Perc. 2

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

! b !
& b b
f p

b
Mrb.

? b # b
3

! !
Perc. 3
>

N.P. ! ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! ! !
Ggs.
u

Perc. 4

!

3 3 3 3 3

N.P.
Perc. 3 p f p sub.
Two Questions About Time- Score
37

185

& ! !
3 3

Crt.
b
Perc. 1 p
N.P. ! ! !
Perc.


6 6 6 6

&
3
6 6 6 6 6


Vib.
p
Perc. 2
N.P. ! ! !
Perc.

& ! ! !
p
b b
? b
Mrb.

Perc. 3

N.P. ! ! !
Perc.

Tn. & ! ! !
Ggs.

> > > > > >


Perc. 4 Sizzle%cym. Cast%iron%pans


> > > > > >
N.P.
Perc.
f p

5 3
188

& 4 b # 4

3 3 3 3 3

Crt.
b
f
5 3
Perc. 1

! 4 > 4
3 3

N.P.
Perc.


5

5
& 4
3

6 6 6 6

Vib. 4
>
Perc. 2 f 3 3 3

! 5 ! 3
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

b 3
& 45 b 4
b >
f 3

3 3
Mrb.

? b 5 ! 3
Perc. 3 4 4

! 5 ! 3
N.P. 4 4
Perc.

Tn. & ! 45 ! 43
>
Ggs.
Perc. 4
5
3
Cast%iron%pans

N.P. 4 4
f
Perc.

7
Two Questions About Time- Score
38

P
3
190

Crt. &4 !
U
3
Perc. 1

N.P. 4 .
Perc.
U
.
& 43 ..
.
Vib.

Perc. 2
>
3 !
N.P. 4
Perc.
U
3 .. free and expressive

&4 .. b b b b
F
b
Mrb.

n

? 43 !
b b b b b


b

Perc. 3


3 ! ! ! ! ! !
N.P. 4
Perc.

Tn. & 43 !
U
Ggs.
Perc. 4
3
.
N.P. 4 .
Perc.