The Monolith for steel pan drum quartet


This piece explores the emerging steel pan quartet genre, employing two tenor pans, a pair of double-seconds, and a set of triple cellos.

It meanders through hazy, dream-like atmospheres filled with gently flowing melodies and then stumbles headlong into an aggressive chase.

Here is an opportunity to show off the steel pan quartet’s abilities to create both lush harmonies and dense cacophony.