Inspired by the William Blake poem "Morning," Ascends the Sky is a beautiful intermediate work for solo five-octave marimba filled with 16th notes flowing up and down the full range of the
Autumnal Overture is an unaccompanied marimba solo that intermixes slow chorale textures with small pockets of groove and a mathematical harmonic style that is dissonant but not abrasive.
Azureus is a jazz waltz inspired by the composer’s wife's rose garden. The piece follows an AABACA form that serves as the basic structure for the improvised solos. The use of jazz harmonies,
Here are 16 masterpieces by the Fab Four, expertly arranged for mallets. Titles include And I Love Her; Blackbird; Eleanor Rigby; Hey Jude; Let It Be;
Best Wishes was commissioned by Max Farbman in 2014 as a gift for his former percussion instructor, Lia DeRoin. This piece is based around a short repeating rhythmic pattern and a simple
Blur is inspired by H. Owen Reed's theory of compensating parameters. This is the idea that, in a composition, certain aspects of the music may need to be simplified if others are made
This fine collection of pieces by master teacher, Earl Hatch, is now available from Studio 4 Music. The collection includes: Furioso and Valse in D Minor; Capriccio Marimba; Dance of
The songs and carols in this collection are drawn from the rich traditions of American and European Yuletide. These century-old melodies have become an important part of annual holiday traditions around the
This collection draws hymns from traditional European melodies, American tunes and African-American spirituals; many have connections to significant historical events. These arrangements for two and four
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