The second in a series of marimba quartets, Digital Dances No. 2 is heavily influenced by electronic dance music and video game music. The piece combines a constant driving pulse with unexpected...
Fantasy for Marimba Quartet is a character piece that begins with a strongly articulated meter and a stark sense of tonality. Subsequently, the meter becomes obscured along with an ever-increasing...
Fluidity layers various syncopated and non-syncopated patterns together to produce an undulating effect that creates an interesting and meditative atmosphere.
Nalu is a marimba quartet written for four players on two marimbas. In the Hawaiian language, the word "nalu" means "wave," as in surf. Through the use of counterpoint, syncopation, hocket, and...
Quartet No. 1 in F for marimba quartet was composed in the spirit of the great string quartets of Beethoven and Schubert. It relies heavily on the tonal and formal structures of the period. The...
Radioactive Octopus was inspired by the earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster that occurred in Japan in March of 2011. Each player represents two of the tentacles of the octopus, and a visual...
Here is a delightful arrangement for mallet quartet. Featuring a theme-and-variations form, the simple nursery rhyme melody moves through a series of progressively challenging rhythmic patterns,...
Woodwork is written for four marimba players on two instruments plus solo cajon. It is a pseudo-minimalist work that explores a variety of ostinato figures woven between the five wooden instrument...
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