An apotheosis is the highest or best part of something. This Apotheosis celebrates the senior recital of the composer's son and was written expressly for that purpose. Composed for two identical
There’s no denying that Debussy’s lush, lyrical and well-known piece for solo piano is a rich source of unique harmonies, unconventional scales, and other staples of Impressionism. Arranged by
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing is an 18th-century Christian hymn based upon the American folk tune Nettleton. In Matthew Weyer's arrangement for vibraphone and marimba duo, he brings
Contemplations at the Fountain explores a palette of different emotions: thoughtfulness, doubt, and hope.
Dark Sky is a dark, intimate journey through a foreboding landscape. Its themes are driven by subtly difficult rhythmic challenges between each player's hands, and between the two marimbas on the
Here is a duet for snare drum and tenors by one of the genre's most prolific composers. Terrific for contest!
Duology is a collection of ten duets designed to give young percussionists the opportunity to grow as musicians by collaborating with friends. The book is divided into four
Flow like water, because water always seeks the path of least resistance, yet is strong enough to demolish even stone when no recourse is available.
Friction is a tour de force for marimba duo with audio accompaniment. Masterfully composed, the work consists of two movements that each explore the concept of friction in different ways that have
This work for two percussionists re-creates the famous chess match played in 1956 between Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer. It was dubbed The Game of the Century. In its musical rendering, The Game of the
Written in 1814 and for piano and soprano, Schubert’s Gretchen am Spinnrade, or Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel, is one of the most famous examples of Romantic-period German Lied. Its
Kiraka's Lullaby strives to capture the melancholy truth of the life-and-death struggle that constitutes everyday life in some third-world countries. Beginning with what could best be described as
Here is a cool, accessible snare drum duet complete with stick clicks and mounted hand percussion. Terrific for contest!
Composed between 1827–1846 and considered among some of the finest works for solo piano ever written, Frederic Chopin's Nocturnes remain widely-performed today, easily distinguishable by his
In this collection of five duets for marimba and vibraphone, Brian Blume brings contemporary literature within reach of younger players. They are intended to reflect on the essence of the joy, beauty, fun,
Strata by Sean Patrick Harvey is a collection of three short pieces: One Big Hocket, Particle Emission, and Changing Phases. Advanced in level, all three pieces showcase
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