This piece for four drummers puts forth everything that is fun about playing in odd meter. The combination of dry instruments makes for a clean
There is an Aristotelian notion that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This is a concept known as emergence. In his quintet Amidst, John Ling has taken this concept to heart,
This quartet set for a circle of drums, buckets, splash cymbals, and mixing bowls gets the heart pumping! It is scored to have the players face each other and share the instruments that border their
You can finally experience the magic of Bizet's masterpiece Carmen with a marimba quartet in this wonderful collection arranged by Ritsuko Nasu! Pure magic!
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
The iconic ragtime piece by Scott Joplin is arranged here for mallet quartet by Edward Freytag.
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
Flutterings features an almost constant rustling of sound using a wide array of conventional auxiliary percussion instruments and some unconventional found instruments, most notably small pillows,
Jota is part of Don Larsen's Danzas Espanolas. These are arrangements of pieces composed by Enrique Granados between 1892 and 1900. They are among his earliest works.
Beethoven's iconic melody in an easy arrangement for bells, snare drum, cymbals, and bass drum with optional timpani.
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
Dedicated to legendary percussionist and educator Charles Dowd, Alan Keown's Partials is a drummy, raucous work for unpitched percussion quartet. Each of the four players has an identical setup of
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