Named for the Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico and the magnificent canyon country the park encompasses, this contest standard features a dramatic, well-conceived series of simple patterns and rolls...
Barnstormer is a quality percussion trio by Chris Crockarell. Attributes such as solid arrangement and playability for young players have put this...
The title of this work is a reference to the geometric formulas and figures used to spur the rhythmic and phrase concepts. The opening section utilizes phrase lengths based on the Pythagorean theorem. The...
Based on Ode to Joy with a surprise quote at the end, Beethoven's Bellmen is playable on any combination of three keyboard instruments but works especially well with bell kits. An...
Imagine what the skeletons hear while dancing through graves on a crisp All Hallows' Eve, and this may be it! In Cemetery Salsa, three intermediate players are featured on a single 4.3 octave...
These selections work as individual pieces or in a four-movement capacity. This "mini-symphony" reveals the importance of key relationships, tempo relationships, and contrasting dynamics.
From the Baroque era to the 20th century, these 18 trios are arranged in a wide variety of styles. Written to be played by any combination of three instruments, this versatile collection provides not only...
This piece is scored for snare drum, bongos, and four small drums. It is a true crab canon, in that after playing the piece once, the music is turned upside-down and played again.
Dark Passenger is an intense, visceral ride through many different musical territories. The setup consists of three sets of bongos placed back to back while the three performers frame the setup on...
Divertimento is a percussion trio scored for timpani, snare drum, tom-tom, temple blocks, gong, triangle, and cymbal.
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