A Cricket Sang and Set the Sun by Blake Tyson is a beautiful, lyrical piece for solo marimba. The opening passages of the piece ebb and flow and create a very reflective mood.
A delightful set of programmatic works that achieved standard repertoire status almost instantly when it was first transcribed 25 years ago. Shorter sets can be selected from the 12 in this collection and...
The first-place winner in the 1998 PAS composition contest for solo marimba.
A widely arranged melody scored here for mallet percussion with piano accompaniment.
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...
A contest solo with piano reduction.
A collection of medium to advanced four-mallet marimba solos.
A contest solo for unaccompanied vibraphone.
Dream of the Cherry Blossoms is a composition by Keiko Abe based on an improvisation on the themes of the Japanese folksong Sakura Sakura. In this marimba solo, the world of fantasy is...
Cascading 16th-note passages make up the body of this etude by Clair Omar Musser. The player gets the chance to show off their muscle memory as well as their ability to be expressive through use...
This vibrant etude by Clair Omar Musser shows off the player's hand speed and ability to work with moving block chords. A classic!
Probably the most well-known of Clair Omar Musser's etudes for solo marimba. A four-mallet piece with brilliant colors!
A flourish of broken and arpeggiated chords moving up and down the instrument form the basis of this flamboyant etude by Clair Omar Musser. Short and sweet, it makes a terrific audition piece or recital...
Accessible contemporary piece for solo marimba in ABA form. Requires intermediate-level four-mallet skills with interlocking rhythms and polyrhythms between hands.
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