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,
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!
Changing Winds takes its influence from the turbulence of the fall of 2016. Each player in this quartet has an independent role, and their musical stories develop as the piece progresses. The
The iconic ragtime piece by Scott Joplin is arranged here for mallet quartet by Edward Freytag.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik is a quintessential piece from the Classical period. It combines very stable harmonies with very clear resolutions, a strong sense of melody and
Fluidity layers various syncopated and non-syncopated patterns together to produce an undulating effect that creates an interesting and meditative atmosphere.
Scored for four players, George Gershwin's Three Preludes for Piano merge early twentieth century American classical music with jazz elements, and exemplify the essence of Gershwin's signature
Crystal Cathedral was inspired by the famous building of the same name in Garden Grove, California. The structure is made of steel with over 12,000 panes of glass and houses one of the largest pipe
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.
Marimba Quartet No. 2 is a bright, energetic piece by Christopher Bradford. This work is full of rhythmic and harmonic twists and turns that weave an intricate but beautiful web for four players on
Covering the Musser/Stevens grip and including strokes, exercises, etudes and solos, Marimba for Four is a fantastic kick-starter for those interested in the four-mallet world!
Here is a fantastic arrangement of Married Life, the Oscar-winning main theme from Pixar's "Up." Composer Michael Giacchino perfectly captures the sentiment and poignancy of the film's opening
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
A beautiful and captivating piece that uses only simple elements. When each mallet part is isolated, it is constructed of very simple musical material. However, when, all of the parts are combined, they
This arrangement of Edward Elgar’s Nimrod affords young mallet players the opportunity to experience and perform one of the standard orchestral repertoire's most beautiful and iconic pieces.
Oaxacan Fantasy is a lively and colorful work for marimba quartet inspired by the music of Oaxaca, Mexico. It utilizes simple harmonies, mostly based on the pentatonic scale, in order to capture
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