Alternate Realities is a wonderful choice for middle school ensemble! After a quickly building intro and trade-off section between mallets, battery, and timpani, the piece settles
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Chad Heiny’s brilliant piece Bad Juju juxtaposes deep African grooves played on traditional instruments and dissonant harmonic material played on three marimbas to create a feeling of uneasy
This high energy, fun samba is full of exciting rhythmic drive. Written for 10 players, accessible and powerful mallet parts, special effects and plenty of room for improvisation, makes this a winner!
Get your hands clapping with this party number! The perfect blend of soca and salsa will have your audience dancing in the aisles! Everyone enjoy!
This piece for full percussion orchestra calls for a few rare instruments found in the region of Nepal, which give the piece a unique sound. Instruments like Himalayan yak bells, singing bowl, bamboo wind
For unpitched percussion, Bombastix offers your ensemble of young players the chance to have fun and flex muscles. You may wake the neighbors with this one, but they'll be glad you did!
Take your audience to a white-sand beach with this island jam by Julie Davila!
A high-energy island party number with all the bells and whistles... literally!
For marimba & percussion ensemble. First printing. Three movement work. Dedicated to Robert McCormick. Premiered by Nick Bruno and the University of South Florida Percussion Ensemble on January 27,
This exciting three-movement work for large percussion ensemble represents the three books contained in The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri: Inferno, Purgatorio, and
Excellence in Chamber Music, Book 2 is a collection of flexibly-scored ensembles perfect for festivals, fall or spring concerts, summer camps, or ensemble practice. All 15 songs are arranged for
Hidden Dreams is a marvelously arranged piece for high school percussion ensemble. It starts with the mallet instruments creating a reverberation effect by passing around snippets of 16th
Here is a fun piece that re-creates the color and splendor of a mariachi band in two traditional styles put together seamlessly.
This xylophone feature for large advanced ensemble is a genuine good time! A beefy intro leads into a modern rag with all the percussive trimmings. The middle section turns 90 degrees
Here is an upbeat melody-driven original reggae piece for high school ensemble. A bona fide mood improver!
Isbjerg, Danish for iceberg, comes from both the imagery of what it might be like to tour icy waters in an old wooden boat and how small one must feel when, out of the mist, an iceberg appears. One
Jalopy is a programmatic piece that uses all sorts of fun and engaging auxiliary percussion instruments to depict a run-down, rusty old automobile. In addition to these auxiliary instruments like a
This octet for common instruments features a serene, enchanted, harmonized Spanish melody in a beguine style. Rhythms are limited to quarter, eighth, sixteenth and simple syncopations. Players and audiences
The first musical instruction given in this piece is "With Battle-like Tendencies". Big unison hits and an onslaught of intense 16th note passages make this piece exactly what you'd expect after
Like a Giant Refreshed was written for Dr. Megan Arms, Dr. Julia Gaines, and the University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble and was premiered at the Missouri Music Educators Convention January
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