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.
Conjuring up the energy and mystery of the nighttime beach performers on the exotic islands of Thailand, this quartet is perfect for contest or recital performances.
This collection of eight pieces for buckets (and shaker, pot lid and large plastic bin) offers rhythm music spanning grade easy to medium-advanced levels. The variety in difficulty makes this collection
A tightly constructed piece featuring a solo snare drummer and percussion trio. Loaded with serious groove and artistry in all parts. Sure to please all around!
Quadrinomial is written for four players with four drums, four mallets, and four wire brushes. A variety of mallet techniques are applied to create an arrangement of timbres shared between each
One vibraphone and four players! Awesomely inventive - if you are looking for a great mallet quartet for your students but have limited instruments, SyncoShift is the piece for you!
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
Inspired by the Battle of Hoth in "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back," Under Attack! is an exciting battery percussion quartet sure to get your heart pumping. May the 7/8 be
Nola-Béla-Sowega for percussion quartet was inspired by the New Orleans brass band tradition and the rhythmically vibrant works of Béla Bartók. The work follows
Inspired by the landscape of the composer's hometown of Medellin, Columbia, Paisaje Accidentado is a single-movement piece with a variety of moods and dissolve into one another. The piece also has
A splendid arrangement of our National Anthem set for four players on two marimbas! Truly inspiring!
Fanfare and Romance is a powerful concert-style piece for percussion quartet. The fanfare section is a majestic combination of unison bombast and militaristic layering. The romance section is
In Guac is Extra, John Herndon has done a fantastic job of providing an engaging piece for young percussionists to dialog with traditional Latin percussion instruments without their needing
This piece challenges students to sound as one, creating a unique experience for the audience. Calling for only 4 players, each using one tom, the piece portrays just what the title suggests, existence and
In the key of D, this arrangement will also work on any mallet instrument combination. Some meter variation and well placed dynamics make this an interesting piece to teach as well as play.
An elementary quartet for snare drum, two High Toms, Two Low Toms and Bass Drum.
Proving the idea that what goes around comes around is exactly right, Chris Carmean's piece has four players on one marimba with additional percussion. The players continually move around the instrument in
Written for cajon quartet with pedaled percussion instruments, Institutionalized is a unique and intriguing addition to the repertoire. By exploiting the many different sounds the cajon can make,
Of Hanukkah is an exciting percussion ensemble work which incorporates the games, music, and spirit of the Hanukkah celebration. Gradually weaving between four pieces, this arrangement
This challenging quartet focuses on frequent interactions of polyrhythms and quintuplets, with a small instrumentation allowing for a variety of programming options.
Featuring a variety of sound colors and a quasi-minimalist texture, Selva Luminosa is an intriguing work suitable for inclusion on a college or professional percussion recital.
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