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 second in a series of marimba quartets, Digital Dances No. 2 is heavily influenced by electronic dance music and video game music. The piece combines a constant driving pulse with unexpected
The inspiration behind Drops came from observing a rainstorm come and go one evening. As the storm started, the drops were falling sporadically, and every so often enough water would collect on a
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
Fantasy for Marimba Quartet is a character piece that begins with a strongly articulated meter and a stark sense of tonality. Subsequently, the meter becomes obscured along with an ever-increasing
A useful collection of pieces for both concert and church settings, weddings, and holidays. All pieces can be performed with just one low-E marimba, vibraphone, and bells. How Great Thou
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
Ignis is a high energy marimba quartet about igniting a flame. The idea of this work is that the music is constantly trying to start a fire, moving between sparks, shimmering embers, and dancing fire,
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.
An arrangement of one of the most recognizable movements for Gustav Holst's The Planets, Jupiter is a challenging, yet rewarding work that performers and audiences alike will