Scored for four or five players, this ensemble is a rudimental fantasy which utilizes themes from three traditional snare drum compositions: Three Camps; The Downfall of Paris and
An accessible all drum trio of moderate difficulty. With a quick tempo, interlocking patterns and the sharing of two pairs of bongos, Drum Amalgam is a fun visual and sonic workout. In addition to
The word fantasia has been defined as a piece where free flight of fancy prevails over contemporary conventions of form or style. The piece usually has an improvisatory character. The term can also
Here is the second-place winner of the 2015 PAS Italy Composition Contest. In this challenging solo, several different contrasts in timbre are achieved by using the normal playing area as well as the rim
From Robert Cohen's Homeland Security Suite for Percussion, Green Alert is the lowest level on the Homeland Security Advisory System, a level that is unlikely to be attained.
Challenging adaptation of a familiar tune, that in this case undergoes a variety of permutations- some subtle, and some, well, just off the chain! Fun, though!
Homeland Security Suite for Percussion is a dramatic, programmatic work in six movements inspired by the events of September 11th, 2001. Each movement is sold separately.
Here is the first place winner of the 2015 PAS Italy Composition Contest. A unique multi-percussion duet centered on two snare drums that are mounted snare side up. Various sonic effects are created by
Inspired by NEXUS' first concert tour of Japan. Solo xylophone with mallet ensemble or piano accompaniment.
Famous as one of the first percussion ensemble works to be found in Western Art Music, this arrangement is scored for five percussionists.
Consistent left hand bass pattern keeps pushing this challenging tune forward. It is a great contemporary composition in an early jazz style. It requires four mallets and advanced vibraphone
Journey to the Dayspring is an up-tempo, rhythmic romp for six players. It features interlocking rhythmic patterns, meter changes, dynamic contrasts, and a few instances of 5/4 that will provide a
Inspired by Biblical imagery found in the book of Reveleation - this is a challenging snare solo that primarily utilizes advanced rudimental patterns and configurations - from beginning to end! Advanced
Latin Looks is scored in a lively Latin-rock groove for two marimbas, percussion and bass. The piece can be played as a duet with accompaniment track, or without the recorded accompaniment and
The percussion parts are set up to be played by either two players, or one, allowing flexibility in programming. The piece can be performed either as a trio or duo. While the marimba part requires
A piece in three movements: Introduction, Largo and Canon. Scored for six players, each with a small multi-percussion set-up. Accessible, yet challenging for younger as well as
Scored for xylophone and three marimbas, this contemporary rag features all the players. It is not just a solo with accompaniment, but rather offers appealing interaction between all the voices.