Johnson is one of the Big Three of ragtime, along with Joplin and Lamb. This piece in the style of an 1800s fox trot.
This piece is written for marimba with piano accompaniment. The two mallet solo utilizes the entire range of the marimba and is scored for 5 Octave with an alternate part for smaller instruments. The
Friday's Cascara is an excellent unaccompanied three-mallet solo written for the developing marimba player. The piece opens with a short section that calls for playing on the instrument's
A charming unaccompanied four-mallet marimba solo, Grasshopper is challenging and enjoyable to perform.
This piece was composed to help fill a void in available chamber music for timpani, especially, when it comes to duets. The work is divided into two sections. The first being a more relaxed lyrical
Based on a tone row, though not strictly serial composition, this is a lovely duet. Tenor Saxophone, Bb Clarinet or Flute may be substituted for Soprano Saxophone.
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.
Oriental 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
Here is a beautiful work for four-mallet marimba utilizing modern performance techniques. Rosa Xanthina is the scientific name for the species of flower known as the yellow rose. Yellow roses
A collection of popular Italian Arias arranged for Soprano voice with marimba accompaniment. Great pieces for recital or concert.
The idea behind Slightly Funky was to compose a duet for trumpet and
This piece in the style of an 1800s habanera was used in the movie classic "The Sting," although this arrangement uses the entire piece instead of just the last section.
A timpani solo with hi-hat and ride cymbal. Great piece utilizing classical timpani style and jazz independence. It is a dedication to Max Roach.
Villanesca 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
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