Stretched, warped, distorted, de-tuned, and mangled. Such was the fate of the recordings composer Pat Jacobs made using only a snare drum in order to create the fresh and energetic soundscape that
Quintet for unpitched percussion instruments. It features a large array of concert and marching drums and auxiliary percussion instruments. The piece is set up in such a way that the performers face inward
Written for snare drum, kick drum, and hi-hat, Amalgamation features stylistic elements of famed French percussionist Jacques Delcluse and the popular New York percussionist Joseph Tompkins.
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
At the first performance of Beethoven’s immortal Seventh Symphony, the audience demanded an encore of the second movement immediately following its premiere. This adaptation of Joachim
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
Nick Werth’s Boom Bap is an advanced ensemble piece for percussion sextet. The term “boom bap” refers to an onomatopoeia for the prominent percussive sounds in hip-hop: kick and
Canon Fodder was written as a reflection on the current climate of our social, educational, and ecological systems, where untold damage is being done. This unyielding quartet features a homogeneous
Jesse Sieff's Chopstakovich provides the performer with a great opportunity to display both technical prowess and musicality on the marching snare drum. It is designed to be played to a recording
Curious Surroundings was written as a way to represent the local folklore of the mysterious North Carolina mountains. The piece comprises three varying sections, each inspired by an infamous ghost
A beautiful arrangement of an infamous traditional Irish melody.
As the title suggests, Deleclusiastics is a tribute to the famed French percussionist and composer, Jacques Delécluse and his indelible collection of snare drum works, Douze
The inspiration behind Deus ex Metronome is a device ubiquitous and invaluable to the journey of many musicians... the BOSS DB-90 Dr. Beat metronome. This solo incorporates an audio
At the pinnacle of Danny Raymond's Elements in Time snare solo series is the MASTERING edition. This collection of three competitive solos for snare drum is for advanced players looking to showcase
The TRADITIONAL Elements in Time edition is for those wishing to brush up on their old-school chops in a new-school way. As a true rudimental drum corps aficionado, Danny Raymond is certainly
True to its name, Epic Proportions is a sextet with bombast and tenacious energy. The piece moves through many feels and time signatures with rhythmic motives derived from the syllables of its
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