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.
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,
An apotheosis is the highest or best part of something. This Apotheosis celebrates the senior recital of the composer's son and was written expressly for that purpose. Composed for two identical
In Black Racer, Brian Blume has crafted an effective piece for intermediate percussion quartets to hone their chamber ensemble skills while communicating intensity and musical sensitivity. Each
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
Broad Strokes is the quintessential collection of snare drum studies focusing on developing technical facility in a variety of stylized musical genres. The 31 solos in this collection are contained
A medium advanced ensemble piece written for solo timpanist, on five drums, and seven other percussionists with most playing multi percussion setups. Scored for all normal concert band percussion
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
Rhapsodic in its form, Chorea Luna is an intermediate four-mallet marimba solo by Max Marsillo. The piece weaves in and out of various themes, each with their own unique emotional qualities and
There’s no denying that Debussy’s lush, lyrical and well-known piece for solo piano is a rich source of unique harmonies, unconventional scales, and other staples of Impressionism. Arranged by
Though Paul Pratt's output of musical compositions is relatively small compared to other ragtime composers, the quality of each of his works is apparent. Colonial Glide is a testament to
In this arrangement of Clifton Taylor’s Concertpiece, Jason Baker disseminates the original wind parts to a quintet comprising four mallet players and a drum set player. This allows for
Cotton Gindustrial is Alex Smith’s ode to the invention that changed the world, the cotton gin! This wild and contrasting piece not only requires some demanding performance techniques like
Crystals was composed for young percussionists who have been living in a world of battery percussion and are now taking their first steps into mallet playing. Each performer is given a limited
Dark Passenger is an intense, visceral ride through many different musical territories. The setup consists of three sets of bongos placed back to back while the three performers frame the setup on
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
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