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
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing is an 18th-century Christian hymn based upon the American folk tune NETTLETON. In Matthew Weyer's arrangement for vibraphone and marimba duo, he brings beautiful
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
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
Micheal Barnes' Distance is a moving, reflective piece centering around the separation and termination of relationships between people. The concept of the piece's namesake, distance, can be seen
One of Scott Joplin's lesser-known ragtime pieces, Eugenia is a much more expansive piece than most rags with a few surprising extended sections. In this more advanced arrangement for solo
Fluidity layers various syncopated and non-syncopated patterns together to produce an undulating effect that creates an interesting and meditative atmosphere.
Insomnia is a challenging duet consisting of colorful harmonies meant to portray the free and flowing nature of the human spirit. The challenge in performing the piece lies in lining up fast
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
As one of the most famous Christian hymns around the world, Chad Floyd transforms Jesus Loves Me into a beautiful new vibraphone arrangement that will be effective regardless of whether the
Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag is one of the earliest and most iconic of all ragtime pieces. It is just as popular today as it was when it was first released. Now, this inimitable work is
Nalu is a marimba quartet written for four players on two marimbas. In the Hawaiian language, the word "nalu" means "wave," as in surf. Through the use of counterpoint, syncopation, hocket, and
Nyumbani is a gorgeous three movement work for solo marimba appropriate for a advanced high-school or college marimbist. Each movement is programmatic and meant to evoke 3 different sonic tableaus
Of Light is the first prize winner in the 2016 call for scores sponsored by the Portland Percussion Group. Composer Mason Lee aurally depicts the colors of the rainbow, giving each color a distinct
As implied by the title, Portraits from a City Window explores four different scenes one may observe from such an angle. Morning Light represents the beauty of a sunrise over skyscrapers,
George Hamilton Green's xylophone rags are well known and loved by today's keyboard percussion players and audiences around the world. They are exciting, challenging, and really fun to play. Now, in this
A quirky and exciting work for marimba quartet. The piece showcases every aspect of the marimba, from its ability to hum softly to its power and ferocity.
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