Named for the Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico and the magnificent canyon country the park encompasses, this contest standard features a dramatic, well-conceived series of simple patterns and rolls
Barnstormer is a quality percussion trio by Chris Crockarell. Attributes such as solid arrangement and playability for young players have put this
The title of this work is a reference to the geometric formulas and figures used to spur the rhythmic and phrase concepts. The opening section utilizes phrase lengths based on the Pythagorean theorem. The
Based on Ode to Joy with a surprise quote at the end, Beethoven's Bellmen is playable on any combination of three keyboard instruments but works especially well with bell kits. An
This arrangement of the theme from Emile Waldteufel’s Les Patineurs, op. 183, is for three players. A mini-lesson is included that explains glissando techniques and double
A fascinating exercise in counterpoint and mixed-meter, CC'd is a marimba trio that also includes 3 optional percussion parts to further add to the unique textures in the keyboards.
Imagine what the skeletons hear while dancing through graves on a crisp All Hallows' Eve, and this may be it! In Cemetery Salsa, three intermediate players are featured on a single 4.3 octave
These selections work as individual pieces or in a four-movement capacity. This "mini-symphony" reveals the importance of key relationships, tempo relationships, and contrasting dynamics.
From the Baroque era to the 20th century, these 18 trios are arranged in a wide variety of styles. Written to be played by any combination of three instruments, this versatile collection provides not only
This piece is scored for snare drum, bongos, and four small drums. It is a true crab canon, in that after playing the piece once, the music is turned upside-down and played again.
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
Divertimento is a percussion trio scored for timpani, snare drum, tom-tom, temple blocks, gong, triangle, and cymbal.
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
A lively marimba trio with layered syncopated rhythms and Latin American sonorities. Muy bueno!
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