Inspired by the Book of Revelation, Gillingham's Angels of the Apocalypse is a dramatic work for 5 keyboard percussion and 3 battery percussion that features lush, chromatic harmonies, gorgeous
The material for Fanfare for the Return of Shadow is derived from Michael Burritt’s composition Shadow Chasers. The composer used several of Burritt's rhythmic themes and has
The Hunt is a fantasy for marimba and percussion orchestra. The work contains a number of common percussion instruments such as the mallet instruments, drums, and cymbals, but also a number of
With a mysterious and improvisatory opening transitioning into a bombastic rhythmic section, this piece captures the force and energy of a hurricane.
Winner of the Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest in 1997, No Exit grabs the audience with primal energy and force from beginning to end. The driving rhythms and modal harmonies blend
This piece for thirteen players musically depicts the life of a phage virus in a exciting, dynamic, and captivating way. Phage is the ultimate show-stopper for any percussion ensemble concert.
The title Spun is a play on the term Fortspinnung, which can be translated to spinning forth. After a slow and ominous introduction, the quick perpetual motion of the piece creates the
Whirlwind is virtually perpetual motion driven by continuous 16th notes. The motion is interrupted a couple times within the course of the piece, but hints of the 16th note motion still remain.
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