A contemporary collection of short solos designed to further the technical and musical skills of the beginning percussionist. Titles include: Festival Dance; Caribbean Cruise; British Grenadiers; New
60 Second Vibes began as a single 60-second vibraphone solo written as a demonstration for a percussion methods masterclass. In this extended four-movement suite, each movement is exactly 60
A Cricket Sang and Set the Sun by Blake Tyson is a beautiful, lyrical piece for solo marimba. The opening passages of the piece ebb and flow and create a very reflective mood.
Known as The Harmonious Blacksmith, Air Mit Variationen includes the original music by Handel and new variations by Nishimura.
Inspired by the classical guitar and lute, this set of over 50 beginning, intermediate and advanced level four-mallet pieces is suitable for recitals, juries, and sight-reading. The progressive pieces
Inspired by the William Blake poem "Morning," Ascends the Sky is a beautiful intermediate work for solo five-octave marimba filled with 16th notes flowing up and down the full range of the
Autumnal Overture is an unaccompanied marimba solo that intermixes slow chorale textures with small pockets of groove and a mathematical harmonic style that is dissonant but not abrasive.
Azureus is a jazz waltz inspired by the composer’s wife's rose garden. The piece follows an AABACA form that serves as the basic structure for the improvised solos. The use of jazz harmonies,
Best Wishes was commissioned by Max Farbman in 2014 as a gift for his former percussion instructor, Lia DeRoin. This piece is based around a short repeating rhythmic pattern and a simple
Blur is inspired by H. Owen Reed's theory of compensating parameters. This is the idea that, in a composition, certain aspects of the music may need to be simplified if others are made
Written to depict the Camino de Santiago, a 600 mile pilgrimage on foot through western Europe, The Camino by Michael Charles Smith is an intermediate marimba solo that captures the wistful nature
This piece is written for marimba with piano accompaniment. The two mallet solo utilizes the entire range of the marimba and is scored for 5 Octave with an alternate part for smaller instruments. The
This fine collection of pieces by master teacher, Earl Hatch, is now available from Studio 4 Music. The collection includes: Furioso and Valse in D Minor; Capriccio Marimba; Dance of
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
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
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