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
Contemplations at the Fountain explores a palette of different emotions: thoughtfulness, doubt, and hope.
Dark Sky is a dark, intimate journey through a foreboding landscape. Its themes are driven by subtly difficult rhythmic challenges between each player's hands, and between the two marimbas on the
Flow like water, because water always seeks the path of least resistance, yet is strong enough to demolish even stone when no recourse is available.
Friction is a tour de force for marimba duo with audio accompaniment. Masterfully composed, the work consists of two movements that each explore the concept of friction in different ways that have
Written in 1814 and for piano and soprano, Schubert’s Gretchen am Spinnrade, or Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel, is one of the most famous examples of Romantic-period German Lied. Its
Kiraka's Lullaby strives to capture the melancholy truth of the life-and-death struggle that constitutes everyday life in some third-world countries. Beginning with what could best be described as
Translated as The Beloved One, La Querendona is a beautiful duet for vibraphone and marimba written in the style of the Puerto Rican Danza. It is characterized by lyrical melodies juxtaposed
Originally composed for solo piano, this arrangement is scored for vibraphone and marimba duet. Written for the PercaDu percussion group, this work presents challenges to be met by advanced students and
Before any notes were laid, the composer was given the mental image of a window, in the back of a Colorado coffee house, that supplied a breath taking view of the Front Range mountains. From that
Composed between 1827–1846 and considered among some of the finest works for solo piano ever written, Frederic Chopin's Nocturnes remain widely-performed today, easily distinguishable by his
One performer plays marimba and the other plays vibraphone and marimba in this duet from Israeli composer V. Torchinsky. Opening with a free setting, it gradually takes on a more structured shape with fast
Written to fill a void in accessible duet literature for keyboard percussion, Songs from the Infinite Plane is, in essence, a song book for vibraphone & marimba. Each melodically-driven duet is
In this collection of five duets for marimba and vibraphone, Brian Blume brings contemporary literature within reach of younger players. They are intended to reflect on the essence of the joy, beauty, fun,
Written to fill a void in accessible duet literature for keyboard percussion, Songs of the Human Spirit explores combinations of 2 marimbas, 2 vibraphones, and vibraphone/marimba throughout the 15
Brian Slawson has brilliantly arranged these simple folk melodies for vibraphone and glockenspiel, making them accessible to young percussionists. Because of their traditional nature, these pieces are
Déja vu is the phenomenon when an event, situation, or conversation, currently occurring but having never happened before, feels oddly and inexplicably familiar. Vuja de is the exact opposite. It
A celebration of the life of the composer's grandfather, You Can't Get There From Here is a beautiful intermediate duet for vibraphone and marimba that would be appropriate in any number of
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