Contemplations at the Fountain explores a palette of different emotions: thoughtfulness, doubt, and hope.
For contest, recital or private studio, these ten Grade 3 to 4 duets are playable on any mallet instrument. Mallet and roll suggestions are included. Rock, jazz, ethnic, march, waltz, and contemporary
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
Reading and musicality studies in the form of duets from Al Payson, Principle Percussionist emeritus of the Chicago Symphony. Mr. Payson has arranged these novice to intermediate duets so they can be played
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
Merge is a duet for two marimbas written to be performed at the wedding of Lane and Ashley, friends of the composer. It appropriately reflects its inspiration with upbeat tonalities 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
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