There is an Aristotelian notion that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This is a concept known as emergence. In his quintet Amidst, John Ling has taken this concept to heart,
You can finally experience the magic of Bizet's masterpiece Carmen with a marimba quartet in this wonderful collection arranged by Ritsuko Nasu! Pure magic!
A Simple Prelude is a short work written for the wedding ceremony of friends of the composr, to whom the piece is dedicated. This prelude exists as both a marimba and clarinet quartet.
This piece in the style of an 1800s habanera was used in the movie classic "The Sting," although this arrangement uses the entire piece instead of just the last section.
TetraCurrent is a grooving intermediate marimba quartet featuring syncopated accompanimental tone clusters and memorable melodies.
Upbeat Suite is an arrangement for percussion quartet of three orchestral excerpts that share common rhythmic elements of upbeat, or 2-beat, feels: Dance of the Little Swans by
Proving the idea that what goes around comes around is exactly right, Chris Carmean's piece has four players on one marimba with additional percussion. The players continually move around the instrument in
Yurikago is a Japanese folk song by composer Shinsaku Kusakawa. In her description of the piece, arranger Rika Fujii states that it is a song her mother used to sing to her as a
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