Based on Ode to Joy with a surprise quote at the end, Beethoven's Bellmen is playable on any combination of three keyboard instruments but works especially well with bell kits. An
This arrangement of the theme from Emile Waldteufel’s Les Patineurs, op. 183, is for three players. A mini-lesson is included that explains glissando techniques and double
A fascinating exercise in counterpoint and mixed-meter, CC'd is a marimba trio that also includes 3 optional percussion parts to further add to the unique textures in the keyboards.
Imagine what the skeletons hear while dancing through graves on a crisp All Hallows' Eve, and this may be it! In Cemetery Salsa, three intermediate players are featured on a single 4.3 octave
These selections work as individual pieces or in a four-movement capacity. This "mini-symphony" reveals the importance of key relationships, tempo relationships, and contrasting dynamics.
A lively marimba trio with layered syncopated rhythms and Latin American sonorities. Muy bueno!
A Little Malletmusik is another one of Brian Slawson’s brilliant pieces for beginning mallet percussionists. Despite its simple, catchy, and light character, it has a many pedagogical
Written for one 4-octave marimba, the arrangements in The Mexican Marimba attempt to recreate the traditional marimba style of street musicians so common in larger cities of Mexico. Street
This is a collection of Mozart melodies from Eine Kline Nacht Music, Sonata in C, Symphony 25, Rondo Alla Turca and Ah vous dirai-je (Twinkle, twinkle).
Oriental is part of Don Larsen's Danzas Espanolas. These are arrangements of pieces composed by Enrique Granados between 1892 and 1900. They are among his earliest
A mallet trio playing Bach melodies backed by a rhythm section in a samba groove. Very cool!
Written for three marimbas, Satisfraction is a charming and sweet trio that will lighten the mood at any percussion concert needing a breath of fresh air. Erin Duke writes individual lines that are
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