This piece for four drummers puts forth everything that is fun about playing in odd meter. The combination of dry instruments makes for a clean
This challenging quartet focuses on frequent interactions of polyrhythms and quintuplets, with a small instrumentation allowing for a variety of programming options.
This driving, high energy piece for four multi-percussionists is written especially for advanced groups. As the title suggests, the parts cleverly interweave, making for an exciting piece to
The second in a series of marimba quartets, Digital Dances No. 2 is heavily influenced by electronic dance music and video game music. The piece combines a constant driving pulse with unexpected
Dots & Dashes is an intense, drummy quartet for unpitched percussion in which composer Dustin Schulze aims to bridge the feel of tribal drum and dance music popular in West Africa with the
Drum Ceremony is the introductory movement of An American Te Deum for mixed chorus, bartione solo and orchestra or wind ensemble.
Entourage is the result of a bunch of drummer friends getting together and improvising based on some preset criteria, such as layers of number groupings. It is ultimately an exploration of number
This advanced quartet features three keyboards and a djembe, although each player plays several other percussion instruments, often simultaneously with their primary part. The piece is influenced by
Fever Dream is a colorful battery percussion quartet that draws inspiration from the composer's personal experience with a cycle of post-apocalyptic nightmares that a accompanied a nasty bout of
Fluidity layers various syncopated and non-syncopated patterns together to produce an undulating effect that creates an interesting and meditative atmosphere.
Scored for four players, George Gershwin's Three Preludes for Piano merge early twentieth century American classical music with jazz elements, and exemplify the essence of Gershwin's signature
Latin Looks is scored in a lively Latin-rock groove for two marimbas, percussion and bass. The piece can be played as a duet with accompaniment track, or without the recorded accompaniment and
Merge began as an exercise in percussive hocket, where each player is given a part of the whole. This is done with both the rhythms played in the drums and melody in the tuned pipes. The ascending
Nalu is a marimba quartet written for four players on two marimbas. In the Hawaiian language, the word "nalu" means "wave," as in surf. Through the use of counterpoint, syncopation, hocket, and
Dedicated to legendary percussionist and educator Charles Dowd, Alan Keown's Partials is a drummy, raucous work for unpitched percussion quartet. Each of the four players has an identical setup of
As the title indicates, this grade 5 workout is a fun-loving exploration of the almighty eighth note in a variety of patterns and textures. Complete with setup and performance suggestions, it
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