With spiraling melodic passages and unique color combinations between instruments, Aequilibrium is sure to entrance audiences and performers alike.
A classic Leroy Anderson piece newly arranged for percussion quintet! Scored for three xylophone "soloists" and two accompanying marimbas, this medium level ensemble will be a great addition to any
Here is a tried and true piece for beginning ensemble. Each line is playable by a first year percussionist. The way the lines fit together make for a enjoyably primal piece. Narration provided on
Scored for marimba quartet, bells, and xylophone, Larson's arrangement of Ding Dong! Merrily on High sparkles from the opening bell tones through the clever mixed meter all the way to the
Scored for four or five players, this ensemble is a rudimental fantasy which utilizes themes from three traditional snare drum compositions: Three Camps; The Downfall of Paris and
This drum-battle-style snare drum quintet is the pure definition of intense! Loaded with flash but still accessible to a high school ensemble. The piece simply refuses to be forgotten!
Stephen Primatic’s Five on Five is an aggressive mallet ensemble piece for 5 players on one 5-octave marimba. Because of the number of players, each performer must be aware of their space and
Scored for cowbell and marimba; vibraphone; triangle and (shared) marimba; drumset; four timpani; tambourine. Listed on various lists as either or both a quintet and sextet.
Chris Retschulte takes advantage of the timbral spectrum of mallet percussion to create an effective setting of Beethoven’s wildly famous Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor, better known as Fur
Using traditional instruments available in most high school band rooms, David Long created a wonderfully effective piece for small percussion ensemble. Brief slow and free introduction, followed by a fast
A fun and energetic piece using everyday items. Enjoyable for ensembles of all ages, and even more so for the audience!
This piece in a rock-Latin style for 5 players is nothing short of hip! The melody works itself into a passage of sweet interplay between the mallet instruments and timpani. The middle section
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