This is a challenging work for the solo timpanist. Pitch changes and extreme expression are some of the demanding characteristics found in this piece.
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!
Head Talk is a piece written for five percussionists and an assortment of drum heads. The composition and choreography combine to send the entertainment value of the piece through the roof!
Famous as one of the first percussion ensemble works to be found in Western Art Music, this arrangement is scored for five percussionists.
Ludwig van Beethoven's instantly recognizable work for piano is beautifully arranged here for mallet quintet. Your audience will love it!
Off Axis includes an impressive virtuosic yet idiomatic solo part. Glassock uses the ensemble as a sounding board for the solo marimba with much rhythmic interplay and imitation. Constantly
Brian Blume's compositions have a way of connecting to listeners in a visceral way, while also providing effective educational opportunities in teaching environments. Persistence definitely fits
The Sharpend Stick is a Native American war song and dance that is in the fish-step style. It is said that the popular 1920's dance craze the Charleston was derived from this dance.
Silent Canyons was inspired of by the story of the Ancestral Pueblo Peoples or Anasazi (a Navajo word meaning ancient ones or ancient enemies) and their disappearance from the Four Corners region
For four players plus soloist. This PAS prize-winning composition is a tour-de-force for the solo percussionist. Movement 1 is for multi-percussion solo with mallet quartet accompaniment. Movement 2
Named after a large-scale industrial sculpture by Richard Serra, Tilted Spheres is a powerhouse unpitched percussion quintet that takes listeners and performers on a sonic journey through many
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