A contemporary collection of short solos designed to further the technical and musical skills of the beginning percussionist. Titles include: Festival Dance; Caribbean Cruise; British Grenadiers; New
Animal Cracker Rag is a perfect solo for a young, outgoing, and potentially crazy performer looking for an opportunity to showcase their talent and sense of humor. This piece harks back to music
Here is Edvard Grieg's haunting and lovely piece skillfully set for keyboard percussion. It was originally part of his Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, and, as a demonstration of its popularity, has been
Inspired by the classical guitar and lute, this set of over 50 beginning, intermediate and advanced level four-mallet pieces is suitable for recitals, juries, and sight-reading. The progressive pieces
Auroras is a five-movement work for solo glockenspiel and electronics representing some of the breathtaking colors seen in these rare phenomena.
Intermediate-level solo pieces for developing mallet players.
This piece is written for marimba with piano accompaniment. The two mallet solo utilizes the entire range of the marimba and is scored for 5 Octave with an alternate part for smaller instruments. The
Here is a two-mallet, unaccompanied solo for marimba. It is constructed entirely of rolled open harmonies allowing the player to be creative with the dynamics. Terrific for a first
Chad Heiny’s Chemical Songs is a welcome addition to the solo keyboard repertoire for young players. This collection is comprised of eight engaging two-mallet solos. Each solo in...
A much-needed resource of seven single-page etudes for the beginning 4-mallet player. By isolating stroke types and focusing on aspects of shifting and interval change, this collection makes developing
Accessible by marimba students in their first year of four-mallet study, Colors features rolled block chords moving with a series of ear-pleasing harmonies, satisfying resolutions, and
Ten unaccompanied pieces for developing players. All can be performed by marimba, vibes, xylophone or bells.
Cricket, for solo xylophone with optional piano accompaniment, is a playful piece for a beginning mallet player. The piano accompaniment was also written with the beginner in mind and provides an
The Devil, Daniel and Duane is a short, enjoyable solo for first-year keyboard percussionists. It is in a minor key and a bubbly six meter giving it a spooky, mischievous quality. Fun!
This work by Bela Bartok is arranged here as a two mallet keyboard percussion solo with piano accompaniment. It has a simple, charming melody with a Hungarian flair.
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Here is a collection of carefully graded solos from very easy up to early intermediate levels with a professionally recorded demonstration/accompaniment CD. Features original compositions by many of today's