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New Music from KPP & Studio 4 Music


Method Of Movement - Spanish

Metodo de Movimiento para Marimba
(Leigh Howard Stevens, trans. David Valdés)

The most detailed text ever written on the subject of four-mallet playing. 15 chapters covering grip, strokes, shifts, tone production, interval changes, efficient movement around the instrument. Now in a Spanish translation by David Valdés.


Clear Midnight
(Michael Burritt)

Burritt: Clear Midnight
Titled after the Walt Whitman poem, Burritt wrote Clear Midnight for the Escape X Percussion Duo to showcase their dynamic virtuosity. Although it’s a marimba duet, it includes various percussion instruments including concert toms and ribbon crashers.

 

Sarcich: Sonata For Solo Side Drum

Ida/Some Of These Days Medley
(Munson/Leonard/Brooks, arr. Jon Singer)

The inaugural work of “The Jonathan Singer Historical Xylophone Publication Series”, Singer transcribes and arranges a 1920’s recording of Billy Gladstone playing this medley with the Capitol Theatre Orchestra. Available for solo xylophone with either piano accompaniment or marimba band accompaniment.

 

 Weiss Guy

Miceli: Weiss Guy

(Tony Miceli)

Written in tribute to percussion retail giant Steve Weiss, this mixed percussion ensemble piece for 12 players combines minimalism, quartal harmonies, improvisation and Afro-Cuban drumming.
 
Santangelo: Furioso and Valse

 Furioso and Valse
(Earl Hatch, arr. Claudio Santangelo)

Italian marimbist and percussionist Claudio Santangelo arranged one of Dr. Earl Hatch's most popular pieces for both four-mallet solo marimba and marimba/vibraphone trio.

 

 

Muzquiz: Auburn Run-Out

Auburn Run-Out

(Ernest Muzquiz)

A short but exciting piece for multi-percussion quartet.
Also available by Ernest Muzquiz: Rhythmic Etude No. 1 and Rhythmic Etude No. 2.

  

39th LHS Summer Marimba Seminar

Thanks to John Parks for this amazing trailer!

Apply here, spots are filling up fast!

 

Nannou - University of North Florida Percussion Ensemble

Enjoy this performance of Nannou by the University of North Florida
Percussion Ensemble, directed by Dr. Andrea Venet.

New Mallets from Malletech

orchestral mallets series