Manhattan Escapades (Marimba Duet)
(by Gordon Stout)
Manhattan Escapades was written in 2012 for two marimbas, both requiring a 5.0 instrument. Premiered at Ithaca College in 2014 with Gordon Stout and Kate Burns (Vorel).
Includes a 32-page spiral bound score and two separate marimba parts.
Falling Leaves (Snare Drum Solo)
(by Timothy Adams)
Falling Leaves is a challenging piece for an advanced snare drummer who wants to be pushed technically, musically and creatively.
Two Scarlatti Sonatas for Marimba
(arr. by Mario Gaetano)
Although a contemporary of J.S. Bach and Handel, Scarlatti was one of the few Baroque composers whose style transitioned into the Classical period. He composed in a variety of musical forms, but today he is known mostly for his 555 keyboard sonatas. The two arrangements in this small collection include Sonata in G Major K.2 L.388 and Sonata in e minor K.98 L.325.
The Paris Pieces
(by Mark Goodenberger)
Our editorial board reports that this is an extremely interesting collection of 15 character pieces that is destined to be widely used in teaching studios and on the recital stage of college music programs. Fifteen vignettes composed for solo marimba, paying homage to the city of Paris can be played in any combination, in any order or in their entirety. Some selections are intermediate in difficulty and others are more challenging.
Concerto for Timpani, Percussion and Winds
(by Daniel Adams)
Concerto for Timpani, Percussion and Winds was commissioned and composed in 2004 for Robert McCormick and the University of South Florida Percussion Symphonic Wind Ensemble. It is so titled because the solo timpanist, winds and percussion section interact equally in the transformation and development of thematic materials. Includes 31 page spiral bound full size conductor's score and 30 individual booklet parts.
Overkill (for 4 Percussionists)
(by Andy Harnsberger)
Overkill was written in 2014 and premiered April 13, 2015 by the Lee University Percussion Ensemble. It is scored for four players, each utilizing multiple drums around a centered cymbal set-up. The piece is based upon a single "cell," heard as the opening statement, which is manipulated and varied throughout the piece. Classic rock fans will recognize the main rhythmic theme, which is played over and over, hence the title of the piece.
Tailoring for Two (Marimba Duet)
(by Gordon Stout)
Tailoring for Two was wittten for Stout's student, Taylor Katanick, and was premiered by Taylor and the composer himself in 2014 at Ithaca College. A really fun duo, requiring two 5.0 marimbas.
Includes a 27-page spiral-bound score and two separate marimba parts.