Marimba

Sonata in D Minor (J.S. Bach/arr. Nathaniel Bartlett)

$12.00

Adapted to marimba from a keyboard transcription of J.S. Bach’s Sonata in A Minor BWV 1003 for violin, Bartlett’s minor adjustments make this an easily accessible addition to the repertoire. A 5.0 octave instrument is required.

Adapted to marimba from a keyboard transcription of J.S. Bach’s Sonata in A Minor BWV 1003 for violin, Bartlett’s minor adjustments make this an easily accessible addition to the repertoire. A 5.0 octave instrument is required.

Sonate Pathetique (Beethoven/arr. Cherissa Legende-Vitter)

$10.00

A beautiful transcription of the ever popular second movement of Beethoven’s piano sonata. Complete with varied roll notation and stickings, Legendre’s work makes this piece easily accessible to the accomplished four-mallet marimbist. A 5.0 octave instrument and versatile technique are required.

A beautiful transcription of the ever popular second movement of Beethoven’s piano sonata. Complete with varied roll notation and stickings, Legendre’s work makes this piece easily accessible to the accomplished four-mallet marimbist. A 5.0 octave instrument and versatile technique are required.

Spectrum

$12.00

“Spectrum” would be a fine choice for any intermediate- to advanced-level marimbist. The music is charming and suitable for any recital or concert.- Percussive News

“Spectrum” would be a fine choice for any intermediate- to advanced-level marimbist. The music is charming and suitable for any recital or concert.- Percussive News

Still and Changing Times

$12.00

This work is the first of the solo marimba works written for Greg Zuber of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, as well as the third work in general involving marimba or percussion written for him.

This work is the first of the solo marimba works written for Greg Zuber of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, as well as the third work in general involving marimba or percussion written for him.

Strikes and Resonance

$15.00

Bahr’s highly idiomatic writing simultaneously exploits both the marimba’s articulate and resonant capabilities. The player needs a 5.0 octave instrument and strong technique. (Intermediate to Advanced)

Bahr’s highly idiomatic writing simultaneously exploits both the marimba’s articulate and resonant capabilities. The player needs a 5.0 octave instrument and strong technique. (Intermediate to Advanced)

Stroboscope

$14.00$17.00

Unmistakably Sweet Sammut. If you know the Rotations or Cameleon, Stroboscope is similarly “French” in its style and harmony, but a smidge easier than Rotations 1 and 3.

Unmistakably Sweet Sammut. If you know the Rotations or Cameleon, Stroboscope is similarly “French” in its style and harmony, but a smidge easier than Rotations 1 and 3.

Styles

$12.00

An interesting three-movement work that puts the player through various musical styles. The first movement is rhythmic and fast . The second movement is soft and flowing in a chorale style. The last movement is a study in changing meters.

An interesting three-movement work that puts the player through various musical styles. The first movement is rhythmic and fast . The second movement is soft and flowing in a chorale style. The last movement is a study in changing meters.

Suite for Marimba

$15.00

“Suite for Marimba” was composed in 1950, making it one of the early “classics” of the original marimba repertoire. Consisting of four movements, each depicting a specific incident experienced by Alfred Fissinger while serving as an infantryman in Europe during World War II, “Suite” is the first polyphonic work for unaccompanied marimba, combining both traditional tertian and quartal/quintal harmonies to evoke introspection, anticipation, panic and serenity.Includes performance notes by Leigh Howard Stevens.
Recording available for download at CDBaby.com

“Suite for Marimba” was composed in 1950, making it one of the early “classics” of the original marimba repertoire. Consisting of four movements, each depicting a specific incident experienced by Alfred Fissinger while serving as an infantryman in Europe during World War II, “Suite” is the first polyphonic work for unaccompanied marimba, combining both traditional tertian and quartal/quintal harmonies to evoke introspection, anticipation, panic and serenity.Includes performance notes by Leigh Howard Stevens.
Recording available for download at CDBaby.com

Suite Marimba

$15.00

This solo for the advanced marimbist is in four movements. It contains the famous “Piece for Marimba” (mvt. 2), as recorded by Gordon Stout (“Music for Solo Marimba”). Each movement is in a contrasting style, making this an ideal recital work. 4.3 marimba is required.

This solo for the advanced marimbist is in four movements. It contains the famous “Piece for Marimba” (mvt. 2), as recorded by Gordon Stout (“Music for Solo Marimba”). Each movement is in a contrasting style, making this an ideal recital work. 4.3 marimba is required.

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