Marimba

Schism

$12.00

An accessible 5-ocatave marimba solo, Schism is a lovely and haunting reflection on the loneliness of separation.The materials in the solo will require a mature performer. However, they are so well presented that the solo will work well for the serious undergraduate student.- Percussive Notes

An accessible 5-ocatave marimba solo, Schism is a lovely and haunting reflection on the loneliness of separation.The materials in the solo will require a mature performer. However, they are so well presented that the solo will work well for the serious undergraduate student.- Percussive Notes

Sea Monkey

$13.00

The 1st-place winner in the 2010 PAS composition contest for marimba/cello duo.Its programmatic title references a 1957 aquarium product that was originally called “Instant Life” because it was a species of brine shrimp that, when released int water, emerged from their cryptobiotic state and became “alive.” The first movement of this work is titled “Cryptobiosis” and the second, “Instant Life.”

The 1st-place winner in the 2010 PAS composition contest for marimba/cello duo.Its programmatic title references a 1957 aquarium product that was originally called “Instant Life” because it was a species of brine shrimp that, when released int water, emerged from their cryptobiotic state and became “alive.” The first movement of this work is titled “Cryptobiosis” and the second, “Instant Life.”

Stroboscope

$15.00

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.

The Paris Pieces

$30.00

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. Some selections are intermediate in difficulty and others are more challenging.

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. Some selections are intermediate in difficulty and others are more challenging.

Two Short Dances

$9.00

Begins with a 12/8 swing and moves into a slow expressive rubato before accelerating back into a swing feel for a dramatic finale. Both dances can be performed on a 4.3 marimba.

Begins with a 12/8 swing and moves into a slow expressive rubato before accelerating back into a swing feel for a dramatic finale. Both dances can be performed on a 4.3 marimba.

Virginia Tate

$15.00

Truly a beautiful addition to solo marimba literature. While technically accessible to the intermediate player, advanced players can also enjoy the musical possibilities this piece offers.

Truly a beautiful addition to solo marimba literature. While technically accessible to the intermediate player, advanced players can also enjoy the musical possibilities this piece offers.

Water and Fire

$12.00

A standard repertoire piece for all aspiring young players. Water and Fire was the second prize winner in the 1982 PAS composition competition. “Destined to become part of the serious artist/performers repertoire.” (PAS Review)

A standard repertoire piece for all aspiring young players. Water and Fire was the second prize winner in the 1982 PAS composition competition. “Destined to become part of the serious artist/performers repertoire.” (PAS Review)

Well-Tempered Marimbist, Book I

$15.00

It’s called the “Well-Tempered Marimbist”, because each of the pieces is in a different key, like Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier”. Each piece was written with specific musical and technical challenges in mind.

It’s called the “Well-Tempered Marimbist”, because each of the pieces is in a different key, like Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier”. Each piece was written with specific musical and technical challenges in mind.

Wood That Sings

$15.00

The title reflects the composer’s concept of the marimba as the “wood that sings”. Inspired by various works for solo guitar, this 2-mallet composition gives players a chance to exploit the expressive capabilities of the marimba.

The title reflects the composer’s concept of the marimba as the “wood that sings”. Inspired by various works for solo guitar, this 2-mallet composition gives players a chance to exploit the expressive capabilities of the marimba.

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