Marimba

Road Traversed and Reversed

$25.00

For two marimbas, marimba one: 4 1/3 octaves, marimba two 5 octavesThe title is based on the concept that new experience and events always replicate patterns rooted in an unconscious past. The over-lapping rolls in the opening section develop into the thematic interplay that traverses the entire range of the two marimbas.

For two marimbas, marimba one: 4 1/3 octaves, marimba two 5 octavesThe title is based on the concept that new experience and events always replicate patterns rooted in an unconscious past. The over-lapping rolls in the opening section develop into the thematic interplay that traverses the entire range of the two marimbas.

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.”

Side 2 in 1

$30.00

This groove-based marimba duo is full of energy and is ideal for showcasing two advanced marimbists. Sammut’s sweet jazz harmonies and rhythmic drive make this a wonderful addition to the marimba duo repertoire.

This groove-based marimba duo is full of energy and is ideal for showcasing two advanced marimbists. Sammut’s sweet jazz harmonies and rhythmic drive make this a wonderful addition to the marimba duo repertoire.

Somewhere in Africa There’s a Whirlwind

$38.00

“Here is another excellent work by Gordon Stout that is primed for graduate recitals.”-Percussive NotesSomewhere in Africa There’s a Whirlwind is an exciting and virtuosic work. The “whirlwind” portion of the title refers to the fast passage work in the marimba one part. The “Africa” portion of the title refers to the rhythm of the marimba two part, which is in large part based on the African double bell pattern. This work requires mature performers who posses excellent technique and advanced ensemble skills.

“Here is another excellent work by Gordon Stout that is primed for graduate recitals.”-Percussive NotesSomewhere in Africa There’s a Whirlwind is an exciting and virtuosic work. The “whirlwind” portion of the title refers to the fast passage work in the marimba one part. The “Africa” portion of the title refers to the rhythm of the marimba two part, which is in large part based on the African double bell pattern. This work requires mature performers who posses excellent technique and advanced ensemble skills.

Three Winter Impressions (for Marimba Duo)

$42.00

This composition written for two marimbas musically depicts three different winter impressions. The piece, through its three movements, evokes imagery of both fluid and frozen water, a landscape with ice trees, and a wild blizzard.

This composition written for two marimbas musically depicts three different winter impressions. The piece, through its three movements, evokes imagery of both fluid and frozen water, a landscape with ice trees, and a wild blizzard.

Twilight

$40.00

In Twilight, Brostrom focuses on basic ideas of chords and color transformation. An example of this occurs in the opening phrase as chords are passed off from duo to duo. “Twilight” is defined as “the light from the sky between full night and sunrise or between sunset and full night” or simply as “an intermediate state that is not clearly defined.” (Intermediate to Advanced)Duration 6:00.

In Twilight, Brostrom focuses on basic ideas of chords and color transformation. An example of this occurs in the opening phrase as chords are passed off from duo to duo. “Twilight” is defined as “the light from the sky between full night and sunrise or between sunset and full night” or simply as “an intermediate state that is not clearly defined.” (Intermediate to Advanced)Duration 6:00.

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