Marimba

looking at ‘r’

$25.00

A second-place winner in the 1999 PAS composition contest for keyboard duet. Looking at “r” is a terrifically fun and accessible marimba duo. Once you hear it you will want to play it! Medium difficulty but sounds hard.

A second-place winner in the 1999 PAS composition contest for keyboard duet. Looking at “r” is a terrifically fun and accessible marimba duo. Once you hear it you will want to play it! Medium difficulty but sounds hard.

Mallet Palette

$20.00

“The variety of materials in each section make this a worthy composition, which is well within the level of an advanced high school or young undergraduate student.”-Percussive NotesThe composer’s taste for consonance and dissonance is evidenced by his playful bantering between pentatonic, chromatic, minor and major. Agogic and dynamic accents enhance colorful pops of dissonance that permeate the otherwise tonal realm and contribute to the intensity and forward movement. This piece ends where it began, with a finishing touch.

“The variety of materials in each section make this a worthy composition, which is well within the level of an advanced high school or young undergraduate student.”-Percussive NotesThe composer’s taste for consonance and dissonance is evidenced by his playful bantering between pentatonic, chromatic, minor and major. Agogic and dynamic accents enhance colorful pops of dissonance that permeate the otherwise tonal realm and contribute to the intensity and forward movement. This piece ends where it began, with a finishing touch.

Marimba Quartet

$60.00

This work is an unsung hero of the marimba quartet literature. It has not gotten its well-deserved circulation through the percussion community because it was unavailable for so long.Now available in a clearly engraved edition with single sheet 11 x 17 inch parts with a spiral-bound score.

This work is an unsung hero of the marimba quartet literature. It has not gotten its well-deserved circulation through the percussion community because it was unavailable for so long.Now available in a clearly engraved edition with single sheet 11 x 17 inch parts with a spiral-bound score.

Meteor

$36.00

This piece attempts to create a kind of wavering sustain by tasking each marimba with a similar-but-different part in the same register. That sound inspired the name of the work. The title is also meant to hint at the two most important musical forces in the piece: meters and mediants.

This piece attempts to create a kind of wavering sustain by tasking each marimba with a similar-but-different part in the same register. That sound inspired the name of the work. The title is also meant to hint at the two most important musical forces in the piece: meters and mediants.

Night Wind (Piano Reduction)

$68.00

Described by the Los Angeles Times as “intense, dramatic, masterfully colored, and uncompromising,” Naomi Sekiya continues to explore her works with resonant soundscapes, bold instrumental effects and eloquent structures.

Described by the Los Angeles Times as “intense, dramatic, masterfully colored, and uncompromising,” Naomi Sekiya continues to explore her works with resonant soundscapes, bold instrumental effects and eloquent structures.

Not What I Expected

$42.00

A very effective, exuberant and joyful marimba quartet with echoes of Reich and Zimbabwe.”Players with a strong sense of rhythm and two-mallet technique are necessary for a performance of this piece. While the piece is not overly fast and choppy, note accuracy could be tricky in certain passages. A strong sense of already existing ensemble cohesion will make a performance of this piece especially successful.”- Percussive Notes

A very effective, exuberant and joyful marimba quartet with echoes of Reich and Zimbabwe.”Players with a strong sense of rhythm and two-mallet technique are necessary for a performance of this piece. While the piece is not overly fast and choppy, note accuracy could be tricky in certain passages. A strong sense of already existing ensemble cohesion will make a performance of this piece especially successful.”- Percussive Notes

Parkway

$28.00

Commissioned by the Escape X Percussion Duo, Locke’s programmatic duet for marimba and vibraphone takes the listener on an idyllic (and sometimes crazy) drive along one of New Jersey’s most famous highways.

Commissioned by the Escape X Percussion Duo, Locke’s programmatic duet for marimba and vibraphone takes the listener on an idyllic (and sometimes crazy) drive along one of New Jersey’s most famous highways.

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