Vida Chenoweth

Vida Chenoweth was one of the most influential artists ever to perform on the marimba. She pioneered compositional, performance and interpretive techniques commonly used on the instrument today, among these the performance of polyphonic music via independent mallets.

chenoweth-kurka marimba concerto (world premier performance, carnegie hall 1959) (cd)

Chenoweth-Kurka Marimba Concerto (World premier performance, Carnegie Hall 1959) (CD)

This recording commemorates an historical event in Carnegie Hall. The night of November 11, 1959, was historical not only for marimbist Vida Chenoweth, but for the instrument ... 


chenoweth-sarmientos marimba concertino (cd)

Chenoweth-Sarmientos Marimba Concertino (CD)

Vida Chenoweth was the news this evening, interpreting with singular mastery 'Concertino for Marimba y Orquesta' by the now famous Jorge Sarmientos. Vida Chenoweth, ... 


Call For Availability

chenoweth-milhaud concerto for marimba & vibraphone (cd)

Chenoweth-Milhaud Concerto for Marimba & Vibraphone (CD)

Darius Milhaud was one of six famous French composers known as "Les Six". He came to America during WW2 and later divided his time between America and France. Always in search... 


chenoweth-three for four mallets

Chenoweth-Three for Four Mallets

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 4 Instrumentation: Marimba 


chenoweth-latin american composers and the marimba (cd)

Chenoweth-Latin American Composers and the Marimba (CD)

Track Listing: Son de Despedida ("Song of Farewell") - traditional, from Chichicastenango Tikal-achi ("Prince of Tikal") - Manuel Jose Hernand... 


chenoweth-four central american folk tune

Chenoweth-Four Central American Folk Tune

Four Central American Folk Tunes by Vida Chenoweth is a collection of four short works for solo marimba that are accessible to a wide range of performers. All four arrangments... 




Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 3 Instrumentation: 4.3 Octave Marimba, four mallets 




Number of Players: 2 Difficulty: Grade 4 Instrumentation: Player I: Marimba Player II: Flute