Unaccomp. Solo

Zivkovic-To the Gods of Rhythm-Djembe/VX

If there is a rhythm section in Heaven, the realm of the Gods, then surely the people of Africa and the Balkans have the say there. „To the Gods of rhythm" is a mixture ... 

Williams-Kirina Dreams-Djembe

Djembe Solo with ksink-ksink (fan-shaped rattles attached to the djembe) based on the traditional Malian rhythm "Madan." The rattles vibrate in sympathetic resonance with the ... 

Williams-Recital Suite for Djembe-P

Recital Suite for Djembe by B. Michael Williams is an advanced piece for solo Djembe in three movements. This performance focuses on traditional African rhythms, utilizing a v... 

Williams-Merck's Tattoo-Riq

Riq solo loosely based on funk-style drumset rhythms with brief references to the bell pattern used in the West African Ewe dance "Gahu." The piece explores "cabaret" style an... 

Gottry/Woodbury-Outside the Box-Cajon

Outside the Box is a collection of four progressive solos and one duet for cajon by Josh Gottry and Jonny Woodbury. Each piece is intended to develop comfort with a var... 

Rosauro-Three Moods-M or Pan

Originally written for solo steel pan (lead), Ney Rosauro's Three Moods are also suitable for two mallet marimba. The first movement, Baroque , is a fugue like mov... 

Dutz-Three Congations-3 congas

Three Congations by Brad Dutz is a percussion solo scored for three congas. This solo involves realizing different "melodies" or fragments of melodies, which are juxtaposed ov... 

Sierra-Bongo-0 (Bongo-Zero)

Bongo 0 by Roberto Sierra is composed for a solo bongo player utilizing traditional and non traditional techniques and rhythms. Part of the performance require vocal accents a... 

Williams-Tiriba Kan (for djembe)

Tiriba Kan by B. Michael Williams is a performance for solo Djembe focusing on a variety of traditional African rhythms.  

Sheronick-Manta Ray Dance-Riq

Manta Ray Dance by Yousif Sheronick is a solo for the Riq (Middle Eastern tambourine). This piece has been arranged to accommodate beginners using basic Riq technique. Basic t... 

Souza-Caxixando-caxixis

Caxixando by Ricardo A. Coelho de Souza is a short solo for a pair of caxixis, which are instruments typical of northeast Brazil. The caxixi is most often used as a single sha... 

Williams-4 Solos for Frame Drums

4 Solos for Frame Drums by B. Michael Williams is a collection of rhythmically challenging solos for Bendir, Tar, Bodhran, Kanjira or Riq. Titles: Quatrin... 

Williams-Rhythmic Journey No. 3: Post Minimal"-Riq"

Rhythmic Journey No. 3: Post-Minimal by B. Michael Williams was inspired by the motoric rhythms of such composers as David Lang, Paul Lansky, and John Luther Adams. Williams h... 

Williams-Bodhran Dance-bodhran

Bodhran Dance by B Michael Williams is an advance performance for solo Bodhran played with the hands. Any frame drum can be used as an instrument.  

Robinson-Well in Hand-Kanjira

Well in Hand by N Scott Robinson is a solo for kanjira (South Indian tambourine) that makes use of some traditional South Indian rhythmic phrasing from Carnatic music. An etud... 

Dutz-Four Congations-4 congas

Four Congations by Brad Dutz is a percussion solo scored for four congas. This solo involves realizing different "melodies" or fragments of melodies, which are juxtaposed over... 

Williams-Another New Riq-Frame Drum

Another New Riq by B Michael Williams is an advanced performance for solo Riq.  

Damm-Udu Dances-P

Udu Dances by Robert Damm features the udu as a solo instrument. The work could also be readily adapted to a hand drum such as doumbek, conga or djembe. Number of Playe... 

Bobo-Friday-Solo lead pan

Friday by Kevin Bobo is a lead pan solo commissioned by Liam Teague. This piece is a study in four movements of the musical possibilities of the steel pan. The demands placed ... 

Junker-Six Bagatelles for Body Percussion Solo

Six Bagatelles for Body Percussion by Martin Junker is a collection of pieces for unaccompanied body percussion.