Marimba Solo

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Vinao-Burritt Variations-M

Burrittt Variations by Alejandro Vinao is a four mallet solo scored for 5 octave marimba. This set of seven variations on a theme that is reminiscent of some of the music ... 

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Schuller-Marimbology-M OS

Marimbology was written by Gunther Schuller in the summer of 1993 on commission from New Music Marimba, Percussive Arts Society, William Moersch, Robert Van Sice, and N... 

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Tyson-Not Far From Here-M

Not far from here by Blake Tyson is a short chorale for marimba. By almost every measure, our time spent on this planet is very short. Still, the people that cha... 

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Puccini-Musetta's Waltz arr.Sammut-M OS

Puccini "a la Sammut" makes for a delightful dish! In this beautiful arrangement of Musetta's Waltz , Eric Sammut uses the singing characteristics of the marimba to brin... 

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Jarvis-Jungle Walk-M

Jungle Walk by David Jarvis is a grade 5 work for solo marimba. This is a rhythmic work that features meter changes and syncopations to create different feels and mood... 

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Bobo-Rhythmic Jambalaya-M

One of the talented percussionist-composer Kevin Bobo's earlier works, Rhythmic Jambalaya is rapidly gaining in popularity. Rhythmically sophisticated and harmonically ... 

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Stout-Sedimental Structures-M

This piece was commissioned by and composed for marimbist Robert VanSice. It is structured in four main sections. Each section is based to a degree on the material contained i... 

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Fissinger-Suite for Marimba

Alfred J. Fissinger's Suite for Marimba consists of four movements, each depicting a specific incident experienced by the composer while serving as an infantryman in Eu... 

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Wittiber-Rhythm Dance-M

Benjamin Wittiber's Rhythm Dance for marimba solo is dedicated to Katarzyna Mycka and can be heard on Mycka's CD Marimba Dance . "Although the piece is wri... 

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Lansky-Idle Fancies-M/P

In six movements, Paul Lansky's Idle Fancies were commissioned by a consortium of percussionists and friends. Each movement can be played separately, but the composer s... 

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Burghdorf-Hymn for an Angelic Child-M

This fantastic piece written by Gus Burghdorf entitled Hymn for an Angelic Child is dedicated to his daughter, Amy Carpenter. This beautiful chorale is first presente... 

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Stout-Four Dances for Marimba-M

Gordon Stout's Four Dances for Marimba is one of his newest sets of music for solo marimba. Here is what he has to say about these new dances - "A great set of ... 

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Trevino-Memento-M OS

Memento by Ivan Trevino is a four mallet solo scored for 5 octave marimba. Memento is an idiomatic work with a pop sensibility. It features sublime harmonies and natural rhyth... 

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Abe-Three Monologues-M

Keiko Abe's Three Monologues contains three short pieces for solo marimba. 1.Song of the Seashore for Solo Marimba 2.Kazak Lullaby for Solo Marimba 3.Pia... 

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Ford-#MarimbaBaby-M

#MarimbaBaby: A Marimba Songbook is the sequel to Mark Ford's first marimba method book, Marimba: Technique Through Music. #MarimbaBaby began as an idea to compose original lu... 

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Schumann-Album for the Young Vol. 1-M

Leigh Howard Stevens' arrangments of Robert Schumann's Album for the Young Volume I contains several of the works performed on Stevens CD - "Marimba When...". Stevens'... 

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Prokofiev-Dance of the Knights from Romeo & Juliet arr. Sammut-M OS

Eric Sammut's arrangement for solo marimba of "Dance of the Knights" from Serge Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet can be heard on his album entitled Four-Mallet Ballet... 

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Bricusse/Newley-Pure Imagination arr. Stopa -M

Pure imagination by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley arranged for solo 5-octave marimba by Alex Stopa. This arrangement requires a high level of sensitivity and technical sk... 

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Sammut-Rotation III-M

Sammut's "Four Rotations" have become some of the most frequently perfomed works for solo marimba. In "Four Rotations" all the mallets are important, because they use the "sin...