Marimba Solo

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Abe-Works for Marimba-M

Works for Marimba is a collection of solo marimba works by Keiko Abe. Although all of the pieces in this collection were originally composed for a 5 octave instrument... 

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O'Meara-Restless for Marimba-M

Restless for marimba by Rich O'Meara is a great introduction to many of the modern marimba techniques such as double lateral strokes. A short, sweet, and high quality... 

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Quartier-Image-20 Children's Songs for Marimba-M

Bart Quartier's Image: 20 Children's Songs for Marimba is a great collection of songs written specifically for the young, learning marimbist. Each song helps build t... 

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Schmitt-Ghanaia-M

Written by Mattias Schmitt as an homage to the rhythms of Ghana, Ghanaia has become a very popular solo for marimba. Schmitt's use of African rhythms combined with his... 

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Gipson-Monograph IV-M

Monograph IV by Richard Gipson has a become a standard in the marimba solo literature. A very fun piece to play incorporating mixed meters and a fast, bouncy tempo. A... 

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Glennie-Three Chorales-M (A Little Prayer, Light in the Darkness, Giles)

Evelyn Glennie's meteoric career as a solo percussionist has brought a new appreciation of percussion to audiences, not least through her own compositions and transcriptions. ... 

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Zivkovic-Ilijas-M

ILIJAS (1996) is a rhapsodic composition, titled after a small town in the former Yugoslav republic of Bosnia. It has a clear associations with folk tunes of that picturesque ... 

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Sammut-Rotation IV-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... 

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Druckman-Reflections on the Nature of Water-M

Jacob Druckman's Reflections on the Nature of Water presents 6 pieces musically describing the natural properties of water. Each movement is named to describe the di... 

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Burritt-October Night-M

Michael Burritt's October Night is an excellent display of technical proficiency and musicianship for an advanced marimbist. Requires 4.3 oct. marimba. A recording is... 

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Sammut-Cameleon-M

Cameleon is a longer, more ambitious work by Eric Sammut than his previous offerings, with more serious harmonic and melodic content, but it still has Eric's hints of jazz ove... 

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Schwantner-Velocities-M OS

Velocities (moto perpetuo) for solo marimba by Joseph Schwantner was commissioned by the Percussive Arts Society with a National Endowment for the Arts Consortium Com... 

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Hopper-Ghost Garden-M

Ghost Garden by Adam Hopper for solo 4.3-octave marimba. This four mallet piece is inspired by vacant and abandoned lots. These areas, once reclaimed by the earth, are sometim... 

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Gomez/Rife-Mbira Song-M

Mbira Song by Alice Gomez and Marilyn Rife has become a standard in the marimba literature in a short period of time. This piece is great for a early-intermediate percu... 

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Stout-Astral Dance-M

Astral Dance by Gordon Stout is a difficult work for four mallet marimba solo, based on a single theme and its variations. Most frequently,Stout performs this work wi... 

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Burritt, Michael-Offering, The-M

Michael Burritt's The Offering is a short, yet solemn work. This piece offers a perfect opportunity for the player to experiment with tone color and rubato while show... 

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Mimura-Transformation of Pachelbel's Canon-M

Nanae Mimura's Transformation of Pachelbel's "Canon" is a wonderfully accessible adaptation of this widely known piece - re-worked for solo marimba (four-mallets). Th... 

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Bach-Sonatas and Partitas for Violin-Schirmer-Mal

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 3-6 Instrumentation: Violin (sub Marimba) 

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Gomez-Gitano-M

Gitano by Alice Gomez is gypsodic fantasy for solo marimba. Requires a 4.3 octave marimba. Gitano is a very good selection for a recital or jury (advanced hi... 

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Abe-Works for Solo Marimba-M

Works for Solo Marimba contains 4 of Keiko Abe's most famous solo marimba compositions. This edition has altered parts for 4.3 octave marimbas. Included: Wind...