Marimba Solo

kite-anthology of lute and guitar music for marimba

Kite-Anthology of Lute and Guitar Music for Marimba

Rebecca Kite's Anthology of Lute & Guitar Music for Marimba is a fantastic collection of music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic Eras. The works r... 

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Gomez-Scenes from Mexico-M

Scenes from Mexico is a work for intermediate marimba by Alice Gomez in five parts. I. The Village II. The Church III. The Cantina IV. The Playgrou... 

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Stout-Etudes for Marimba Bk. 1-M

Gordon Stout's Etudes for Marimba, Book 1 are short, technically challenging pieces for marimba. Each etude is based on a specific technical problem. The first etude ... 

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Bobo-Echoes-M

Echoes by Kevin Bobo was commissioned by Dr. Julia Gaines, Professor of Percussion at The University of Missouri Columbia. The piece is unlike most of the pieces Bobo h... 

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Bach-Prelude in G Minor-Stevens-M

Leigh Howard Stevens' arrangement of J.S. Bach's Prelude in G Minor is well-suited to the beginning to intermediate marimba player. The piece allows the marimbist to... 

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Norton-November Evening-M

November Evening was premiered by composer Christopher Norton on November 1, 1994 at Western Kentucky University. Two rhythmically charged themes open the piece and p... 

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Larson-Suite Mexicana-M

Keith Larson's Suite Mexicana is comprised of 3 movements that are basic 4-mallet marimba solos. They are great pieces for beginner students and the collection is ap... 

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Arlen-Over the Rainbow arr. Oetomo-M

Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen arranged for 5-octave marimba by Robert Oetomo. This arrangement was created with the intention of having a combination of jazz influences (ha... 

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Tyson-Firefish-M

Firefish is the latest composition for marimba solo by popular composer Blake Tyson. Firefish was commissioned by Justin Alexander. "Firefish was inspire... 

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Skoog-Water and Fire for Marimba-M

Donald Skoog's Water & Fire for solo marimba presents two contrasting movements describing these basic elements of life. Movement 1, Water, displays the undulations ... 

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Peters-Barcelona-M

Barcelona is a practical teaching tool to reinforce basic four mallet and musical concepts. This piece will work on the definition of Independent and Double Vertical technique... 

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Cheung-Etude in E Minor-M

"Etude in e minor (for solo marimba) is dedicated to Edward Aldwell, my theory/Bach teacher while I was at the Curtis Institute of Music. He was a man of few words, but all of... 

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Stout-Rumble Strips-M

Rumble Strips was completed in September of 2000, and is one of Gordon Stout's more recent works for solo marimba. It was composed specifically for his solo marimba CD... 

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Klatzow-Dances of Earth and Fire-M OS

Dances of Earth and Fire was written by Peter Klatzow specifically for famous marimbist Robert Van Sice. According to composer Peter Klatzow, "These two ritualistic ... 

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Ukena-Tempest

Tempest by Todd Ukena is an advanced 2-mallet piece for solo marimba. This solo has its inspirations from Alan Hovhannes' "Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints". Temp... 

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Rosauro-Suite Popular Brasiliera-M

Suite Popular Brasilieira incorporates many of the fun rhythms and dances of composer Ney Rosauro's native country Brazil. This suite is made up of 4 movements: Baia... 

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Cangelosi-Two Characters-M

Two Characters by Casey Cangelosi was the winner of the 2008 Classical Marimba League Composition Contest in the Tonal 21st Century category. Number of Play... 

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Ford-Ransom-M

Ransom is a work for 5 octave marimba by Mark Ford. This work is highly virtuosic in nature and utilizes many advanced marimba techniques. Ransom starts off with a slow moving... 

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Sammut-Ameline-M OS

Ameline by Eric Sammut is a four mallet solo scored for 5 octave marimba.  

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Tyson-Anubis-M

Anubis by Blake Tyson is a virtuosic showpiece for solo marimba. The "Egyptian" scale and the presence of an ancient Egyptian folk song combine to conjure images of pha...