Marimba Solo

gomez-anasazi-m or x

Gomez-Anasazi-M or X

From composer Alice Gomez, here is a great piece for a beginning to intermediate mallet percussionists. Anasazi highlights arpeggiated material as well as simple scale passage... 

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Finley-Evergreen-M

Evergreen by Benjamin Finley is a four mallet solo scored for 5 octave marimba. This piece is a memorial written for Finley's close friend Ryan Camden. This beautiful and haun... 

sammut-rotation i-m

Sammut-Rotation I-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... 

sammut-hombre d'aout-m

Sammut-Hombre d'Aout-M

Hombre d'Aout is a marimba solo by Eric Sammut that is perfect for concert or recital performance. It has dancing, syncopated lines that are musically and technicall... 

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Deane-Process of Invention, The - M

The Process of Invention was written by Christopher Deane specifically for Mark Ford as a contrasting piece to Three Shells . The form is transparent in it's use ... 

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Bach-Sonatas and Partitas for Violin-Peters ed.-M

Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for Violin have become mainstays in the marimba repertoire. This collection from Edition Peters has been edited and compiled by Carl Flesch. The s... 

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Kaiser-Hurricane's Eye-M

Composed for and premiered by noted marimbist Katarzyna Mycka, Hurricane's Eye is a challenging and dramatic solo work that should find its way into the standard repert... 

friedman-marshmellow-m

Friedman-Marshmellow-M

Marshmellow by David Friedman is light, airy, with a touch of irony and simply fun toplay. This is an excellent encore piece. Written for 5 octave marimba. Num... 

bach-two part inventions (#1, 4, 8 & 14)  arr. stevens-m

Bach-Two Part Inventions (#1, 4, 8 & 14) arr. Stevens-M

Arranged by Leigh Howard Steves, here are some of Bach's most famous Two Part Inventions for solo marimba (#1,4,8, & 14). These two-part Inventions have the all the ... 

monkman-nocturnal dance-m

Monkman-Nocturnal Dance-M

Nocturnal Dance is the latest 4-mallet marimba solo by percussionist/composer, Jesse Monkman, from Boston, MA. It explores a variety of contrasting moods from lyrical t... 

muniz-eruption of sakurajima-m

Muniz-Eruption of Sakurajima-M

Inspired by impressions of Sakurajima (the renowned volcano in Japan), Jessica Muniz work is a challenging four-mallet solo that offers both, challenges for the performer, and... 

bach-prelude and fugue in bb major arr. stevens-m

Bach-Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major arr. Stevens-M

J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue in Bb Major arranged for solo marimba by Leigh Howard Stevens. The prelude is a virtuositic showpiece for marimba based on the pattern ... 

berg-december-m

Berg-December-M

December by Daniel Berg is the perfect opener for any recital! The writing is wonderfully idiomatic and a joy to play. Can be performed on a 4.3. (Intermediate) ... 

zivkovic-ultimatum 1-m

Zivkovic-Ultimatum 1-M

Ultimatum 1 is an angry lament which bursts into 14/16 time towards the end. It is an energetic, masterly and technically very challenging piece in three parts. The first path... 

albeniz-asturias, leyenda - preludio arr. stensgaard-m

Albeniz-Asturias, Leyenda - Preludio arr. Stensgaard-M

A four-mallet arrangement of the popular Albeniz work. This arrangement can be heard on Kai Stensgaard's solo CD Singing Wood. Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grad... 

khachaturian-adventures of ivan-stevens-m

Khachaturian-Adventures of Ivan-Stevens-M

Aram Khachaturian's Adventures of Ivan skillfully arranged here by Leigh Howard Stevens. A charming set of six intermediate level works. The musical style is unique ... 

schmitt-sechs miniaturen-m

Schmitt-Sechs Miniaturen-M

Sechs Miniaturen (Six Miniatures) by Matthias Schmitt are six short gems of pieces for solo marimba. They are similiar to the collection of pieces written for childre... 

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Peters-Chant for Marimba-M

This legato, trance like piece will be a great performance vehicle to highlight the two mallet roll technique of a young player. Chant can be a practical diversion from the te... 

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Peters-Dog Beach-M

Mitchell Peters' Dog Beach is a fun frolic for four mallets. This piece is a excellent vehicle for technical development. In addition to being practical this work is ... 

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Abe-Marimba d'amore-M

Marimba d'amore Keiko Abe is a challenging work for solo marimba. It features many dense and musically lyrical lines. This version contains suggestions for performance ...