Duet

Udow-Toyama

Composed for the 1993 Toyama, Japan Percussion Festival, this work combines additive rhythmic compositional concepts utilized in the music of Frederick Rzewski and cycling rhy... 

Trevino-Hold Fast

Hold Fast (2014) is a vibraphone and drum set duo commissioned by a consortium of 28 percussionists and colleges around the U.S. The vibraphone part is scored for a 4.0 octave... 

Levitan-Invention 2-P

This piece is part of a collection of musical inventions composed by Daniel Levitan. The instrumentation for all of the inventions is left to the performers discretion. Levita... 

Moore, J.-Drum 'n' Tunes (2S)-Mall. inst./P

This collection of well known tunes arranged for drums and mallet instruments by James L. Moore and Logan Moore can be used in a variety of ways- The drum part can be played o... 

Dimov-Percussion Rituals (GrS)-V/M/2T/P

Number of Players: 2 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: 2 Timpani, Marimba, Vibraphone, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Tambourine, Percussion  

Miller, A.-Revelation (SP)-V/Cro./M/P/PN(accomp.)

Revelation by Adam Miller strives to capture the danger, chaos, and contrasting beauty of the second coming of Christ, resulting in a multi-themed work that shifts as quickly ... 

Vizcaino-Rumba Clave(2S)-P

Rumba Clave (1989) was written by the Cuban composer and percussionist, Roberto Vizcaino, for two of his students at the CENSA in Havana. Each drummer needs a pair of claves a... 

Balentine-Liberty Bar-V/M/P

Liberty Bar by James Scott Balentine was comissioned by Sherry Rubins and Kari Klier. This percussion duet can also be played as a small percussion ensemble piece. Keyboard... 

Benetti-Percuria (S-n2)-Cro/V/M/P

Number of Players :2 Difficulty: Grade 5+ Instrumentation: Player I: (mvt 1) Marimba, Sizzle Cymbal, (mvt 2) Vibraphone, (mvt 3) Vibraphone, 2 Tom-Toms, 2 Bongos... 

Maric-Shapeshifter (SP)-2M/P

Shapeshifter by Dave Maric for two percussionists. Caroline Dromey writes, "Shapeshifter is a standout track, an extremely impressive example of putting percussion to experime... 

Moore, D.-Gnomes & Other Twilight Creatures (2S)-V/X/M/P

Gnomes and Other Twilight Creatures by Dan Moore is a fantasy piece for two multi-percussionists. It is intended to be a fun and interesting piece for both performers and list... 

Rivera-Pascal's Motor Rhythms (SP)-P

Pascal's Motor Rhythms by Luis Rivera references Pascal's triangle which, in mathematics, is used to determine coefficients when expanding binomial equations. The triangle is ... 

Worden-One Way Ticket, A (SP)-2B/P

A One Way Ticket by Drew Worden for percussion duet. This piece is inspired by a poem by Kelsey Burritt entitled Drone. This piece can be performed with both players using one... 

Koshinski-Sky Songs (2S)-V/Cro./P/SVX or TVX

Sky Songs by Gene Koshinski is a duet for voice (soprano or tenor) and percussion. This piece is a reflection of the composer's ongoing interest to combine the two oldest musi... 

Soldiviero-Perception Piece (2S)-P

Perception Piece by Jared Soldiviero is a musical study where each player has a limited number of high and low sounds. Each player listens to a fast metronome click as they... 

Smith, J. B.-Congastuck

J.B. Smith is one of the first to notate conga playing in his Congastuck for two conga players. Very clear diagrams and illustrations aid even the most inexperienced conga pla... 

Rafnsson-Ykjur (Extreme Measures) arr. Maraca2 (SP)-2M/P

Ykjur (Extreme Measures) by Geir Rafnsson arranged by Maraca2. This multi-percussion duet is a fast, aggressive piece that uses complicated rhythmic motives and time signature... 

Denisov-Entstehen and Vergehen(S-n2)

Number of Players: 2 Difficulty: Grade 6 Instrumentation: Player I: 5 Tom-Toms, Wood Block, 3 Suspended Cymbals Player II: 4 Bongos, Snare Drum, Wo...