Multi Percussion Solo Sheet Music

Volans-Asanga-P

The Sanskrit title Asanga means "freedom from attachment". I wrote the piece as a gift for Robyn Schulkowsky on the death of her father. It was written with no conscious techn... 

Cangelosi-Einherjar-P

Einherjar by Casey Cangelosi is fierce work for solo multi-percussion. In Norse mythology, worthy human soldiers who have died in battle are hand picked by the Valkyri... 

Cahn-Partita

Three movement suite (Bourrée, Sarabande & Gigue), inspired by the Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin by J. S. Bach.  "This is a publication that college ... 

Beck-West Side Impressions P

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: Bass Drum w/pedal, 2 Timbales (or Tom-Toms), Snare Drum, 2 Bongos, Suspended Cymbal  

Cage-Composed Improvisation for One-sided Drums with or without Jangles

Chance dominates this work from John Cage. Three time brackets divide the piece with chance determining the duration and amount of episodes in each time bracket. Numbe... 

Tyson-Inside the Shining Stone-Cro./P

Inside the Shining Stone by Blake Tyson is a NEW piece for multiple-percussion inspired by the sacred spaces of ancient Egypt and conceived to be performed in the sacr... 

Feldman-King of Denmark-B/V/Cro./P

Number of Players: 1 Difficulty: Grade 4+ Instrumentation: Vibraphone, Bells, Crotales, Cymbals, Gongs, Skin Instruments, Triangle, Open Percussion  

Block-Wave Motion-V/P

Wave Motion for solo percussion by Caryn Block is based on a basket by Yamaguchi Ryuun (2005) fabricated of woven madake and rattan, in which the for appears as huge intersect... 

Dietz-Nocturne-C/P OS

Nocturne is a 15 minute work for solo percussionist. The piece is multi-metric and draws its material through rhythmic permutations of the main theme. The chimes are used to p... 

Stockhausen-#9 Zyklus-P/M/V OS

Karlheinz Stockhausen wrote Zyklus in 1959 as a test piece for the Kranichstein Music Competition. This seminal piece was one of the earliest multiple percussion solos and spa... 

Cohen-Yellow Alert-P

Yellow Alert (Significant Risk of Terrorist Attack) ups the musical dread level significantly. A one percussionist tour-de-force, it is a premonition of things to come. Sectio... 

Brown, T.-Multitudes

Multitudes focuses on the world of multiple percussion. Each solo in this collection or 24 progressive solos will challenge your students to explore new sounds any textures. ... 

Trevino-Legerdemain-V/P

Legerdemain by Ivan Trevino is a multiple percussion solo commissioned by a consortium lead by percussionist Phillip O'Banion. It is a challenging solo that requires a great d... 

Floyd-Hands Down-Bongos/congas/djembe

Hands Down by Chad Floyd is a groove-based solo that blends two styles of percussion: the multi-percussion solo and Latin hand drumming. In a typical multi-percussion piece it... 

Wallin-Stonewave (Solo version)-P OS

The last few years I have become increasingly involved in some peculiar mathematical formulas called "fractals". These formulas, used in the fastgrowing field of "Chaos theory... 

Smith, R.-Breaking Point-P

Written in conjunction with an art exhibition consisting of ceramic and metal sculptures, Breaking Point by Rob Smith is almost non-stop rhythm. Using objects you can easily f... 

Cage-Two 3 (1991)

Ten pieces of different lengths having ten flexible time brackets to be played without accompaniment, or with amplified conch shells containing water and tipped so as to prod... 

Masson-Frum-P OS

"Frum" (A Drum Song) was written by Askell Masson for Evelyn Glennie in 1995. Scored for thirteen drums, it is a seven-minute long virtuosic showcase for an advanced player. t... 

Zivkovic-CTPAX : STRAH (Score w/CD) OS

This composition, in homage to D. Shostakovich, was conceived as a solo for percussion instruments with three tape-recorded interruptions. I endeavoured to get closer to the s... 

Jones-Jerusalem 1099-P OS

Jerusalem 1099 by Brett Jones is a mulitple percussion solo which depicts the Crusaders' capture of Jerusalem in the year 1099. It is also symbolic of our earthly jour...