Percussion Ensemble Sheet Music

De Mey-Musique de Table (SP)-3 tables OS

Table Music by Thierry De Mey is for three percussionists, each using a small table as their only instrument. The variety of sounds are produced by different ways of s... 

Cowell-Pulse (SP)-P

Pulse by Henry Cowell, dedicated to John Cage and his percussion group, is scored for six players. Each player has two sets of three like instruments. Player one has wo... 

Rouse-Bonham (SP)-P/DS/5T (Complete Set)

Scored for a percussion ensemble of eight players, Christopher Rouse's Bonham is an ode to rock drumming and drummers, most particularly Led Zeppelin's legendary drumme... 

Hall-Escape Velocity (SP)-V/2M/P

Escape Velocity was composed in the Spring of 2008. The quartet features three keyboards and a djembe part, although each player plays several other percussion instruments, of... 

Peters-A La Samba (SP)-P/4T/X/B/M

A La Samba is a highly energetic samba like ensemble work for 6 percussionists. There are open section in the piece for individual improvised solos. Groove oriented sections... 

Cage-Third Construction (P)

John Cage's Third Construction debuted on May 14, 1941 at the California Club Auditorium in San Francisco, performed by Xenia Cage, Doris Dennison, Lou Harrison and Mar... 

Peck-Lift-Off (SP)-P

Russell Peck's Lift Off is written for 3 percussionists playing 9 drums. Each performer plays 3 drums: one low bass drum, one medium drum, one high drum. The tuning o... 

Benson-Trio for Percussion-P

Trio fro Percussion by Warren Benson is dedicated to Terry Hulick and was composed for Robin Engleman's senior recital in 1957. It features a limited instrumentation th... 

Cage-But What About The Sound Of Crumpling Paper

But What About The Sound Of Crumpling Paper is composed by John Cage. It involves an assortment of percussion instruments and even containers of water. Number of Player... 

Rouse-Ku-ka-ilimoku (SP)-P/4T-(Complete Set)

Ku-Ka-Ilimoku was completed in 1978 on commission from the Syracuse Symphony Percussion Ensemble. The composer has written: "In Hawaiian mythology, Ku... 

Abe-Reflections on Japanese Children's Songs III (SP)-2M/ P

Arrangement of Keiko Abe's popular composition, Variations on Japanese Children's Songs III for percussion quartet is a rich and beautiful addition to the genre. The pe... 

Gillingham-Sacrificial Rite (SP)-M/P

Sacrificial Rite by David Gillingham features driving, barbaric rhythms throughout with few moments of serenity. Requires yelling and chanting from all five players (SA... 

Levitan-Variation on a Ghanian Theme (SP)-P

Variations on a Ghanaian Theme by Daniel Levitan is based on a short motif found in Ghanaian drumming. Each player develops a theme over steady patterns held by the ot... 

Chavez-Toccata for Percussion (SP)

Toccata for Percussion by Carlos Chavez is for six players. It features Indian drums and rhythms at an intermediate/advanced level. This wonderfully rhythmic piece is... 

Beck-Fanfare for the Common Percussionist (SP)-4T/P

Fanfare for the Common Percussionist is a sextet for your percussion ensemble that utilizes unison rhythms for a loud fanfare like mood. This ensemble is perfect for advance e... 

Rouse-Ogoun Badagris (SP)-P/4T-(Complete Set)

Ogoun Badagris by Christopher Rouse derives its inspiration from Haitian drumming patterns, particularly those of the Juba Dance. Hence, it seemed logical to tie in th... 

Sejourne-Vous avez du feu ? (SP)-4 lighters

Emmanuel Sejourne has composed a work for four lighters. Detailed performance notes explain the extended lighter techniques Sejourne enacts. Number of Players: 4 Le... 

Deane-Vespertine Formations 4M SP

The concept for Christopher Deane's Vespertine Formations was to explore ways of creating a sense of sustain on four marimbas through extensive use of stretto and imita... 

Campbell-Terra-cotta Warriors (SP)-P

This 2006 percussion trio is dedicated to the Caixa Trio (Julie Davila, Julie Hill and Amy Smith). Programmatic in its musical structure and style, "Terra-cotta Warriors" by J... 

Maslanka-Crown of Thorns(SP)

Both contemplative and exhuberant, Crown of Thorns by David Maslanka once again demonstrates the composer's keen understanding of the boundless musical potential of the ...