Percussion Ensemble Sheet Music

Burritt-Timeless (SP)

An impressive follow-up to Burritt?s extremely successful Shadow Chasers, Timeless centers more around the beautiful colors that the marimba can produce when combined with oth... 

Lansky-Threads (SP)-B/2V/Cro./Tuned metal pipes/P

Threads , written by Paul Lansky for So Percussion in 2005, is a 'cantata' for percussion quartet in ten short movements. There are three 'threads' that are interwoven i... 

Beck-Concerto for Timpani and Percussion (SP)-4T solo/P/M/X/V/B/

John Beck's Concerto for Timpani and Percussion starts with a slow introduction followed by an acceleration into a brief ad-lib cadenza. Following are two sections usin... 

Astrand-Ice Dance (SP)-2V/2M/ACC

Ice Dance was composed in 2002 for the dance company Barents Dansemsemble. Its premier performance was at the Winter Festival "Vintervägen" of the same year and featured ... 

Cage-Trio (3S)-P

John Cage's Trio is written in three movements. Each set-up is similar in instrumentation and arrangement. A great example of Cage's early percussion work. Numbe... 

Brooks-Excalibur (SP)-B/V/X/M/4T/P

Excalibur is a noble work for your percussion ensemble. It highlights complementary lines between snare drum and xylophone. Section of unison ensemble work are contrasted by s... 

Trevino-Catching Shadows (sextet version) (SP)-B/2V/2M/P

Catching Shadows by Ivan Trevino is a percussion sextet commissioned by Michael Burritt, professor of percussion at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. This piece was in... 

Hovhaness-October Mountain (SP)-P/3T/M/B

October Mountain by Alan Hovhaness is a medium-difficult suite for percussion sextet. It was originally written in 1942 but was later revised in 1953. October Moun... 

Burritt-Shadow Chasers(SP)-M/B/V/crotales/P

This is the ensemble version of Burritt's popular piece for solo marimba and percussion trio. It explores the full range of the instrument and of marimba technique. Extremely ... 

Casella-Technology (SP)-B/X/3T/P

Technology by Jim Casella is written for eight percussionists of intermediate to beginning skill levels. Based on a "techno" groove, this piece is sure to be a hit among high ... 

Gomez-Heartbeat

Heartbeat is a work for intermediate percussion ensemble. It is based off of a heartbeat like ostinato that carries through the piece in many realizations. Number of P... 

Beck-Downfall (SP)-P

Scored for 4-5 players, this ensemble is a "rudimental fantasy" - which utilizes themes from three traditional snare drum compositions; Three Camps, The Downfall of Paris and ... 

Mancini-Suite for Solo Drum Set and Percussion Ensemble (SP)-P/X

David Mancini's Suite for Solo Drum Set and Percussion Ensemble is the perfect selection to feature an outstanding drummer with your percussion ensemble! This piece is... 

Adams-Diffusion 1 (SP)-5M

The term diffusion is derived from the Latin verb diffundere which means "to spread apart". In Diffusion One, all players begin with uniform rolls that are rapidly transformed... 

Hollo-Jose/beFORe JOHN5 (SP)-M/P/GT Set includes score, parts for players "C" and "D"

Jose/beFORe John5 is a percussion quartet written by Aurel Hollo as part of the Amadinda Music Collection. Instrumentation - Player A: marimbapho... 

Abel-Serenade to a Sand Dune (SP)-B/V/X/M/2T/P

This Latin American ensemble for six players uses bells, xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, timpani, conga, drum set or timbales, and several rhythm instruments. Three of the ke... 

Varese-Ionisation (StS)

Ionisation by Edgard Varese (score only). Instrumentation (13 players): Player 1 - crash cymbal, bass drum, tam tam Player 2 - high tam tam, low tam tam Playe... 

Khachaturian-Sabre Dance arr. Moore (SP)-P/DS/X/T/M

Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian arranged for percussion ensemble by James L. Moore. This exciting piece is playable by as few as three to seven player or by ensemble of unlim... 

Adams-Echogenisis (S-n4)-P/4T

Echogenesis is a percussion quartet for advanced players. Extreme rhythmic independence is required for the performance of this piece. Number of Players: 4 Difficulty: G... 

Argenziano-Lids Trash can lids SP

Grab your 30 gallon cans and get ready to let loose. This garbage band classic will leave your concert hall smelling like trash and sweet beats. Number of Players: 5-10...