Percussion Ensemble

Astrand-Decisions (SP)-V/2M/P

Decisions was commissioned by Kieko Kotoku for a tour in Japan. It was premiered in Tokyo in June of 2004. "I wanted the marimba and the percussion instruments to blend so it ... 

Adams-Alicante Quartet (SP)-2B/V/2M/P

Alicante Quartet is a interesting percussion quartet dedicated to the percussionists of L'Orchestra Alcoiana. Adams starts the composition of with a wash of metal sound that... 

Gomez/Rife-Mambo Africano (SP)

Mambo Africano is a groove based work for 6 percussionists. It is accessible for all levels of musicians. Number of Players: 6 Difficulty: Grade 2+ Instrumentati... 

Monkman-Rite of Passage (SP)-Solo M/V/P

Rite of Passage by Jesse Monkman for solo marimba and three percussionists with multi-percussion setups. This high energy work is sure to challenge performers and please audie... 

Adams-Equilateral (3S)-3 Triangles

Number of Players: 3 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: 3 Triangles 

Abujamra, Andre-Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai-B/V/C/X/M/4T/P-SP

An arrangement of the popular tune "Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai" by Andre Abujamra. Marimba players can share instruments in this arrangement. Number of Players: 12-14... 

Rosauro-Japanese Overture (SP)-B/V/X/2M/P

Ney Rosauro's Japanese Overture is an excellent concerto overture work. This exciting piece uses the Japanese Children's Song Sakura-Sakura as thematic material... 

Adams-Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble (SP)- solo M/B/V/C/X4T/P

Composed in 2006 for Robert McCormick and the USF Percussion Ensemble. A recording can be found on the album, Marimba Concerti with Percussion Orchestra. Number of Pla... 

Daughtrey-Limerick Daydreams (SP-10)-B/C/X/2V/4M/P

Limerick Daydreams is based on the Irish Reel "Highway to Limerick". This composition was the 2nd place winner of the 2005 PAS Composition Contest and in dedicated to the Univ... 

Albeniz-Leyenda arr Howarth (SP)-Solo M/2B/2V/C/X/2M/T/P

As one of the most famous Spanish classical guitar pieces of the 20th century, Asturias-Leyenda by Albéniz has found its way to the rosewood bars of the marimba in many... 

Colgrass-Percussion Music(SP)

Percussion Music by Michael Colgrass is a six minute percussion ensemble piece scored for 4 players. Player 1 - Four Temple Blocks Player 2 - Four Toy Drums Play... 

Corea-Children's Songs set 1 (SP)-Steinquest-B/V/X/M

Children's Songs Set 1 by Chick Corea arranged for percussion quartet by David Steinquest. Scored for bells, xylophone, vibraphone, and 4.3 octave marimba. Each part requires ... 

Ford-Heads Up!-Drumheads-SP

Heads Up! is a companion piece for my earlier composition Head Talk (1987). This new composition is an excursion into further possibilities of a five-member percussion ensembl... 

Abel-London Bridge (SP)-5T/2X/C/V/B/CEL

London Bridge by Alan Abel brings to life the early moments of a first music lesson by a reluctant and slightly incorrigible student. You hear the melody and then you d... 

Udow-African Welcome Piece

African Welcome Piece by Michael Udow for percussion ensemble and optional chorus. Udow takes many facets of African music and molds them into a unique experience for performe... 

Daughtrey-Techno-Pop (SP)-B/V/X/2M/P

The EDGE Series is a collection of percussion ensembles featuring many popular musical styles ? from funk to calypso to techno. It was developed to excite a wider range of ens... 

Cage-Third Construction (S)

Debuted on May 14, 1941 at the California Club Auditorium in San Francisco, performed by Xenia Cage, Doris Dennison, Lou Harrison and Margaret Jansen, conducted by John Cage. ... 

Cage-Second Construction (P)

The use of rhythmic structures is characterisctic of this work. Like First Construction (in metal) it has 16 times 16 measures, divided 4/3/4/5. The work is dominated by a for... 

Bergamo-Hands On'Semble Songbook

This is a collection of compositions from the critically acclaimed CD's of the Hands On'Semble. Hand On'Semble is a contemporary percussion quartet devoted to the art o... 

Zivkovic-Lamento e Danza Barbara-Solo M/B/V/Cro./P SP

In the fall of  2001 Patrick Hollenbeck,  a  percussionist and chairman of the percussion department  at the Boston Conservatory,   came to me&nb...