Percussion Ensemble Sheet Music

Fitkin-Hook (SP)-4M/P

Number of Players: 4 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: Player I: Tom-Toms (roto-toms or congas), Marimba, Bass Drum w/Pedal Player II: Tom-Toms (... 

Aukofer-Criminal Activity (SP)-B/X/M/P

"Criminal Activity" is a fun work for percussion ensemble by Michael Aukofer. The opening of this work has the whole ensemble playing siren whistles to set the criminal mood. ... 

Bobo-Insomnia (S)-2B/2V/4M/P

Insomnia is a work for percussion quartet that utilizes many keyboard instruments in the quartet. The undulating rhythms of this piece set an insistent mood that is fascinati... 

Cahn-La Bamba

From the first NEXUS "Ragtime" album, Bill Cahn has established himself as not only a great arranger and performer of "Xylophone Novelty Music", but also as the world's foremo... 

Adams-Dissolve (SP)-B/V/Cro./4M/P

The title of Dissolve refers both to the literal definition of the term, a separation of an entity into its constituent parts, and to a cinemagraphic technique in which one im... 

Novotney-Intentions(3S)-P OS

Intentions by Eugene Novotney is a Percussion ensemble Piece scored for a trio of players. Instrumentation: 6 triangles (pitched high to low), 3 tambourines (each ... 

Firth-Encore in Jazz (SP)-M/V/2T/DS/P

Vic Firth's Encore in Jazz for percussion septet would be a great closing piece for a good high school level percussion ensemble. It features a drum set solo (dance dr... 

Dietz-Barely Breathing (SP)-B/V/X/M/P

Barely Breathing is a work for percussion quartet. Dietz utilizes a substantial amount of membranophones that are accentuated by the metallic instruments. Number of ... 

Bergamo-Piru Bole-Opt. Perc.

PIRU BOLE is a hand drum composition Inspired by East Indian tabla drumming. Although it is base on East Indian drumming concepts it is non traditional but rather more in line... 

Montoya-The Highway (SP-7)-B/V/C/X/M/T/CB/P

"The Highway" was composed by Daniel Montoya in 2003. The piece is built around a running D minor motive that is echoed around the keyboards and augmented throughout the piece... 

Gauger-Portico (SP)

Number of Players: 10 Difficulty: Grade 5 Instrumentation: Player I: Marimba 1 Player II: Marimba 2, Triangle Player III: Marimba 3... 

Bach-Woodwork(SP)-X/3M/P

Woodworks was written in 1970 for Thomas Siwe and the University of Illinois Percussion ensemble. It was written for particular wooden percussion instruments in the University... 

Benson-Three Pcs for Perc 4tet (Allegretto)-P

This is the first composition in a series of percussion quartets from Warren Benson. The second and third composition are no longer available. This piece features a limited ... 

Skidmore-Whispers (SP-9)-4T/B/Cro/2V/2M/P OS

Whispers by David Skidmore for percussion ensemble. Instrumentation (9 players): glockenspiel, glass wind chimes, 2 wind gongs, bass drum, 2 octaves crotales, eleph... 

Bartok-Miraculous Mandarin arr. Ancona (SP)-B/2V/C/Cro./X/3M/5T/

This percussion ensemble arrangement of The Miraculous Mandarin is based upon three movements of Bartok's original work. The Beginning - A challenging display of techni... 

Mancini, D.-Extremes-P/V/M/B/C/4T

Extremes by David Mancini for percussion septet. Instrumentation: Player 1 - Vibraphone Player 2 - Marimba, Bells Player 3 - Chimes, 2 Stainless Steel Bowls, ... 

Adams-Diffusion 2 (SP)-4SD

Diffusion Two, a snare drum quartet, was composed as a sequel to Daniel Adams marimba quintet Diffusion One. The term diffusion is derived from the Latin verb diffundere which... 

Kopetzki-Rumba Stomp (SP)-Bodies

"Rhumba Stomp" will be a crowd favorite at you next recital. This piece features various types of flesh tones and spoken word effects. In this piece you will drum on your knee... 

Adams-Camaraderie (SP)-Solo 4T/B/V/C/M/X/P

Camaraderie by Daniel Adams is a percussion octet that was commissioned by Hamiruge, the Louisiana State University Percussion Ensemble. The term "camaraderie" is defined as g... 

Browne-Three By Three-P/2T

Three by Three is a challenging trio for a beginning group of players. It features a odd feel against the ¾ time in which it is set. Number of Players: 3 Diff...