Ford-Motion Beyond-M

Model: 423

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$15.00

Motion Beyond was written in 1998 and premiered at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention that year in Orlando, Florida. The music is based on the concept of shifting ostinatos with a haunting theme that transforms throughout…
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Motion Beyond was written in 1998 and premiered at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention that year in Orlando, Florida. The music is based on the concept of shifting ostinatos with a haunting theme that transforms throughout the work. The title refers to the forward motion of these swirling rhythms, as well as a desire to move ahead of the daily problems in life.

Number of Players: 1
Difficulty: Grade 5
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Marimba



  • Mark Ford is the coordinator of percussion activities at The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas and Immediate Past-President of the Percussive Arts Society. He is a marimba specialist and the director of one of the largest percussion programs in the United States at UNT. Ford has premiered a variety of new works for solo marimba, and he is the author of Marimba:Technique Through Music, a marimba method book. Ford has been a featured performer/clinician throughout the states at universities and at music conferences including PASIC, MENC, TMEA, Mid-West and CBDNA. Mark has also performed at International Music Festivals in South America, Asia, Australia and Europe. With several marimba and percussion CDs to his credit, Mark's recordings have further established his dedication to excellence in music.

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