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Ford-Ransom-M

Model: S-MF-RAN

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Ransom is a work for 5 octave marimba by Mark Ford. This work is highly virtuosic in nature and utilizes many advanced marimba techniques. Ransom starts off with a slow moving, mysterious section followed by sections that explore ostinato ...
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Ransom is a work for 5 octave marimba by Mark Ford. This work is highly virtuosic in nature and utilizes many advanced marimba techniques. Ransom starts off with a slow moving, mysterious section followed by sections that explore ostinato rhythms and disjunct melodic passages. The piece concludes with a coda sections that briefly revisits most of the major themes of the work.

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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