In one movement. Dedicated to Cyril Cambon. A fast-paced work featuring a jagged melody which is made somewhat lopsided through the use of 7/8 and 5/8 meters. Of advanced difficulty.
Dedicated to Leigh Howard Stevens. A bouncy piece in one movement, with a Latin feel. The rhythmic patterns are occasionally interrupted by freer licks, rarely more than a bar long.
Creative original solos, some for two mallets and some for four mallets. Fine material for study, contest, or recital.
Le Picard is a young composer and percussionist from France. This work took Third Prize in the 2007 Percussive Arts Society Composition Contest. The music is free and to be played with rubato. With a biographical note.
Contents: Forest Shadows (2011/2013) -- Komodo (2004) -- Merry Go Round (1988-1990) -- Piranha (2007). Includes program and performance notes for each work.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Composed for the 33rd Brass and Percussion Competition/Meeting 2010 in Debrecen, Hungary. The piece is named for a place of eternal cold in Norse mythology. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 8 minutes.
In one movement. With performance notes. Written for and dedicated to Jan Roel Hamersma. The music consists of a series of short gestures, separated by long pauses. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 7 minutes.
Banafit, meaning "Beautiful Soul", is a piece of advanced difficulty, featuring odd time signatures, tempo changes and key signature changes. It was composed for Danny Hawkins.
This piece is dedicated to the composer's wife. This up-tempo movement is mostly in one or two voice textures. Of moderate difficulty.
In one movement. The music flows through changing, sometimes complex time signatures. Of moderate difficulty.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Lowry is a percussionist and composer from Missouri. This piece was inspired by the West African drumming style of agbadzah. Of moderate difficulty. Duration ca. 11 minutes.
Dedicated to Javier Nandayapa. Duration: 6 minutes.
In one movement. Rohwer dedicated this work to one of his students. A fluid and expressive work. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
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Commissioned by Takayoshi Yoshioka, who premiered the piece in Tokyo, October 2001. The music is based on six particular kinds of gestures. With a program note in Japanese and English. Printed from manuscript. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
A rubato introduction opens up an otherwise rhythmic and syncopated movement. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 7 minutes.
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In one movement. A fast-paced, undulating piece, more forceful than the title might suggest. Of moderate to advanced difficulty.
In one movement. With a biographical note in German and English. A fast-paced and rhythmic work, of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 7 minutes.
Composed for Peter Sadlo. Note on composition by Sadlo.