This swingin' tribute to Buddy Rich opens with an uptempo, hard- driving theme and closes with a slightly slower, more relaxed setting.
Featuring all components of a standard set, this jazz-style work can be opened up for an extended improvised solo and can also be played by two or more drummers --...
Arranged for 2, 3 and 4 mallets, this wonderful collection of 10 Baroque gems for capable players includes performance suggestions for each work.
Featuring the rudiments, flourishes and march tempo of Revolution-era military music, this was written to commemorate America's Bicentennial celebration in 1976.
First written in the key of Eb for solo horn, this adaptation in Bb for capable trombonists preserves the spirited tempo (quarter = 116) and ornamented style (trills and grace...
This set of 8 original solos for contests, recitals, juries and auditions features music in a variety of popular styles -- jazz, rock, funk, bebop, Latin, rudimental.
Winner of the 1976 Clarinet Choir Composition Contest sponsored by Kendor and the University of Maryland, this contemporary original opens and closes with a slow, dramatic theme that contrasts beautifully with...
First issued in 1964, this popular concert work for capable drummers combines a series of 5, 7, 9 and 13-stroke rolls with right and left flams and rapid-fire 16th and...
Making full use of drums (snare, bass, small tom, large tom) and cymbals (hi-hat, ride, crash), this trendy funk outing is a satisfying workout for able players.
Latin music (bossa nova, samba, rhumba) is the primary focus of this collection for proficient 2, 3 and 4-mallet performers. The foreword suggests that the music can easily be adapted...
Baritone and Piano. Total duration time of 9:20. This contest bestseller features three contrasting movements: I. a spirited Allegro in cut time; II. a beautiful Larghetto in 3/4; and III....
With recurring thematic elements, repetitive rhythmic patterns, and expansive chords in the keyboard parts, this contest and recital standard finishes strong. Dramatic syncopations create a feeling of momentum and excitement. Duration 3:30. Percussion...
This famous parody of a Polish polka with abundant 'wrong' notes (dissonances), wide melodic leaps, and sudden dynamic changes is a sterling example of contemporary music with high educational and entertainment value. In...
Brass Quintet for 2 Bb Trumpets, Horn in F, Trombone, and Tuba. Pop Suite: Rock, Refrain, Rag. Since its release in the mid-1970's, this creative original in three movements has become a great...
These outstanding original four mallet marimba solos, inspired by the great Spanish guitar works of the 19th and early 20th Centuries, have become an important part of the serious marimbists’...
Former Clarinet soloist with both the Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras, Daniel Bonade, compiled this repertoire rich collection that incorporates many of the most performed solo repertoire for the clarinet.
First published in 1977, this adventurous set of solos puts proficient drummers through the paces using a variety of performance techniques. Since each 'means' is over 2:30 minutes in length, playing them as single...
Written by Beethoven in 1814 as a humorous farewell song for a friend who was moving away from Vienna, this setting in the original key includes slurs and dynamics to aid with expression and interpretation. First released by Kendor...