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Music: Solo

Resources for Music students

Percussion Solo

List of titles for your repertoire.

Allegro ma non troppo : version for solo percussion & tape / Unsuk Chin

Arabesques = Arabesker : I-II-III, 2011 : for solo percussion / Per Nørgård

Arci : for percussion, 1986 / Hanna Kulenty

Aria (for solo marimba) (2017) / Christopher Theofanidis

Astral dance for solo marimba / Gordon Stout

Beaten paths : for solo marimba / by Milton Babbitt

Between dusk and dawn : a modern chorale : for solo marimba / David Friedman

Bal-beo-nea : marimba solo (2012) / Ian Wilson

Bois : dieci pezzi brevi per marimba sola (2004) /Alessandro Solbiati

Bone alphabet : solo percussion / Brian Ferneyhough

Caccia caper : marimba solo / Jared Spears

Cadencia per marimba e vibrafono, (2004) / Luis de Pablo

Cage for one : multiple-percussion solo with soundscape in three movements / Dwayne Corbin ; excerpts from John Cage's Lecture on nothing

Cello suite no. 1 in G major / by J.S. Bach ; transcribed for marimba by Mario A. Gaetano

Chain for solo marimba / composed by Kazunori Miyake 

Child of tree : percussion solo / John Cage

Choro bachiano : solo marimba / Ney Rosauro

Concerto : for solo percussionist and orchestra / Heuwell Tircuit

Dark ground : for solo percussion : (2005) / Tansy Davies

Dream : for solo percussionist (crotales, vibraphone and marimba) / John Cage ; arranged by Thad Anderson

Dream of the cherry blossoms : for marimba / Keiko Abe

Drei unverbindliche Stucke : fur Marimba solo (1989/91) = Three unforgettable pieces: for Marimba solo / Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

An elemental thing :  for solo woodblock, 2017 / Liza Lim

Fandango and Fugue in A minor : for solo marimba / Larry LawlessAn elemental thing : for solo woodblock, 2017 / Liza Lim

Five scenes from the snow country : for marimba solo / Hans Werner Henze

Five scenes on Sakura II : for solo marimba : variations on a Japanese theme (based on free improvisation /composed by Ludwig Albert

French suite : for percussion solo / William Kraft

Glockenschlag : schlagzeug solo : fur Rohrenglocken, kleine Trommel und Ruhrtrommel / Tilo Medek

Hyfer : for marimba solo, op 430 / Niels Viggo BentzonFrench suite : for percussion solo / William Kraft5 pièces pour marimba solo = 5 pieces for marimba / Emmanuel Séjourné

I ching: percussion solo / Per Norgard

In a landscape for solo percussionist (crotales, vibraphone and marimba) / Jogn Cage ;  arranged by Thad Anderson

Ilijas : for Marimba solo = za solo marimbu / Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

Intermediate masterworks for marimba vol 2 : marimba solo / edited by Nancy Zeltsman

Inyanga : marimba solo / Peter Klatzow

Isabelle dances for solo marimba /Steven Stucky

Izgalom :  for solo marimba / David Friedman

Jungle walk : for marimba solo / by David Jarvis

Kalimbob / Jasmin Kolberg

Kaskada : marimba solo / Eckhard KopetzkiKalimbob / Jasmin KolbergIsabelle dances : for solo marimba / Steven StuckyIn a landscape : for solo percussionist (crotales, vibraphone and marimba) / John Cage ; arranged by Thad AndersonI ching : percussion solo / Per Nørgård ; [edited by Gert Mortensen]

Khan variations : for solo marimba / Alejandro Vinao

The King of Denmark / Morton FeldmanIn a landscape : for solo percussionist (crotales, vibraphone and marimba) / John Cage ; arranged by Thad AndersonKalimbob / Jasmin KolbergKhan variations : for solo marimba (2001) / Alejandro Vinao

Land : for solo marimba/ T. Muramatsu

Larkspur and rubies : for solo marimba / Eric Ewazen

Mallet percussion : solo book

Marimba concerto suite : for solo marimba / Ney Rosauro

Marimba damore = Marimba d'amore : for marimba solo / Keiko Abe

The mathematics of resonant bodies / John Luther Adams

Merlin : for solo marimba (1985) /Andrew Thomas  

Mirologhia : (2001) / George Tsontakis

Nancy dolo marimba / Emmanuel Sejourne

Nora's dancer : for marimba solo / Rich Holly

The Odyssey, according to Penelope : for solo marimba / by Kevin Bobo

One⁴  : for solo drummer / John CageThe Odyssey, according to Penelope : for solo marimba / Kevin Bobo

Percussion solo no. 1 / Martin Westlake

Percussion solo no. 2 / Martin Westlake

Percussion solo no. 3 / Martin Westlake

Pensee ecartelee : pour percussion solo / Vinko Globokar

5 pieces pour marimba solo = 5 pieces for marimba / Emmanuel Sejourne

Portugal : für Schlagzeug solo : (2006) / Johannes Maria Staud

Psappha : pour percussion solo / Iannis Xenakis

Realismos magicos : for solo marimba / Rolf Wallin

Rebonds : pour percussion solo / Iannis Xenakis

Reflections on the nature of water: for solo marimba (1986) / Jacob Druckman 

Scraping song solo percussion : 1997 (revised 2001) / David Lang

Sea refractions for solo marimba / by Mitchell Peters

S2 : fur Schlagzeug / Mark Andre

Six Japanese gardens : for percussion and electronics / Kaija SaariahoScraping song : solo percussion : 1997 (revised 2001) / David Lang

Soliloquies and celebrations : marimba solo / by Jared Spears

Sous l'aile du vent : pour un percussioniste = for one percussionist :  (2001/2016) / Thierry Pecou

Spirals : for solo marimba (five octaves) / Paul Lansky

Sticks of eloquence : for multiple percussion solo/Michael Burritt

Suite Nr. 2, d-Moll, BWV 1008 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; Transkription für Marimba, Michael OrtSticks of eloquence : for multiple percussion solo / Michael Burritt

Suite Nr. 3, C-Dur, BWV 1009 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; Transkription für Marimba Peter Sadlo

Suite Nr. 4, Es-Dur, BWV 1010 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; Transkription für Marimba, Paul Mootz

Suite Nr. 5, c-Moll, BWV 1011 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; Transkription für Marimba Mark Christopher Lutz

Suite popular brasileira : for marimba solo / by Ney Rosauro

Tales of trees : for solo marimba / Karen Tanaka

Te tuma te papa : for solo percussionist / Michael Colgrass

Thirteen drums : for percussion solo, op. 66, 1985 / Maki IshiiTe Tuma Te Papa : for solo percussionist 

Three fragments of piya : for marimba solo = Ai no 3-tsu no danpen : dokusou marimba no tame no (2009) / Akira Nishimura

Three monologues : for solo marimba / Keiko Abe

Three Sams : for percussion solo / David T. Little

Topf-Tanz : percussion solo  / Eckhard Kopetzki

Trilogy for solo percussionist : multi-percussion solo / by Jared Spears

Trying to say goodbye : for solo marimba / David Friedman

Ultamatum 1 : for solo marimba / Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic

Undercurrent : marimba solo / by Mitchell Peters

Valse Binaire : for solo marimba / David Friedman

Variations and romp : for solo marimba / Dan Welcher

Velocities moto perpetuo : for solo marimba

Virginia tate for solo marimba / Smedbeck Paul

Wait : for solo marimba / Stuart Saunders Smith

Works for solo marimba, Vol. II / Keiko Abe