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NEW: The Woman in the Dunes for Solo Percussionist:
by Akemi Naito

A Women in the Dunes for solo percussionist

PAS Italy - 2016

PAS Italy

The 14th annual Italy Percussion Competition and Festival will be held from the 13th to the 18th of September (2016) in Montesilvano-Pescara (Italy).
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by Chris Rozé

 Now available in three versions: Marimba and Saxophone (revised 2014),
2nd place - PAS Composition Contest - 2001,
Marimba and Clarinet
Marimba and Violin.

Whats New:

QUEY Percussion Duo Composition Contest Winners 2012

1st Place: Rhapsody for Vibraphone and Marimba/Michael Taylor.
2nd Place: Kinetic Energy for Vibraphone and Marimba/João Pedro Oliveira.

Forthcoming Events:

PAS Italy Composition Contest Winners

Forthcoming 2015: winning compositions from the 2012 ITALY PAS Percussion Composition Contest!  Percussion Quartets by Pui-shan Cheung (FIVE METALS), Antonio Ballestin Liarte (HIGHWAY SOUNDSCAPES) and Gianni Giacomazzo (ALLEGRA BARBARA).

Current News:


NOW AVAILABLE: Robert S. Cohen's new title for percussion ensemble: Love Triangles for Percussion Trio.

Greetings! Take advantage of our current 5 Day-SALE,

25% discount off all HoneyRock Titles,

- valid thru Tuesday December 1, 2015 - valid on minimum orders of $25.00.


Trials and Tribulations for solo percussion
Full of nuance, this piece was written to give experienced solo percussionist's the opportunity to explore the timbral possibilities available in the various small odds and ends of the percussionist's toolkit, those typically called "toys."

Expansions for Marimba and Piano
A challenging work
for the experienced marimbist and pianist.
Scored in a manner that allows
for much intricate melodic and rhythmic interaction between the parts.

Ragtime Xylophone Vol.1

A collection of six easy Ragtime Xylophone solos (1897-1909). With Marimba and/or Piano Accompaniments. This collection gives younger players as well as more experienced players a variety of enjoyable practice and performance options.


LOG CABIN BLUES, Xylophone Solo with Concert Band

Xylophone feature with Concert Band - perennial ragtime favorite!
Accessible Band parts - enjoyable to play
and audience friendly as well.



VIBRASTRINGS: Concerto for Electric Vibraphone and String Quartet

 1st Place Winner
- 2013 PAS Italy Composition Contest. Challenging concert/recital work for Vibraphone (amplified and with electronics) and String Quartet.


LOVE TRIANGLES for Percussion Trio
Somewhat programmatic musical discourse on the foibles of Love or . . . something!
Scored for three multi-percussionists - in three movements, yes, with some triangles . . .


Two Images for Vibraphone and Piano
1st Place Winner

- 2013 PAS Italy Composition Contest.
Challenging concert/recital work for both Vibraphone and Piano.


JITTERBUG/BALLAD for Marimba and Saxophone
2nd place winner in the PAS Composition Contest 2001! Revised in 2014, this work for Marimba and Saxophoneprovides a challenging work-out for both players.  Marimba part requires 4 mallets and a 5-octave instrument.


3rd place winner
- PAS Italy Composition Contest - 2008! Lively duet for Vibraphone and Marimba  in a jazz/rock style, great interaction between parts - 4 1/3-octave marimba (ca. 9').

FLIGHT: Three Solos for Vibraphone 
A great recital collection for solo Vibraphone.
- intermediate/advanced performer - technically challenging, yet audience friendly! Three solos in different musical styles.


CHRISTMAS - South of the Border
Festive collection of eight titles for the holiday season. The arrangements in this collection are all part of a genre known as VILLANCICO.
Arranged fo3 playerson one
4 1/3-octave marimba. 

This unique collection of nine titles features corridos of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). They have been adapted from this vocal repertoire for3 playerson one 4-octave marimba.


Passacaglia d'autunno for Solo Marimba
A challengingMarimbasolo, suitable for an advanced level recital program.
5-octave marimba.

Galapagos Suite for Solo Marimba
An accessible five-movement suite for the intermediate to advanced levelMarimba soloist.

Rhapsody for Vibraphone and Marimba
1st Place Winner
Quey Percussion Duo Composition Contest - 2012
Vibraphone and Marimba
Michael Taylor

KINETIC ENERGY for Vibraphone and Marimba
2nd Place Winner
Quey Percussion Duo Composition Contest
- 2012
Vibraphone and Marimba
João Pedro Oliveira

Banging(,) Pots and Pans for Marimba Duo

A great Marimba Duet for advanced performers - technically challenging, rhythmically complex with a variety of textures! Alexander Elliot Miller

Mexican Music for Marimba - Son Jarocho

A collection of six catchy titles arranged for Marimba Quartet - 4 players on one instrument! Based on Jarocho music of the
Vera Cruz region of Mexico.
arr. Terry L. Baldridge


    . . . THERE is a uniquely diverse collection of Percussion Music contained in the pages of this website - pieces in just about any combination of Percussion Instruments you could imagine or want!  After 20 years, we like it that way, we value every contribution from an outstanding cadre of composers who hail from the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America.  Certainly a unity - great percussion music - within a diversity of compositional styles and techniques.  There are solos, ensembles, methods and collections appropriate for less-experienced students as well as pieces that will challenge the most accomplished performers.  We hope you will take the time to peruse our offerings! 

WE want to acknowledge the thousands of performers who have made the titles in our catalog come alive in performance venues across the globe - Thank You for choosing our Composers, our Percussion Music!

THE site can be searched in a variety of ways: click on the COMPOSERS link and you can see the works associated with each composer, or peruse the listings, in alphabetical order, under each category, e.g.: SOLOS, Snare Drum, DUETS, Snare Drum.

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