Downloadable Ensembles

A set of five, short, contemporary songs for two percussionists and mezzo-soprano that use stupid, and comical, quotes as their lyrics.
Duration: 7:20 | Level: Advanced
Arguably Mahler's most famous single piece of music. This piece would make for a satisfying addition to concert programs that wish to demonstrate the lyrical capabilities of percussion.
Duration: 10:30 | Level: Medium
A simple piece for a beginning percussion ensemble, this piece uses the aeolian mode in its main theme.
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Med-Easy
A large percussion ensemble work meant to represent the medium which permeates all of space.
Duration: 6:00 | Level: Medium
Alarm! is intended for a middle school or high school batterie percussion ensemble. Extreme dynamics, rhythmic melodies, as well as an engaging visual element give the piece its unique flavor.
Duration: 2:35 | Level: Med-Easy
This arrangement of Ravel's masterpiece recreates the colorful and vibrant work for percussion ensemble. This piece will challenge performers and engage audiences with its accessible Spanish flair.
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Advanced
A meditative quintet in which the Aristotelian notion that “whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is a focal point.
Duration: 6:10 | Level: Medium
A medium percussion ensemble piece perfect for the holidays!
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Medium
A cute, medium-easy percussion quartet in which players are assigned specific animal names to help define musical character.
Duration: 5:00 | Level: Med-Easy
Composed by Grieg for pizz strings and triangle, this ensemble adaption is enhanced by nonpitched perc, arpeggios, and rapid scalar passages.
Duration: 3:15 | Level: Med-Advanced
A catchy, uplifting percussion ensemble piece that can easily fit into any concert program for beginners.
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Easy
This piece uses three marimbas and a large collection of African instruments to suggest a dark and superstitious atmosphere.
Duration: 7:30 | Level: Advanced
Dribble, slap, juggle, toss, and of course...BOUNCE! Written for five players with a variety of balls bouncing on the floor, this creative piece is a surefire crowd-pleaser.
Duration: 3:00 | Level: Medium
An emotional work for a large percussion ensemble featuring high pitched, brilliant percussion instruments.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Medium
Contrasting dark introspective material with light humor, this arrangement for mallet trio honors a quick-moving masterpiece.
Duration: 2:10 | Level: Medium
An exciting exploration of rhythm and melody for beginning percussion ensembles.
Duration: 2:10 | Level: Easy
Inspired by an adventure in the Himalayas, this rich work for percussion orchestra by Jim Casella is a vibrant representation of the human spirit.
Duration: 7:00 | Level: Advanced
This is a well-crafted piece for intermediate percussion quartet where each player has a small multipercussion setup.
Duration: 3:25 | Level: Medium
A great way to introduce younger players to salsa music as well as Latin percussion instruments.
Duration: 2:10 | Level: Med-Easy
This advanced ensemble piece is a tribute to the evolution of hip-hop music, from the Golden Era of the 80’s and 90’s to modern trap music.
Duration: 5:50 | Level: Advanced
In this arrangement, Brian Slawson enables percussion ensembles to recreate Bach's masterpiece through creative mallet orchestrations.
Duration: 3:45 | Level: Med-Advanced
Are you ready to rock? This is an ensemble for an unpitched percussion quartet that's sure to take the house down!
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Medium
The holidays just got a little warmer with Caliente Christmas. A Latin-tinged percussion ensemble piece for 10-11 players.
Duration: 8:10 | Level: Med-Advanced
A med-easy piece, perfect for young percussionists making their initial “investment” into their performing careers.
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Med-Easy