Downloadable Marimba & Xylophone Solos

A bustling and weightless 4-mallet marimba solo depicting the joy of the early morning hours.
Duration: 1:30 | Level: Med-Advanced
$12.00
A medium-level marimba solo written and dedicated to the composer’s nephew, Andrew.
Duration: 3:30 | Level: Medium
$15.00
Dust off your favorite clown suit and have fun with this ragtimey, two-beat xylophone solo with optional piano accompaniment. Great for beginners!
Duration: 2:30 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 1-2 players
$13.00
A med-advanced solo marimba arrangement of a traditional Irish hymn for a 4.3-octave (low A) instrument.
Duration: 6:45 | Level: Med-Advanced
$18.00
The third collection of solos from the University of Kentucky alumni, this book includes 47 solos for drumset, mallet keyboard, snare drum, and timpani.
Level: Med-Easy to Advanced
$32.00
Relentless and lyrical, this solo version of She-e Wu’s Blue Identity is a virtuosic showpiece for advanced marimbists.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Advanced
$19.00
A medium advanced solo for a 4.3-octave (low A) marimba that is cheeky and full of fun.
Duration: 2:25 | Level: Med-Advanced
$14.00
A warm and reflective four-mallet marimba solo focusing on dynamic range, rhythmic fluidity in a rubato approach, and double lateral strokes.
Duration: 1:50 | Level: Medium
$12.00
A delicate and whimsical marimba solo for the blossoming 4-mallet marimba player.
Duration: 2:00 | Level: Medium
$9.00
An enjoyable and entertaining four-mallet marimba solo that will challenge performers’ note accuracy, technical precision, and physical coordination.
Duration: 2:25 | Level: Med-Advanced
$12.00
A thematic ostinato with a sprinkling of technical interjections creates an ideal landscape for young marimba players to develop their skills.
Duration: 2:15 | Level: Medium
$11.00
A collection of compelling two-mallet solos that can be performed on any standard mallet instrument (e.g., marimba, vibraphone, xylophone or even glockenspiel).
Duration: 1:00–2:30 each | Level: Easy to Medium
$22.00
An intermediate-level follow-up compilation to its predecessor of 8 two-mallet solos with optional, orchestrally inspired audio accompaniment tracks.
Duration: 1:00 to 2:05 each | Level: Medium
$23.00
A groove-based, rhythmically intense work, this solo draws its eclectic themes from infamous composers like J. S. Bach and John Coltrane.
Duration: 6:30 | Level: Med-Advanced
$17.00
A medium level ragtime piece arranged for a xylophone soloist and marimba quartet.
Duration: 2:50 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 2-6 players
$20.00
A sly and clever piece for beginning xylophone solo with optional piano accompaniment.
Duration: 2:00 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 1-2 players
$11.00
A beautiful arrangement of an infamous traditional Irish melody.
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Advanced
$19.00
A moving, heartfelt work for solo marimba & crotales with optional ocean drum accompaniment. 5-octave marimba required.
Duration: 6:55 | Level: Med-Advanced
$16.00
A forward-moving four-mallet marimba solo focusing on hand-to-hand consistency in a variety of basic stroke types.
Duration: 2:30 | Level: Medium
$12.00
A medium-easy four-mallet marimba solo that is rhythmic, syncopated, and helps the young player to develop their ability to voice chords.
Duration: 1:20 | Level: Med-Easy
$9.00
A more advanced ragtime piece by Scott Joplin full of ornaments, fast rolls, and tricky syncopations.
Duration: 3:00 | Level: Med-Advanced | Personnel: 2-6 players
$20.00
A smorgasbord of 4-mallet maneuverings, this contemplative but challenging marimba solo provides a plethora of opportunities for soloistic expression.
Duration: 6:37 | Level: Med-Advanced
$18.00
A med-advanced 4-mallet marimba solo that takes the player and audience on an imaginative exploration via the sounds and colors of the marimba.
Duration: 2:00 | Level: Med-Advanced
$12.00
A brilliantly intricate arrangement for solo marimba of two traditional English hymns.
Duration: 4:15 | Level: Advanced
$18.00
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