Song for JessicaSong for Jessica
Click to enlarge

Purchase

Song for Jessica

for solo marimba
Level: Med-Easy
Duration: 1:30
State Lists: Texas
Release Date: 2020
Product ID : TSPCS20-004
Price: $8.00
Item #: TSPCS20-004

Formats Available:


Description

Jamieson Carr’s medium-easy 4-mallet marimba solo entitled Song for Jessica, is a charming and endearing piece, perfectly suited for a young, developing marimbist. Written in 3/4 time and containing many dotted quarter-note rhythms, this piece helps the player to learn the concept of the hemiola as well as the basic 2 over 3 polyrhythm. It also contains musical passages that shift between single alternating strokes and double vertical strokes, giving the marimbist the opportunity to refine their technical motions in a musical setting.

Song for Jessica ships in a printed, professionally bound folio with a full color cover. This solo also appears in Sequential Studies Volume 2 by Julia Gaines.

Instrumentation

Marimba (4-octave)

Description

Jamieson Carr’s medium-easy 4-mallet marimba solo entitled Song for Jessica, is a charming and endearing piece, perfectly suited for a young, developing marimbist. Written in 3/4 time and containing many dotted quarter-note rhythms, this piece helps the player to learn the concept of the hemiola as well as the basic 2 over 3 polyrhythm. It also contains musical passages that shift between single alternating strokes and double vertical strokes, giving the marimbist the opportunity to refine their technical motions in a musical setting.

Song for Jessica ships in a printed, professionally bound folio with a full color cover. This solo also appears in Sequential Studies Volume 2 by Julia Gaines.

Instrumentation

Marimba (4-octave)



You may also like...

A beautiful and playful work for intermediate solo marimba, this piece centers around a whirling 6/8 rhythm with a slow, rubato middle section.
Duration: 5:50 | Level: Medium
$16.00
As the title suggests, it's built on a repeating pattern introduced in the left hand. This pattern places accents on a cycle of beats which will make this an outstanding technical etude as well as recital piece.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Medium
$15.00
An abstract, improvisatory work for the intermediate-advanced marimbist, using live looping playback to create an otherworldly soundscape.
Duration: 8:00-13:00 | Level: Med-Advanced
$16.00
This short, intermediate work for solo marimba features a cheerful and uplifting melody.
Duration: 3:00 | Level: Medium
$14.00
#TAPSPACE