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A Latin Confection

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Product Number: 12317350
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $14.50
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Genre: Concert, Latin

Musicians: Murray Houllif

Description: This opus for body percussion ensemble presents an array of infectious Latin dance rhythms for a quartet of finger snapping, hand clapping, foot tapping, body patting performers. Solo segments in some parts are unique, and an exciting finish will have the audience moving as well. Two copies of each part are included so the groups size can be expanded to 8, 12, or even 16 players.



 
A Stylish Christmas

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Product Number: 12314221
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $15.50
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Genre: Christmas

Musicians: Murray Houllif

Description: This grade 3+ percussion ensemble features Deck The Halls and We Wish You A Merry Christmas. Ideal for teaching the following styles all in one piece: classic chorale, Latin, 4/4 and 3/4 jazz, and rock. Instrumentation includes 3 mallet instruments, 4 timpani, drum set, conga, and accessories. Duration: 2:50.



 
Africa!

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Product Number: 12261107
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $17.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Percussion Sextet

Musicians: Spears

Description: Instrumentation: High Djembe, Low Djembe, 3 Djabara/Gankogui (Agogo Bells)/Rachet/2 S.D. sticks/Maracas, Tambourine/Krin/2 S.D. sticks, Triangle/Athletic Whistle/2 S.D. Sticks/Gourd. This work opens with the native musical colors and excitement of an African celebration. A recreation of a war dance follows, which will drive the music to a smashing conclusion. Though the score calls for authentic African percussion instruments, optional substitutions using standard equipment may be made and are clearly explained in the score. Duration: 3:40.



 
African Beat

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Product Number: 12261099
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $15.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Percussion Quintet

Musicians: Smales

Description: This creative collection presents four exciting originals in contrasting African drumming styles for grade 3-4 groups. Notated in an easy to read and play format, the scoring calls for African percussion instruments -- djembe, log drums, djun -- but standard instruments can also be used if those instruments are not available.



 
Afro-Latin Dance

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Product Number: 12261155
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $15.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Percussion Sextet

Musicians: Tom Brown

Description: Instrumentation: Player 1: bongos, large chocollo, guiro, marimba, cowbell; Player 2: maracas, marimba, vibes; Player 3: timpani, tambourine, wood block; Player 4: torpedo, claves, triangle; Player 5: small chocollo, torpedo, African claves; Player 6: afuchi, African clav. Everyone loves the exotic sounds of Afro-Latin music, and this grade 5 original is perfect for introducing students to this popular style. It's fast-paced, educational, challenging and fun for everyone. A list of substitute instruments is provided for those groups lacking access to authentic instruments. Duration: 3:30.



 
American Patrol

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Product Number: 12283259
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $13.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Houllif, Meacham

Description: Set at a moderate tempo, this version of the familiar song incorporates clever special effects and some intricate offset patterns that will require rhythmic proficiency from all players. A footnote on the score indicates that piano may be substituted for the xylophone, marimba or vibes part if necessary. Duration 3:50



 
Andiamo

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Product Number: 12283266
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $13.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Beck

Description: Andiamo is an Italian word meaning to hurry or move. Starting in a moderately fast tempo, this grade 5 percussion quartet keeps moving until it reaches a tempo of extreme speed. Instrumentation includes bongos, 2 congas, snare drum/low tom-tom, and 2 timpani. Duration: ca. 4:00.



 
Anitra's Dance (from Peer Gynt Suite)

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Product Number: 12261106
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $12.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Percussion Quartet

Musicians: Grieg, Mixon

Description: Instrumentation: Xylophone; Marimba; Triangle/Snare Drum/Tambourine; Bass Drum/Finger Cymbal. We welcome Kevin Mixon to the Kendor family of writers with this arrangement of Edvard Grieg's classic piece for percussion quartet. Duration: 3:25.



 
Bandelier

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Product Number: 12280747
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $6.95
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Genre: Jazz

Musicians: Lefever




 
Bandelier

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Product Number: 12283194
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $6.95
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Lefever

Description: Named for the Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico and the magnificent canyon country the park encompasses, this contest standard features a dramatic, well-conceived series of simple patterns and rolls for young drummers. Duration: 1:20



 
Bernalillo

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Product Number: 12283261
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $7.95
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Lefever

Description: This confidence-building contest and recital favorite features pairs of players, sometimes both snares, sometimes one snare with bass drum, sometimes bass drum with cymbal -- on identical or highly similar rhythms. It also gives developing snare drummers a chance to sharpen their 5-stroke roll skills. Duration 1:30.



 
Bossa Nova Without Instruments

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Product Number: 12283348
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $9.95
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Schinstine

Description: Great for teaching rhythmic precision and ensemble balance, this popular Latin number issued by Kendor over 35 years ago features knee slapping, finger snapping and hand clapping sounds for four musicians or a larger group of musicians (8, 12, 16, etc.) with an equal number of players on each part. Assuming that a larger group may often be used, two copies of each part are included in each set. Duration 1:21



 
Brazilian Beat

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Product Number: 12270278
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $14.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Mixed Ensemble

Musicians: Smales

Description: This creative collection presents six originals in a variety of Brazilian drumming styles. Scoring calls for agogo bells, shaker, whistle, cowbell, samba whistle, ganza, repenique, snare drum and surdo. However, if not all equipment is available, suggestions for substituting some of the instruments with more traditional instruments are provided. Parts can also be doubled to create a massive sound in the Brazilian tradition. Includes: Ganza Bailar; Samba Nueva; Spice N Easy; Brazil!; Batacuda; Bomba



 
Bryce Canyon

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Product Number: 12283264
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $8.95
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Lefever

Description: Inspired by the world-famous canyon in southwestern Utah, where thousands of brightly-colored hoodoos (odd-shaped pillars of rock left standing from the forces of erosion) greet visitors, the dynamics in this bold presentation range from p to fff in the final bar. Snare drum rolls are intentionally limited to 9 and 17 strokes for developing players. Duration 2:16



 
Can Can

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Product Number: 12283351
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $14.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Houllif, Offenbach

Description: All the gaiety and joie de vivre of Paris in the late 19th century is depicted in this frolicking sextet for common percussion instruments. The energy and excitement of this grade 4 setting is guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of players and audiences alike. Duration: 2:20.



 
Cap Gun Western, A

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Product Number: 12261109
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $13.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Percussion Sextet

Musicians: Houllif

Description: Instrumentation: Bells or Xylophone/Bubble Wrap, 2 Timpani, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Small Tom, Woodblock/Triangle/Bubble Wrap. Featuring a variety of common percussion instruments, this programmatic work is a convincing and colorful portrayal of life in the Old West, complete with cowboys, galloping horses, a saloon, and the proverbial gunfight. The shots in the gunfight section are provided by two players popping bubble wrap, which puts a fun-loving and unforgettable spin on the classic American showdown! Duration: 2:30.



 
Carumba

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Product Number: 12317115
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $8.95
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Genre: Concert

Musicians: Murray Houllif

Description: Written in response to the remarkable success we continue to have with our other body percussion editions, this new theme incorporates hand clapping, thigh/tummy patting, and foot tapping in imitative, syncopated Latin rhythms. Dynamic contrasts and accents add extra flavor, and two copies of each part are included so larger groups of 6, 9 or 12 members can be featured.



 
Chicago

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Product Number: 12283262
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $12.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Fisher, Houllif

Description: Murray Houllif's swingin' version of this great Roaring Twenties hit features all the razzmatazz of that fabulous era. Accessible to many, equipment requirements are flexible and limited to common instruments only. Audiences (and players) will be delighted with the results!



 
Congruent Moves

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Product Number: 12364483
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $11.50
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Genre: Concert


Description: This high energy piece for 4 multi-percussionists is written especially for grade 5 groups. As the title suggests, players interweave their parts amongst themselves making for an exciting piece to play, watch and hear. Duration: 2:50.



 
Connecticut Groove

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Product Number: 12314218
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $13.50
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Genre: Classical


Description: This grade 4 piece is written in the style of rudimental swing snare drum solos. Instrumentation includes: Snare Drum/Toms, Snare Drum/Cowbell/Whistle, Snare Drum/Wood Block/Temple Blocks, Snare Drum /Hi-Hat/Splash Cymbal, and Bass Drum. The composer provides flexibility to allow for 5-10 percussionists, and will make a great opener or closer. Duration: 3:35.



 
Contest Ensembles For Young Percussionists

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Product Number: 12283349
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $23.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Houllif

Description: This set of ten contest-worthy selections features a good variety of musical styles including Latin, classical waltz, jazz march, polka, rock, classical, rock & country, jazz, flamenco, and rudimental march. Common instruments only are required, and Murray suggests that players should rotate from part to part so they gain experience on all instruments.



 
Daring Dives

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Product Number: 12283265
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $11.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Smales

Description: This grade 2 percussion ensemble piece is moderately paced requiring 2 players to switch between drums and accessories. This exciting and educational work will be enjoyable to players and audiences alike. Instrumentation includes: Snare Drum/Triangle, Tenor Drum/Wood Block, Cymbal, and Bass Drum. Duration: 3:20.



 
Drum Check

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Product Number: 12283346
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $15.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Del Borgo

Description: Written strictly for drums, this accessible concert presentation in a vigorous tempo (quarter note = 138) gives everyone a solo role at one time or another. All dynamics and articulations should be carefully observed for best results. Duration 3:45



 
Entertainer, The

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Product Number: 12261080
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $11.50
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Genre: Classical
Instruments: Mallet Percussion

Musicians: Houllif, Joplin

Description: Instrumentation: Mallet Trio. The gaiety and charm of the ragtime era are ever-present in this grade 4 arrangement of the Scott Joplin classic for common mallet instruments (xylophone, vibes or bells, and 4-octave marimba w/optional lower notes). Mallet choices are specified and an optional small drum set part is included. Duration: 4:15.



 
Fantasia On Native American Music

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Product Number: 12333159
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $19.50
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Jared Spears

Description: The music begins with the gathering of the tribe for a festive celebration. It continues with the children at play, a mother softly singing a lullaby to her baby, and concludes with a spectacular festival finale. Duration: 6:20.



 
Flamenco!

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Product Number: 12317351
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $12.50
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Genre: Concert, Latin

Musicians: Murray Houllif

Description: What better excuse can there be for stomping feet, clapping hands, or snapping fingers than this fiery Spanish theme?! Written in 3/4 meter and marked allegro con fuoco, this number will keep everyone on the edge of their sears. Great fun!



 
Four Over Four

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Product Number: 12356455
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $19.50
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Genre: Concert


Description: Four Over Four



 
Four-Way Split

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Product Number: 12283257
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $7.95
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Houllif

Description: In this winning original in a rudimental style, young drummers work together and in pairs to build the main thematic elements, with dramatic pyramid entrances interspersed throughout. The bass drum is to be laid flat and played with two timpani mallets. Duration 1:45



 
Frenzy!

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Product Number: 12333157
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $12.50
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Genre: Concert

Musicians: Jared Spears

Description: Imagine that your percussion section just realized that they need to practice their music for a contest performance that's closing in fast - that's the scenario portrayed in this energetic original! An abundance of changes in dynamics - some sudden, some gradual - will demand careful attention throughout. Duration: 3:00.



 
G-Force

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Product Number: 12283195
Series: Percussion Ensemble
Price: $8.95
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Genre: Classical

Musicians: Beck

Description: Written for the senior recital of one of his students at the Eastman School Of Music, this rudimental snare drum trio focuses on the interactions between players as they negotiate a series of dramatic tutti and imitative passages leading to a powerful flourish. The title comes from the fact that it was premiered by performers from three generations: student Matt Written, his father and former student Dean Written, and their teacher John Beck.

 

 

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