Tag Archives: Marimba

Mirrored Glass

Wonderful minimalist pieces by Southam and Glass, transcribed for marimba. Play!


Stick & Bow (marimba and cello!) perform these transcriptions of classical pieces from Baroque on, + a Radiohead song.


Transcriptions for marimba, strings and percussion of some well-known contemporary and classic jazz–with works by Pat Methany, Chick Corea, Mongo Santamaria and others. Play!

Concertos on Marimba

Two contemporary and one baroque concerto, highly varied. Contemporary pieces are nice!

Payton MacDonald–Solo Marimba Commissions Vol. 2

Five marimba pieces, varying in style and length. Play!

Transient Canvas–Wired

Mostly slow, quiet and abstract works for marimba and bass clarinet. Play!


Mostly contemporary works for marimba, some transcriptions. Nice!


Abstract, lovely works for marimba, including works by the performer, all composed from 1990’s on. Play!

Transient Canvas–Shift

Avant collection of works for bass clarinet and marimba, mostly quiet, some force–sample/play!

Tiger Dance–Contemporary Marimba

Nice works for solo marimba ( one with synthesizer, another with multiple instruments). All contemporary except a version of the Lord’s Prayer. Play!


Percussionist Christoph Sietzen performs a wonderful mix of modern/contemporary works for marimba or percussion. Play!

Zoomorphs–Chamber Music with Marimba and Percussion

Fun pieces for marimba with wind band, flute or horns. Play!

Devils Garden/Angels Landing

Lovely, contemporary works for marimba and saxophone. Play most!

Lauda Concertata

New works for marimba and orchestra–really nice, especially those works by Sejourne!

Gwendolyn Dease–Beguiled

Classical marimbist Dease here performs works by jazz-associated composers. Play most! Suitable for jazz programming!

Zamiki–Music for Solo Marimba

Beautiful, contemporary works, a variety of styles, Asian, Classical, ragtime. Play!

Figures in a Landscape

Released in 2000, so not new. Marimba and flute performing contemporary pieces, some quite abstract. Play most!


**NOT NEW**. Rolf Hildebrand performs one of his own works and those of others including Albeniz (transcribed), Abe, and others. Contemporary  marimba pieces, some with accompaniment.