Music for Percussion


Suspended cymbals

The following abbreviations will be used:

  • MAR=marimba   VBP=vibraphone   CRT=crotales   TIM=timbales   TRI=triangle   SNDR=snare drum   TOM=tom-tom   SUSCYM=suspended cymbal   WDBL=woodblock   FL=flute

TitleInstrumentsDuration
Toccata for Solo Percussionist*SNDR / 2TOMS / TIM / 2SUSCYMS / TRI09:10  Play

Fools*1

FL / MAR / VBP / CRT / 3 tuned TOMS / SUSCYM / TRI / WDBL
1. The Shepherd Fool08:30  Play
2. The Sleeping Fool11:25  Play
3. Two Fools Dancing04:05  Play
* See Publications.

  1. The three movements were inspired by and named after two paintings and one drawing by the British artist Cecil Collins (1908-1990). Each movement uses a different combination of instruments.