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Percussion Ensemble

Compositions are ordered vaguely alphabetically
2-5 Players
Chromatic Aberration
Incontro Deux
Song for David
6+ Players
Concerto for Drumset and Percussion Ensemble
Crepuscular Rays
The Mother of Invention
Ringtone Rondo
Shades of Green
To Escape Lucidity
Chromatic Aberration (2016)
Solo tenor pan with percussion trio/quartet ~'7
steel pan, vibraphone, 5.0 marimba, glockenspiel, 2-octaves crotales
2 sus. cym., sizzle, china, ride, hi-hat
4 concert toms, bongos, concert bass drum, tam-tam
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Written for Joshua Garrett and the West Liberty University Percussion Ensemble
Concerto for Drumset and Percussion Ensemble (2012)
Solo drum set with percussion octet ~'12
Crepuscular Rays (2015)
11-12 players, ~'8
chimes, glockenspiel, 2 octave crotales,
wind chimes, 2 vibraphones, 
4.3-octave marimba x3, 5.0-octave marimba,
4 timpani, ride cymbal, two suspended cymbals, sizzle cymbal, optional bass marimba OR contrabass
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Written for Eric Willie and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro Percussion Ensemble
Incontro Deux (2010)
Multiple Percussion Duet, ~'5
Player 1 - kick drum, three toms, snare drum, bongos, crotales (low octave), ride cymbal, 2 other cymbals
Player 2 - brake drum, three toms, snare drum, 3 woodblocks, cowbell, ride cymbal, 2 other cymbals, hi-hat
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Written for DuO
Microcosm (2010)
9 players plus a pianist ~'25
glockenspiel, 2-octaves crotales, vibraphone, sleigh bells, 4.3-octave marimba (optional 5.0-octave notes), 5.0-octave marimba, snare drum, chimes, 4.3-octave marimba, 4 toms, log drum (4 slats), triangle, tambourine, suspended cymbal, concert bass drum, snare drum, ride cymbal, splash cymbal, brake drum, tam tam, triangle, bongos, wind chimes, hi-hat, ocean drum, suspended cybal, congas, concert bass drum, china cymbal, tambourine, crash cymbals, 5 timpani, suspended cymbal, piano
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Percussion symphony in four movements
Microcosm - Movement 1
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Microcosm - Movement 3
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Microcosm - Movement 2
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Microcosm - Movement 4
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The Mother of Invention (2019)
Percussion Octet, ~'6
doumbek, djembe, ankle bells, triangle, stand-up drum set (sideways kick, closed hi-hat, snare drum)
hand pan - Bb major
hand pan - Bb minor
(hand pans can be steel pan, synth, marimba with hard mallets, xylophone, etc.)
2-octaves crotales, chromatic pipes (can be vibraphone with hard mallets and no pedal), bell tree, mark tree, triangle, 5.0-octave marimba, almglocken (or chimes/glockenspiel)
Written for Adam Blackstock and the Troy University Percussion Ensemble
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The Mother of Invention -
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Permadusk (2017)
10 players ~'7
chimes, 2-octaves crotales, glockenspiel, 2 vibraphones, 4.3-octave marimba x2, 5.0-octave marimba, 4 timpani, snare drum, tam tam, 2 ride cymbals, 4 toms, 2 suspended cymbals, crash cymbal, tambourine (or some other treble impact backbeat sound)
Written for John Parks and the Florida State University Percussion Ensemble
Ringtone Rondo (2013)
Percussion Ensemble, 10+ players ~4'
glockenspiel, xylophone/crotales, 2-4 vibraphones, 2-5 4.3-octave marimbas, 1 5.0-octave or bass marimba, drum set, bass guitar, percussion
Written for Dane Romano and the Putnam City North Percussion Ensemble
Ringtone Rondo -
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Shades of Green (2014)
Saxophone quartet with percussion octet ~9'
glockenspiel, crotales, 2 vibraphones, 3 4.3-octave marimbas, 1 5.0-octave marimba, large percussion setup, 41 32" timpano, optional piano
Written for Jeremy Parr and the Moore High School Percussion Ensemble
Shades of Green -
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Song for David (2017)
Percussion Quartet ~5'
vibraphone, tam tam, china cymbal, sizzle cymbal, 5.0-octave marimba, crotales, glockenspiel, optional chromatic pipes, two woodblocks
Dedicated to the memory of David Maslanka
Song for David -
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Starquake (2017)
Percussion Quartet ~5'
vibraphone, tam tam, brake drum (with pedal), 4.3-octave marimba, sizzle cymbal, impact drum, cymbal (any), percussion setup: concert bass drum, triangle, glockenspiel, tam tam (may share), "small" drum set (piccolo snare, bongos, ride, crash, hi-hat, splash, ribbon crasher, kick drum - optional double bass)
Written for Tommy Dobbs and the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Percussion Ensemble
Starquake -
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