Percussion Ensemble

Compositions are ordered vaguely alphabetically
2-5 Players
Chromatic Aberration
Incontro Deux
Song for David
Starquake
Tigernado
6+ Players
Concerto for Drumset and Percussion Ensemble
Crepuscular Rays
Microcosm
The Mother of Invention
Permadusk
Ringtone Rondo
Shades of Green
To Escape Lucidity
Tribute
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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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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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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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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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)
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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Starquake -
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