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C-ZAC QUARTET
P33
Composer/Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
This quartet was written for Cyan, Zack, Anthony and Charles at the Carrollton Michigan High School. The work does not have a great deal of technical difficulty but requires attention to dynamics and style.  Each instrument is featured in a solo section as well as in the full ensemble.  The music structure is in Rondo form with a repeating main theme.  The group had fine success with the music in 2012 and recieived a Division I rating at State Finals in the Michigan MSBOA Festival.  It is scored for snare, tri drums,, cymbals and  bass drum

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Carol Of The Bells
P13
Composer: Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych
Arranger: Jeff Kressler
Skill Level: Medium High School
For percussion ensemble, marimba, vibes, 2 xylo, 2 bells, chimes, tgl finger cymbals, cymbal with metal beater This work is designed for the large percussion ensemble and may include up to 10 players.Interesting ideas are presented through the various settings of this familiar Christmas tune. Some dexterity is required in bell 1 and xylo 1 but the work should be within the abilities of a high school group.

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Farandole
P9
Composer: Bizet
Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
6 or 7 Players, marimba, Optional chime, tambourine/cr. cym, sleigh bells/tri, SD, BD, Timp Provides an exciting challenge within the limits of younger players. No special technical difficulties. Should be a fun piece for the Christmas program or may be used for festival as well.

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Hopak for percussion quintet
P.23
Composer: Moussorgsky
Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Easy High School

A mixed percussion quartet based on the Hopak by Mussorgsky.  Scored for Bells, Marimba,timpani,tamborine and snare drum. timpani doubles on tgl.  Nice exciting fast music in the Russian style but not very difficult. Can be played by a younger group in High School or advanced middle school. Suitable for festival or concert.

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Hungarian Dance #5, 6 bass dr
P-11-19
Composer: Brahms
Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
6 Pitched Bass drums This setting of the familiar Brahms "Hungarian Dance #5 has been used in a successful adaptation for six pitched bass drums. It should provide an interesting challenge for your group. The work is scored in two groups of three which makes it easier to understand and also rehearse. A good basic technical will be needed.

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Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
B74
Composer: Bach
Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
marimba solo with band accompaniment. This setting with band gives the young marimba player a chance to solo with band accompaniment in this very familiar work by Bach. The Marimba part requires some technique through sticking has been kept to mostly basic patterns. The band accompaniment is quite easy once the band has mastered being in 9/8 time. The work\should be an appealing change of pace in your concert preogram and would work very well during the Holidays. Enjoy! " RJ"

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Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, for percussion octet
P14
Composer: Traditional
Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
This set of variations based on the traditional Christmas 'Song has been arranged to show ]the various colors of the percussion ensemble. Instrumentation includes: Bells, Xylo, vibe, marimba, chime, timp and two aux players. The chime could be optional and more players could be added in the aux pars especially in the Latin section. This is a fun piece and has nice appeal to the audience. ":RJ"

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Moderato and Allegro for Percussion Quintet
P-21
Composer/Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Easy High School

An easy work for a younger high school group in two contrasting movements. Requires five players.

 Has been used in festival several times and received I ratings at State Finals in Michigan

 Timpani, temple blocks, cym-tgl, snare, tri tom and guiro

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Nautical Percussion, perc with band
B81
Composer: Traditional
Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
Percussion quartet with band. tri-tom, xylo, snare and bass drum-cym. A novelty based on "What shall we do with the Drunken Sailor" Very playable by the average band. Should be a fun number. No special technical problems.

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The Four Seasons Suite for Chamber Percussion
P-20
Composer/Arranger: Richard E. Jensen
Skill Level: Medium High School
This suite features four short movements--Part I--Fall "March through the Bare Forest" with all wooden instruments from xylo, to claves, wooden bowls, cutting boards, sticks etc. Part II- Winter--"Snow sparkling in the Moonlight" featuring all metal including: bells, agogo,vibes, chiimes, cymbals, wind chimes, triangles etc. Part III-Spring--"A Time of New Growth" in bolero form and featuring all membrane instruments including Tiimpani, snare, 2 bass drums, field drum, bongos, congas, trio tom, roto tom etc. Part IV Summer--"A picnic with a Thunder Storm" All instruments plus rain tube, thunder sheet Bike horn, slide whistle etc. This work is scored for 9 players doubling on all instruments. The level of difficulty is only at a medium level except the snare is a bit more advanced. Mallet parts are very reasonable. This work has been very successful in concert and festival and received a Division I rating in the Michigan State Finals in 2008. Has been lots of fun for the group. RJ

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