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mb_piazzolla.mp3  426KBDownload Listen
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This is a section of Astor Piazzolla's L'Histoire du Tango, originally written for guitar and flute, with the guitar part peformed on the marimba. This is a section from the middle of the first movement entitled, "Bordello 1900." The flutist is Ellen Dooley of the President's Own Marine Band.
 
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mb_toccata1.mp3  493KBDownload Listen
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A portion of the Anders Koppel piece Toccata for Marimba and Vibraphone. The marimbist in this performance is Svetoslav Stoyanov.
 
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mb_toccata2.mp3  804KBDownload Listen
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This is a clip of the end of the Koppel. The piece finishes with a lightning-fast fugue.
 
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mb_piazzolla2.mp3  362KBDownload Listen
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This is the beginning of the second movement of L'Histoire, entitled "Cafe 1930." The clip includes the introduction to the movement for solo marimba.
 
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mb_druckman4.mp3  447KBDownload Listen
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This is the beginning of the fourth movement of Jacob Druckman's Reflections on the Nature of Water. This beautiful odd-metered dance is entitled "Gently Swelling".
 
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mb_bach.mp3  637KBDownload Listen
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The first section of the Fugue in G minor for solo violin by Johann Sebastian Bach, transcribed for marimba.
 
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mb_farberman.mp3  478KBDownload Listen
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A beautifully written atmospheric section from Harold Farberman's Early Hudson Valley Scenes for two pianos and two percussionists. This is an excerpt from the third movement, entitled "Hudson Valley Autumn - Leaves Turning - Woodpeckers." Percussionist Jonathan Haas plays the vibraphone, while Mr. Beaumont plays the crotales, triangle and tambourine.
 
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