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Marimba Quartet by Daniel Levitan

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  • Overview

    • Very Subtle and Transparent
    • Wide Open Tonally, Hints of Jazz
    • Mainstay of the Repertoire
    • Printed on 11" x 17" Sheets
    • Difficulty: Advanced
    • Duration: 15:00
  • Item Details

    Daniel Levitan's Marimba Quartet is a mainstay in the repertoire, though it has typically flown under the radar in many aspects. 'Subtle' is the best word to describe the piece as a whole, as every little note is of much importance. Often, the second movement is played alone.

    Levitan uses a wide open, very tonal palette tinged with some jazz harmonies (much like Copland), and endless amounts of syncopation. The result is a piece that constantly, and happily, surprises an actively listening audience.

    A large portion of the challenge with this piece is cleanliness - it's got the same amount of transparency as a Bach sonata with far more rhythmic traps to fall into. Once your group masters it, though, it will become one of the performances you cherish.


    • Player 1: 4-Octave Marimba
    • Player 2: 4-Octave Marimba
    • Player 3: 4-Octave Marimba
    • Player 4: 4.5-Octave Marimba (5.0 Optional)

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Duration: 9:00/6:00 (15:00 Total)

    This ensemble includes a full score and parts, all of which are bound. The music is printed on 11" x 17" sheets in portrait orientation.

  • Specifications

    Name Marimba Quartet by Daniel Levitan
    Brand Keyboard Percussion Publications (KPP)
    Model # LEVI-MQ
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  • Returns & Shipping


    Because of copyright issues, we cannot accept returns on sheet music, books, audio CDs, and DVDs. Thanks for your understanding. Official Return Policy


    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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