gordon stout: Compositions
Four Faces (2014)
Four Faces is score for 5.0 marimba soloist, four percussionists, and electric bass. The percussion parts are written for all small, hand-held instruments (except for the cajon), with no drums, cymbals, tam tams, and other large and loud sounding percussion instruments. This was done so the marimbist wouldn’t have to play with excessive force to balance the quartet and bass. Rhythmically extremely interesting, and not at all like any other music for marimba solo and percussion quartet. Check it out! It is published by Keyboard Percussion Publications (www.mostlymarimba.com).
The recording contained herein, is an mp3 from the Sibelius file, using Sibelius 6 Essential sounds. Many of the percussion sounds don't sound in Sibelius, so some of the instruments have been changed just so you can hear all the parts for now.