Blume, Brian There are 14 products.

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  • 4 holiday duets for vibraphone and marimba.

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  • What began as an exercise in improvisation resulted in a complete three- movement piece for marimba. The first piece exhibits this improvisational nature quite clearly. The second piece is based on the sound of a low rumble.The addition of a melody and subsequent counterpoint propels the piece, all while the rumble persists. The contrast between the...

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  • Detour, by veteran Tapspace artist Brian Blume, is a concise yet engaging journey through life’s little detours. Written largely in 5/4 at a moderately slow tempo, the piece makes for a nice challenge for a beginning-to-intermediate percussion ensemble as they detour their way in and around a four-chord motif. There is a section in the middle that...

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  • ... like a burden too heavy is a marimba solo by composer/percussionist Brian Blume. It’s written to reflect the struggles and limitations we face in conjunction with the “human condition.” There is a heaviness and sadness in Blume’s harmonic treatments which flow seamlessly to create a lyrical work that stands on its own...

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  • Psalm 104 is a vigorous new multi-percussion solo by composer Brian Blume. Using a tight configuration of only drums and cymbals, the soloist navigates a series of complex melodic lines requiring rhythmic dexterity between hands and feet. Demanding power, sensitivity, precision, and restraint, Psalm 104 will draw audiences in while the soloist expresses...

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  • Unforced Rhythms is a mesmerizing solo for marimba which also calls for an ankle shaker. Primarily in seven, Brian Blume has crafted a graceful piece that teases barlines between the polymetered, but unwavering rhythms of hands and feet. According to the composer, "The aim of this piece is to capture the idea of walking and working through life but...

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  • Composed specifically for the developing middle school and high school percussion ensemble, Alarm! presents healthy challenges in the areas of dynamics, playing drags or ruffs consistently and in time, and passing rhythmic melodies from player to player throughout the ensemble.The piece also presents a visual element to the setup and orchestrations to add...

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  • An energetic and masterful work by composer and percussionist Brian Blume, Scenes from the Woods is a quartet written for a circle of marimbas. Additionally, each player is assigned to a differing woodblocks. As Blume states in the program notes, "This piece is a look back at some of the special times I spent in the woods near my parents’ house: a...

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  • Strands of Time is a marching snare drum solo written specifically for the concert hall by Brian Blume. It is accompanied by a pre-recorded audio soundscape which weaves the acoustic sound into a futuristic digital realm. The title refers to the idea of multiple strands (or threads) of live and electronic music that intertwine and blend to create a...

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  • Stretch is an advanced-level solo for 5-octave marimba. Composer Brian Blume describes the piece as having a constant pattern (or slight variation of this pattern) meant to connote the typical “daily grind” we go through and the stretching we must experience to grow as individuals. This piece travels through a variety of moods, sometimes driven and...

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  • Brian Blume's Friction is a tour de force for marimba duo with audio accompaniment. Masterfully composed, the work consists of two movements—I. Internaland II. External—that each explore the concept of friction in different ways that have the potential to raise the hairs on the back of your neck. The audio accompaniment tracks create a tense, electric...

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  • In this collection of five duets for marimba (low A) and vibraphone, Brian Blume brings contemporary literature within reach of younger players. They are intended to reflect on the essence of the joy, beauty, fun, peace, and purity of the Garden of Eden. Included in this collection: Follow Me (Easy, 1:35) Afternoon Song (Easy, 2:50) Skip Step...

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  • Brian Blume’s compositions have a way of connecting to listeners in a visceral way, while also providing effective educational opportunities in teaching environments. Persistence definitely fits that bill. Equal parts groovy and contemporary, it uses a persistent 16th-note rhythm on a metal pipe throughout much of the piece. Five players navigate through...

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  • In Black Racer, Brian Blume has crafted an effective piece for intermediate percussion quartets to hone their chamber ensemble skills while communicating intensity and musical sensitivity. Each player has a small multipercussion setup using common instruments found in most high school music programs—a large tom-tom and different sized cymbals. In addition...

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