Larson, Keith There are 20 products.

Keith Larson is the music director of the Kansas City Youth Percussion Ensemble. The KCYPE offers student percussionists the opportunity to perform percussion ensemble literature with percussionists from all over the Kansas City metro area. Keith has taught in the Kansas City area since 1980. His former students can be found in symphony orchestras, United States military bands, teaching at the college, secondary and elementary levels, and in a wide variety of occupations, both in and out of the music profession. Keith is also an active percussion clinician. He promotes the “total percussion” approach to middle schools and high schools, and also lectures with college and university percussion programs concerning running a private percussion studio operation.

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  • Style Studies for Timpani focuses on the techniques and musical ideas needed to perform both solo and ensemble literature. Some of the etudes are orchestrally based, while others explore more contemporary solo and ensemble styles. They can be used effectively as etudes or for audition purposes at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The etudes...

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  • Artistic Studies for Snare Drum was composed as a supplement for most intermediate to advanced methods. These studies utilize traditional and non-traditional styles, techniques, and meters to be encountered by the concert snare drum player. The studies are more soloistic in nature and may be performed in any solo competition or recital situation. The...

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  • Statement was composed for Timpani and Wind Ensemble originally. It features both the melodic and rhythmic characteristics of timpani with a recurring theme woven throughout the work. The piece is approachable by both high school and college students.

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  • Progressive Studies for Snare Drum was composed as a supplement for most beginning to intermediate methods. These studies focus on dynamics, techniques, and expression in a wide variety of musical styles. Strict adherence of tempo markings is es

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  • Ten Short Songs is composed as a set of contrasting songs using various marimba techniques and styles. The songs may be grouped together in a variety of ways to be performed as a suite. The number of songs used and the order in which they are arranged is left to the discretion of the performer.

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  • With a keen understanding of young percussionists, Keith Larson has crafted a wonderfully engaging work in Tempest Black that demands the highest level of musicianship without ridiculous technical demands.

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  • Melody Evolved is a collection of 5 intermediate level vignettes for solo marimba that is perfect for further developing 4-mallet technique in a musically challenging setting.

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  • Little Suite by Keith Larson is a four mallet solo scored for 4.3 octave marimba. This three movement suite is comprised of three contrasting styles. The first is a 7/8 dance, the second is a flowing arpeggio based movement, and the third is a fiery fast movement. This piece is effective for contest or recital.

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  • This piece begins with a soothing and reflective rolled section that first introduces the main theme in the upper voice. Throughout the piece you can hear this main theme transformed through rhythmic development and variation. It builds to a climax with a joyful flurry of sixteenth notes. The theme returns at the end in a tranquil setting that concludes...

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  • Larson's Concertino for Marimba & Piano is an accessible work for 4-mallet marimba and piano that is perfect for an undergraduate recital.

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  • Karlimba, A Reflection  is a showy, yet accessible, work for marimba quartet and wind ensemble (piano) that requires four expressive percussionists to pull it off. It features primarily 2-mallet playing, but two of the performers are required to play a couple of slower passages with four mallets.

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  •  Little Suite by Keith Larson is a four mallet solo scored for 4.3 octave marimba. This three movement suite is comprised of three contrasting styles. The first is a 7/8 dance, the second is a flowing arpeggio based movement, and the third is a fiery fast movement. This piece is effective for contest or recital.

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  • Keith Larson's Suite Mexicana is comprised of 3 movements that are basic 4-mallet marimba solos. They are great pieces for beginner students and the collection is approved for many state contests. The 1st movement is fast and incorporates some basic syncopation. The 2nd movement is choral-type and is all rolled. The 3rd movement presents...

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  • Scored for marimba quartet, bells, & xylophone, Laron's arrangement of Ding Dong! Merrily on High sparkles from the opening bell tones.

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  • This straightforward arrangement of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing gives equal opportunity to each & every player to shine

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  • Coventry Carol starts with unison bells, vibraphone, and chimes answered by the warmth of harmonized marimbas. After some harmonic variations early in this arrangement, the piece ends with the traditional carol in a big, richly orchestrated final verse.

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  • Renaissance Carols is a lovely medley arranged for marimba quartet includes "I Saw Three Ships," "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," "Good King Wenceslas," "Angels We Have Heard on High," "The Wassail Song," "The Holly & the Ivy," and "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel."

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  • Suite Americana combines techniques used in contemporary solo marimba and solo vibraphone literature. The styles and harmonies in the suite are those found in American music. The piece is suitable for high school solo competitions as well as college undergrad recitals.

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  • Musings for Xylophone is a set of four short, contrasting vignettes for 2-mallet, unaccompanied xylophone. Perfect for lessons, studio class, and recitals!

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