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GORDON STOUT (b.1952) is currently Professor of Percussion at the School of Music, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., where he has taught percussion since 1980. A composer as well as percussionist who specializes on marimba, he has studied composition with Joseph Schwantner, Samuel Adler and Warren Benson, and percussion with James Salmon and John Beck.

As a composer-recitalist he has premiered a number of his original compositions and works by other contemporary composers. Many of his compositions for marimba are published, and have already become standard repertoire for marimbists world-wide.

His recordings are devoted not only to his own music, but also that of the general standard repertoire by important American composers. See the Discography section for detailed information.

A frequent lecture-recitalist for the Percussive Arts Society, he has appeared at more than a dozen International PAS Conventions to date, as featured marimbist, as well as throughout the United States and Canada, Europe, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Hungary, Mexico, Denmark, Puerto Rico, and Spain.. In May of 1983 he performed clinics and recitals in France, Germany, Holland and Belgium with "transcendental virtuosity", being described as "the Rubinstein of all aspects of the marimba".

Gordon was on the Jury of the 1st and 2nd Leigh Howard Stevens International Marimba Competitions during the summers of 1995 and 1998. In the summer of 1998 he was a featured marimbist at the World Marimba Festival in Osaka, Japan and he was a member of the jury for the 2nd and 3rd World Marimba Competitions in Okaya, Japan and Stuttgart, Germany respectively. In the summer of 2006 he was a member of the jury at the International Marimba Competition in Linz, Austria. On new years day in 2006 he conducted a 100 person marimba orchestra in the National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan as part of the Taiwan International Percussion Convention. His composition "New York Triptych" for marimba orchestra, was commissioned by and written for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Percussive Arts Society, premiered at PASIC 2011 in Indianapolis, IN.

Gordon was inducted into the PAS Hall of Fame in November of 2012 at PASIC 2012/Austin, TX.

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  • Etudes for Marimba - Book 4 (Seminar Etudes) by Gordon Stout. This collection contains six etudes - Bartok Seminar Etudes (1, 2, & 3), Zeltsman Seminar Etudes (1 & 2), and Stevens Seminar Etude. For intermediate level marimba, these should be playable by almost any college level marimbist or younger. Scored for 5 octave marimba, 4 mallets.

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  • This is the seventh in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combination with the marimba

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  • This is the sixth in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combination with the marimba

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  • For two flutes, marimba 5.0 and percussion, 1. Dance: two flutes and marimba (5.0) 2. Bossa: two flutes and marimba 5.0 and percussion (two congas w/hands, two wood blocks w/pedals) 3. March two flutes, marimba 5.0 and percussion (Mudra type snare drum) 4. Song: two flutes and marimba 5.0

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  • This is the fifth in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combination with the marimba

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  • This is the fourth in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combination with the marimba.

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  • This is the third in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combination with the marimba

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  • This is the second in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combination with the marimba.

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  • This is the first in a series of seven compositions titled Choro. Gordon Stout tried to incorporate certain stylistic aspects of the Choro from Brazil and Argentina in these compositions, as well as explore different instrumental combinations with the marimba.

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  • Gordon Stout's latest work, Whatever's More is written for Joshua Oxford, his former student, who was in a terrible car accident in the summer of 2010. All royalties from the sale of this work go directly to Josh. It's a very beautiful composition

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  • Written for John Beck and the Eastman School of Music Percussion Ensemble, and commissioned by Richard Gipson and the University of Oklahoma Commissioning Series. My second composition for percussion ensemble, it again follows the musical plan of having the fast movement first, and the slow movement second. The primary rhythmic ideas were taken from some...

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  • Reverie is the second piece that Gordon Stout composed for marimba. It was completed during his senior year in high schol. This piece is very similar in style to his Elegy. 

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  • This is the first piece that I ever composed for marimba. It was written during my senior year of high school, and consists of moderately difficult four mallet writing in a legato, rolled style. The composition is influenced in style and harmony by Alfred Fissinger's Suite for Marimba. The Fissinger Suite was a very important piece to me as a young...

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  • 1970. For marimba and piano, and written as a freshman at the Eastman School of Music, while studying composition with Joseph Schwantner. Though not a frequently played composition, it does provide both chordal and linear passages for the young four mallet marimbist, and is in an atonal style harmonically. The piano part is not terribly difficult. This...

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  •  A work of moderate length and some difficulty, employing four mallets throughout, and utilizing rudimental snare drum sticking patterns in a complex rhythmic style.

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  • 2000. Completed in September of 2000, this is one of my more recent works for solo marimba. It was composed specifically for my solo marimba CD Astral Projections (Rosewood Records). The title refers to the warning bumps or grooves that are often encountered on our roadways, which produce a sudden and unexpected rumbling when driven over.These rumble...

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  • Gordon Stout's Two Mexican Dances are a standard in the percussion community. This work has been recorded and performed in recital many time over. Each of the movements may be played in conjunction or independently of each other.

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  • 1998. This piece was commissioned by and composed for marimbist Robert VanSice. It is structured in four main sections. Each section is based to a degree on the material contained in the very first measure. Sometimes material is derived through a variety of structural manipulations, and other times through a more loosely organized process of...

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  • Diptych No. 4 is a duo for marimba and percussionist. Gordon Stout (percussion) and Leigh Howard Stevens (marimba) performed the world Premiere in 1986. A small but widely varied set up of tom-tom, bongos, hi-hat, splash cymbal, cow bells, temple blocks and glock, forms a colorful complementary accompaniment, counterpoint and commentary on and for the...

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