Rebecca Kite’s Anthology of Lute & Guitar Music for Marimba is a fantastic collection of music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic Eras. Rapidly becoming a “go-to” resource for beginning four-mallet marimba study, this collection is being used by teachers, students, and professional marimbists all over the world.
Used and endorsed by numerous college percussion programs, Reading Mallet Percussion Music by Rebecca Kite provides a solid foundation in the scales, arpeggios, and melodic patterns necessary for percussionists to get up to speed quickly in reading music in bass and treble clef. Includes 150 audio play along tracks.
In the biography Keiko Abe: A Virtuosic Life, author Rebecca Kite tells the untold story of Keiko Abe’s groundbreaking influence on the evolution of the marimba and its music. Kite includes the history of the xylophone, the marimba, and the music, composers, and performers that each instrument was associated with over the centuries. Examples of rare and historic recordings are included on a CD.
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