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for percussion ensemble (7')


instrumentation (12-13 players):


Glockenspiel + Chimes
Crotales (low octave) + Xylophone
Vibraphone 1
VIbraphone 2 (+ Small Caxixi or similar)

Marimba 1 (4.5-octave, shared with Marimba 4)
Marimba 2 (4.3-octave, shared with Marimba 3)
Marimba 3 (4.3-octave, shared with Marimba 2)
Marimba 4 (4.5-octave, shared with Marimba 1)
Marimba 5 (5-octave)

Timpani (4 drums)
Percussion 1 (Suspended Cymbal, Rainstick, Mark Tree,4 Concert Toms, China Cymbal)
Percussion 2 (Sizzle Cymbal, Ocean Drum, Concert Bass Drum, Triangle,Small Suspended Cymbal)
Optional Hand Percussion (Cajon, Djembe, Drumset, etc.)




Originally scored for 4 players on 2 marimbas, Nalu has been expanded to full percussion orchestra instrumentation, adding glockenspiel, chimes, crotales, xylophone, 2 vibraphones, and a wide assortment of battery and auxiliary instruments. The new arrangement was commissioned by the Roma High School Percussion Ensemble and their director, Moses Simon, for performance at the 2019 Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Available through C. Alan Publications.

nalu (ensemble version)

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