Marimba Transcription and Repertoire
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - ILPM-341
A lab emphasizing skills essential for marimbists and percussionists to develop a personalized repertoire and contribute to performance literature for the marimba. Students will learn to adapt music for the marimba from sources such as lead sheets; music for violin, guitar, and harp; and transcribed recordings. Works composed for the marimba will also be studied and performed.
Course Chair: John Ramsay
Prerequisites: Written approval of course instructor
Required of: Marimba principal MUED, PERF, and PROM majors
Electable by: Marimba, total percussion, and vibraphone principals