The Ignite Series

This IGNITE Series was designed specifically for young percussionists as they experience the magic of playing in percussion ensemble. Each piece provides the director and students with great flexibility – from the number of players to the tempo to the instrumentation. Light a fire under your students today!

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  • Asante (Perc Ens 6+)
    Asante (Perc Ens 6+) $29.00 Choose Options
    Asante is Swahili for “thank you.” Written for the developing percussion ensemble, Asante will introduce young percussionists to syncopated melodic rhythms. Flexible mallet voicing allows for a variety of melodic...
  • Battle Royale (Perc Ens 3+)
    Battle Royale (Perc Ens 3+) $28.00 Add To Cart
    The “referee” monitors the Battle Royale between two teams. This piece requires each team to work together to create a monstrous sound and battle out their rhythms. Which team wins? You decide!Genre: Percussion...
  • Boomerang (Perc Ens 8-10+)
    Boomerang (Perc Ens 8-10+) $32.00 Add To Cart
    Beginning with driving rhythms reminiscent of the Australian Outback, shifting to a delicate melody that is passed around the ensemble, and ending with a return of the original theme. Boomerang is scored for 8-10 players and...
  • Cowabunga Rock (Perc Ens 5-6+)
    Cowabunga Rock (Perc Ens 5-6+) $32.00 Add To Cart
    A nod to ‘Surf Music’ made popular throughout Hawaii and Southern California in the 1960’s, Cowabunga Rock provides developing performers the opportunity to play mallets and drums alike.Genre: Flexible...
  • Drums of Moria (Perc Ens 5-9+)
    Drums of Moria (Perc Ens 5-9+) $32.00 Choose Options
    Originally for two toms found in Daughtrey's collection of duets for young percussionists, DUOLOGY, Drums of Moria has been expanded for full percussion ensemble for C. Alan's IGNITE SERIES. Inspired by the barbaric drums...
  • Echo Canyon (Perc Ens 8-10)
    Echo Canyon (Perc Ens 8-10) $28.00 Add To Cart
    Echo Canyon was written specifically for The Ignite Series for the Developing Percussion. Like other pieces in the series, it features extremely flexible instrumentation that may be compressed or expanded as is appropriate...
  • Get Hyped! (Perc Ens 4+)
    Get Hyped! (Perc Ens 4+) $32.00 Add To Cart
    Get Hyped! allows students to explore a variety of timbres on flexible instrumentation. While keeping the rhythmic content simple for individual players, the sounds of the ensemble coming together will certainly leave the...
  • Grace•ful (Perc Ens 6-8)
    Grace•ful (Perc Ens 6-8) $28.00 Add To Cart
    grace•ful was written specifically for the C. Alan Publications Ignite Series, which features entertaining yet flexible pieces for young percussion ensembles. Once you begin to rehearse grace•ful, you'll come to...
  • Imminent Launch (Perc Ens 5-6+)
    Imminent Launch (Perc Ens 5-6+) $32.00 Add To Cart
    Imminent Launch is a fun and accessible piece for developing percussion ensemble. Its cinematic action paired with constant groove will hit all the right buttons for students and audience.Genre: Flexible Percussion Ensemble...
  • Lullaby for PJ
    Lullaby for PJ $29.00 Add To Cart
    Lullaby for PJ is dedicated to the composer's beautiful baby daughter, born on May 9, 2016. Unlike most of the piece in the Ignite series, this work exposes students to playing delicately at a fairly slow tempo.Genre:...
  • On the Spectrum (Perc Ens 5+)
    On the Spectrum (Perc Ens 5+) $28.00 Add To Cart
    Part of the Ignite Series, On the Spectrum is an extremely flexible piece that helps students explore the sonic possibilities of the modern percussion ensemble by encouraging them to choose instruments that work well...
  • Pliplets (Perc Ens 7-8)
    Pliplets (Perc Ens 7-8) $30.00 Add To Cart
    Pliplets is a word that originated as an accidental amalgamation of two words in my effort to say "playing triplets" in a rehearsal. As such, in this composition there are triplet figures sprinkled around multiple parts and,...
  • Puzzle Pieces (Perc Ens 2+)
    Puzzle Pieces (Perc Ens 2+) $20.00 Add To Cart
    Puzzle Pieces was written specifically for the C. Alan Publications Ignite Series which features entertaining yet flexible pieces for young percussion ensembles. It is a minimalistic work that allows the performers to be...
  • Rainfall (Perc Ens 6+)
    Rainfall (Perc Ens 6+) $28.00 Add To Cart
    Designed to simulate a rainstorm, Rainfall employs a variety of nontraditional techniques in order to reproduce certain timbres, such as finger snaps or leg-patting. Audience participation is also encouraged to enhance the...
  • Red Koi (Perc Ens 8-10)
    Red Koi (Perc Ens 8-10) $29.00 Add To Cart
    Red Koi was written using the “Minyō” scale found in Japanese music, such as Gagaku and Shomyo. The snare drum/tom part was written to emulate basic Taiko-style drumming. Red Koi represents a great opportunity to...
  • Rise
    Rise $32.00 Add To Cart
    Another fine addition to the EDGE Series, Rise is a fun & flexible piece that may be performed by a traditional percussion ensemble, a steel drum band or any combination thereof. Genre: Percussion Ensemble | # of...
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