Two Illusions is a pair of fun 2-mallet solos for the developing marimbist – Moonlight Shadow & Vicious Fishes. Each solo pairs simpler technical challenges with elements you would find in a higher-level piece, such as grand staff and mixed meter.
Genre: Marimba (2-mallet) | # of Players: 1 Level: Medium | Duration: 5:00
Instrumentation Marimba (4-octave)
Program Notes Two Illusions is a pair of fun 2-mallet solos for the developing marimbist.
Moonlight Shadow pairs simpler technical challenges with the musicality and grand staff notation of a higher-level piece. Its emotional story arc makes learning fun and will be a hit with performer and audiences alike.
Vicious Fishes matches simpler technical challenges with a striking harmonic palette and mixed meter. Watch out for the surprise ending!
*Vicious Fishes only requires a 3-octave instrument.