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McMillan - Masterpieces for Marimba

Arranger: Thomas McMillan

Title: Masterpieces for Marimba

Description: This book contains examples of well known baroque and early classical pieces arranged for the beginner to intermediate mallet player. The arranged pieces were all originally composed for violin, flute, or piano. Though the title refers to the marimba, the pieces can be played on any mallet instrument. All pieces in the book are either one or two pages long, and go from very simple to increasingly complicated and challenging as the book goes on.

The pieces arranged in this book are

  • Clementi: ┬áSonatina in C major
  • Telemann: Sonatina in D major
  • Telemann: Sonatina in G major
  • Telemann: Sonatina in F major
  • Telemann: Sonatina in A major
  • Mozart: Thema con Variazioni in A major
  • Handel: Sonata in F major
  • Handel: Sonata in D major
  • Handel: Sonata in E major
  • Corelli: Sonata in Fmajor
  • Handel: Sonata in A major
  • Handel: Sonata in D major
  • Handel: Sonata in E major
  • Bach: Sonata in G minor
  • Bach: Sonata in C major
  • Bach: Sonata in E major
  • Bach: Sonata in E minor
  • Bach: Sonata in G minor

Though each piece is listed as simply "Sonata," all include only one movement of the listed piece.

Annotated by Ethan Pani

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