Marimba Etudes (2009)

for solo marimba (5 octave)

  1. Etude No 1 (c. 3'00")
  2. Etude No 2 (Merce Cunningham died yesterday at 90) (c. 3'00")
  3. Etude No 3 (Jean-Pierre meets Mauricio Kagel) (c. 2'35")
  4. Etude No 4 (for three mallets) (c. 2'20")
  5. Etude No 5 (c. 2'10")
  6. Etude No 6 (Some ancient music received orally) (c. 2'30")
Dedicated to Magda de Vries (1, 2, 4, 5), Jean-Pierre de la Porte (3), Noelene Kotzé (6)
Commissioned by SAMRO Endowment for the National Arts
Bardic Edition Score BDE 1047
Duration: c. 16'00"