Adaptable Duets for Percussion

29 Duets for Any Wind & Percussion Instruments

Grade 2

Collection

$14.99

Description

Adaptable Duets contains 29 newly composed or arranged duets written at grades 1.5 to 3. Written by emerging composers Tyler Arcari, Matthew R. Putnam and Robert Clayson, these duets will add something new, fresh, and different to your duet repertoire. Designed to be used with any combination of two wind and percussion instruments, Adaptable Duets is perfect for the modern band room. Tyler, Matthew and Robert use their experience as music educators to craft duets that are fun to play and musically stimulating. These duets are perfect for use at an adjudicated festival or recital.

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Table of Contents

Air (Henry Purcell)
Bagatelle (Anton Diabelli)
Desert Winds (Tyler Arcari)
Don’t Ever Pass Up Pie! (Tyler Arcari)
Ecossaise (Ludwig van Beethoven)
German Dance (Franz Joseph Haydn)
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls (Michael William Balfie)
Impertinence (George Frideric Handel)
Kaleidoscope (Matthew R. Putnam)
La Morisque (Tielman Susato)
La Paloma Tango (Sebastian Iradier)
Lakeside Steps (Tyler Arcari)
Minuet (Luigi Boccherini)
Minuet (Georg Philipp Telemann)
Minuet (Johann Sebastian Bach)
Minuet in F Major (Leopold Mozart)
Mozart for Two (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Musette (Felix Le Couppey)
On the Other Side of Bouree (Tyler Arcari)
Promenade (Matthew R. Putnam)
Quadrille (Franz Joseph Haydn)
Rondeau (Jean-Joseph Mouret)
Russian Folk Song (Ludwig van Beethoven)
Scaramella (Josquin des Prez)
Song (Tyler Arcari)
Spring (Antonio Vivaldi)
Theme (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Two Dances (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)
Un Poco Adagio (Muzio Clementi)

Additional information

Weight .32 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × .25 in

About Tyler Arcari

Tyler Arcari (b. 1989) is a composer, clinician and teacher whose music is played throughout the United States and abroad. He received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in music education from Troy University where he studied with composer Ralph Ford and Dr. Mark J. Walker. As a teacher, Tyler has taught at both the middle school and high school levels. As a high school director, Mr. Arcari’s bands consistently received superior ratings at contests and festivals. As a composer, Tyler draws on his experience as an educator to craft music that is both sophisticated and geared towards student performance.

His music can currently be found published through Carl Fischer Music and Excelcia Music Publishing, LLC. His original works have been featured on Bandword Magazine’s Top 100, All-State programs as well as numerous state contest lists. As an arranger, Tyler has worked with many high school, university, and community groups. Most recently he has collaborated with the Pensacola Civic Band with commissioned works for Carl Hilding “Doc Severinsen” and vocalist Holly Shelton.

Currently, Tyler serves as the Instrumental Music Editor and exclusive composer with Excelcia Music Publishing; a publishing company based in Lakeland, Florida created by composer Larry Clark. In his spare time Tyler enjoys playing fantasy-world video games and building his own computers. He is an avid animal lover and lives in Lakeland with his 2 rabbits, Maximus and Marshmellow as well as a peach cat named Otis and an old Dog named Walter.

About Matthew Putnam

Matthew Putnam is a North Carolina native who is a band and choral director, composer, arranger, and educator. He received his B.A. in Music Education from Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. For twenty seven years he has taught music in the North Carolina public school system. He also holds professional membership in both ASCAP and NAfME. Currently, he not only is the director of bands at Polk County Middle School in Mill Spring, North Carolina, but also, he is the director of music at Bethany Baptist Church in Forest City, North Carolina. Matt was selected as the Polk County Middle School “Teacher Of The Year” for the 2018-2019 school year. Over the course of his career, he has written hundreds of custom arrangements and compositions for middle school, high school, and college bands across the country. Matt is also an active drill designer for marching bands. He is deeply devoted to music, his students, his community, and his family.

About Robert Clayson

Robert ClaysonRobert Clayson currently serves as an adjunct instructor for the Troy University School of Music. His duties at Troy University include teaching private lessons and providing instruction for the “Sound of the South” Marching Percussion Section. Mr. Clayson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Troy University in 2015 and his Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance from Indiana University in 2017.

As a performer, Mr. Clayson is an active member of several regional orchestras across the Southeastern United States, including the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, and the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, Mr. Clayson performed with the Troy University Percussion Ensemble at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention as a member of the winning ensemble in the International Percussion Ensemble Competition. He received first place in the Percussive Arts Society Marching Festival Individual Collegiate Keyboard Competition in 2013 and also received first place in the 2017 Indiana Day of Percussion Collegiate Solo Marimba Competition. In addition to these honors, he was selected as a semi-finalist in the Great Plains International Marimba Competition in 2014 and 2017. Mr. Clayson is an Innovative Percussion Artist and is a member of the Blackswamp Percussion Educator Network.