Reference marimba solos are provided for each difficulty rating.
- Note: Do not choose repertoire based on difficulty alone. There is value in learning, rehearsing, and performing percussion literature both below and above your level of skill/experience.
I - Novice Level: e.g. Yellow After the Rain, Ghost Garden, Sea Refractions
II - Developing Level: e.g. Strive to be Happy, Katamiya, Rhythm Song
III - Intermediate Level: e.g. Land, Four Rotations, Frogs
IV - Proficient Level: e.g. Two Mexican Dances, Polaris, Over the Rainbow (arr. Oetomo)
V - Advanced Level: e.g. October Night, Etude in E Minor (Cheung), Variations on Lost Love
VI - Artist Level: e.g. Reflections on the Nature of Water, Northern Lights, Marimba Spiritual
VII - Virtuoso Level: e.g. Velocities, Khan Variations, Merlin