New Marimba Music Survey 2014 published by Mark Ford

Mark Ford has asked 150 marimbists to list 1 to 4 marimba solos that were published in the last 10 years that represent the “new wave” of marimba literature. The results of that survey are at:

http://www.markfordmusic.com/new-marimba-music-survey/

What I found really telling about this list is that I only knew about 1/2 of the solos. Our generation of marimbists will probably be remembered more for how we furthered the repretoire instead of our playing but I am sure that topic is up for debate. Thanks Mark for putting this together and enjoy the list!

(updated 4/19/2015 – updated link to survey)

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