Compositions

Percussion Ensemble

Endless Motion (Percussion Quartet) $15.00

 Endless Motion is a percussion ensemble quartet that includes the instrumentation of: Marimba, Vibraphone, Timpani, and Drum Set. The melodies and harmonies of the three tonal instruments, mixed with a funky groove underneath, make this solo captivating.

 

 

Forever In Love (Keyboard Percussion Quartet) $15.00

Forever In Love was originally written as a piano solo for Tommy Goddard’s wife when she walked down the aisle in their wedding. This piece was arranged for a keyboard percussion ensemble quartet that includes the instrumentation of: two Marimbas and two Vibraphones. The singable melodies and harmonies will stay in your memory for a peaceful, long time.

 

Snare Drum

The Apex (Rudimental Snare Drum Solo) $15.00

Tommy Goddard’s award-winning rudimental snare drum solo! The tempo expressions, metric modulations, intricate rhythmic phrasing, and flashy stick visuals all mixed together, make this solo unique and memorable.

 

 

Drum Set

Mr. Mustang (Drum Set Solo) $10.00

This drum set solo was designed for funky grooves and fills being performed with contrasting dynamics. Rhythms are constantly going back and forth between triple and duple time, which add complexity of syncopation. This drum set composition is dedicated to my former student, Evan Gray.

 

 

Super Sonic (Drum Set Solo) $10.00

This drum set solo was designed for grooves and fills propelled in forward motion. It focuses on feeling the rock groove followed with 16th note fills intertwined throughout. This drum set composition is dedicated to my former student, Nick Korff.

 

 

Keyboard Percussion

Whispering Wind (Marimba Solo) $10.00

Whispering Wind was written for the young four mallet keyboardist. This solo utilizes double vertical strokes, double vertical rolls, single alternating strokes. Tempo expressions are written as a point of reference, but pushing and pulling the tempo truly captures the personality of how the wind blows. The dynamic contrast and singable melodies, make this solo catchy and memorable.

 

Lugubrious Legatos (Front Ensemble) Free download – Click on the title to the left

Lugubrious Legatos was written by accident while practicing the piano.  It is a mallet keyboard exercise that utilizes legato strokes.  Legato strokes use an up and down motion, relying on the rebound of the mallet off the keyboard bar.  This short exercise is very catchy and is delightful to practice!  You may download this composition for free by clicking on the blue title above to the left.

 

Lydia’s Song (Marimba Solo) $5.00

Lydia’s Song was written as a lullaby for Tommy Goddard’s beautiful niece, Lydia. This solo was composed for the young percussionist, dealing with only simple rhythms and very few accidentals. The use of simple melodies makes this solo easily singable and memorable. Goddard’s intention was to capture the sounds that relate directly to what we think of when looking at a brand new baby: soft, sweet, delicate, fun, and beautiful.

 

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