Percussion Solos

Composer Title Instrumentation
Alvarez, Javier Tezmacal marcas and tape
Akiho, Andy Stop Speaking snare drum and playback
Andriessen, Louis Woodpecker marimba and tuned woodblocks
Aperghis, Georges Le Corps á Corps zarb and voice
Aperghis, Georges Grafittis multipercussion
Babbitt, Milton Homily snare drum
Balter, Marcos Descraga multi percussion
Beall, Andy Seven to Queens timpani solo
Beeson, Sean Prometheus Rapture snare drum and orchestra (or piano)
Benson, Warren Three Dances Snare Drum
Bobo, Kevin Two Dances for Snare Drum Snare Drum
Cage, John 27’10.554″ for a percussionist Indeterminate
Cage, John Child of Tree Plant materials
Cage, John composed Improvisation for Snare Drum snare drum
Cage, John One4 drumset
Cahn, Bill Raga No. 1 Timpani
Cangelosi, Casey Glamour multi percussion
Carter, Elliott 8 Pieces for Four Timpani Timpani
Colgrass, Michael Te Tuma Te Papa Bongos, Conga, Bass Drum, Marimba, Djembe, Temple Bowls, Prepared Piano, Wood Block, Cowbell, Stainless Steel Kitchen Bowls, Triangle, Piccolo Wood Block, Suspended Cymbal, Vibraphone, Crotales, Cymbal, Gong
Davis, Nathan Simple Songs of Birth and Return mbira and electronics
Dillon, James Expanded Drumset
Dillon, James La Coupure multipercussion and live electronics
Early, Michael raingutter multipercussion
Eötvös, Peter Psalm 151 (in memoriam Frank Zappa) bass drum, gong
Feldman, Morton The King of Denmark Indeterminat – gongs, vibraphone, crotales, drums required
Ferneyhough, Brian Bone Alphabet Instruments you can fit in a suitcase
Finley, Benjamin Blade snare, tom, kick, 3 metals
Finnissy, Michael Hinomi Bongos, Wood Blocks, Gongs, Bass Drum, Snare Drum
Ford, Andrew Composition in Blue, Grey and Pink 5 Drums
Glass, Philip 1 + 1 amplified table
Globokar, Vinko Toucher 7 Found Instruments
Gordon, Michael XY Toms, Bongos
Gottry, Josh Toy Box multiple small instruments
Greenstein, Judd We Shall Be Turned multipercussion
Grosso, Cheryl Homage in Metal Gongs, Almglocken
Hollinden, Dave Cold Pressed Toms, Kick drum, Woodblocks, Cowbells, Crotales
Hollinden, Dave Six Ideas for Snare, Bass, and Cymbal small drumset
Ishii, Maki Thirteen Drums 13 Drums
Jacoby, Derek Percussion Thing multipercussion
Kahlua, Compaigne Ceci n’est pas une balle Body Percussion with tape
Kitasume, Michio Side by Side Toms, Kick Drum, congas, Bongos
Kopetzki, Eckhard Canned Heat Drums and metals
Kopetzki, Eckhard Concert Suite for Snare Drum Snare Drum
Kraft, William French Suite Toms, Cymbals
Kraft, William English Suite Toms, Cymbals
Lachenmann, Helmut Interieur Marimba, Vibes, Toms, Cymbals
Lang, David The Anvil Chorus Metals, Various Foot Pedals
Lang, David Scraping Song Guiros, metals
Lang, David Unchained Melody glockenspeil and percussion
Lewis, George North Star Boogaloo multipercussion and tape
Liang, Lei Dialectal Percussions multipercussion
Martincziow, Nikolas Impressions Snare Drum, Two Toms
Martincziow, Nikolas Tchik Snare Drum
Mason, Askell Prim Snare Drum
Mortensen, Gert March Cadenza Snare Drum
Muhly, Nico It’s About Time multipercussion
Norgard, Per  I Ching Very large setup
Norgard, Per Waves multipercussion
Novotney, Eugene A Minute of News Snare Drum
Orfaly, Alex Rhapsody No. 2 Timpani
Pereira, Joe Colored Shadows Timpani with live electronics
Peyton, Jeffrey The Final Precipice timpani with tape
Piché, Jean Steal the Thunder timpani, gongs, tape
Psathas, John One Study One Summary Marimba, Junk percussion, sound files
Psathas, John Planet Damnation Timpani solo with Orchestra
Psathas, John Psyzygysm Percussion Solo with Orchestra
Reynolds, Roger Watershed multipercussion with or without live electronics
Rojahn, Rudolf Excavation timpani
Rojahn, Rudolf Small Machine multipercussion
Rojahn, Rudolf Deus ex Machina multipercussion
Rouse, Christopher Mime snare drum
Rzewski, Frederick To the Earth Flower Pots, spoken voice
Saariaho, Kaija Six Japanese Gardens Percussion and Electronics
Schwantner, Joseph Concerto for Percussion Large Setup with orchestra
Smith, Sylvia The Noble Snare, volumes 1-4 snare drum
Smith, Stuart Saunders Blue Too Drum Set
Smith, Stuart Saunders And Points North
Smith, Stuart Saunders By Language Embellished I Household Stuff
Smith, Stuart Saunders Songs I-IX small household instruments and acting
Snowden, Steven Long Distance solo percussion and electronics
Staniland, Andrew Orion Constellation Theory snare drum and electronics
Stockhausen, Karlheinz Zyklus Marimbs, Vibes, Toms, Cymbals, Gong
Tagawa, Rick Inspirations Diabolique Bass Drum, Cymbals, Snare Drum, Bongos
Tompkins, Joe March Snare drum and kick bass drum
TV, Jacob GRAB IT! marimba, wood blocks, toms, cymbal BD with tape
Volans, Kevin She Who Sleeps with a Small Blanket Toms, Bongos, Congas, marimba
Volans, Kevin Asanga drums
Wahlund, Ben The Whimsical Nature of Small Particle Physics snare drum and tape
Westlake, Nigel Fabian Theory marimba, drums, digital delay
Williams, Jan Variations for Solo Kettledrums Timpani
Woods, James Rogosanti Congas, Woods, Bass Drum, Glock, Metals, Voice
Wuorinen, Charles Janissary Music Marimba, Vibes, Toms, Bass Drum, Metals, Woods
Xenakis, Iannis Psappha Bass Drums, Toms, Bongos, Metals, Wood Blocks
Xenakis, Iannis Rebonds Bass Drum, Congas, Bongos, 5 Woodblocks
Zivkovic, Neboja Pezzo da Concerto snare drum
Zubow, Zach Hiking the Cascade Creek Trail 9 non-resonant found objects