Feeling Better for Marimba Solo - 3 Min.; 2-Mallet-Solo for 4-Octave-Marimba, written for Gabriella Reyna; intermediate
Feeling Better (2015) is a two mallet solo scored for 4.0 octave marimba. I composed the piece for Gabriella Reyna, a former student of mine at Baylor University. Here is a recording of Gabby performing the piece:
Here is a recording of Gabby performing the piece
Feeling Better might be the most expansive piece in my catalogue in terms of its reach. I can envision beginners using the piece to work out technical and expressive elements, and professionals playing the piece as a meditative, simple moment in an otherwise heavy program.