Sonata for Xylophone

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Thomas Pitfield

General Info

Publisher: Edition Peters
Difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 00:06:30
Cost: $16.75


Movement 1: Introduction
Movement 2: Intermezzo
Movement 3: Reel
Movement 4: Toccata




Thomas Pitfield's Sonata for Xylophone Solo has the distinction of being the first piece written for the instrument that calls for more than one mallet per hand. As such, it has a special place in the repertoire. The compositional style is playful and very tonal - and a bit repetitive.

Works for Percussion by this Composer

Concertino for Percussion and Orchestra (Pitfield) - Multiple Percussion; Orchestra
Motley Suite - Percussion Quintet
Sonata for Timpani - Timpani
Sonata for Xylophone - Xylophone
Sonatina for Multiple Percussion (Pitfield) - Multiple Percussion