Levels 7 AVERAGE Description

1.  tonality - all keys, octatonic scale

2.  rhythm/meter - mixed divisions of /16

3.  form - addition of cadenzas

4.  style - neo-baroque, neo-classic

5.  DV - 2nd-6th 161-180 constant repeated notes; 101-120 (16ths) 3-6 strokes with little motion; 7th-8th 181-200 3-6 strokes with little motion; 8+ 120-140 with little motion

6.  SI - 181-200 4-8 consequtive strokes, no manual motion; 101-120 (16ths) 2 strokes no manual motion

7.  SA - 3rd-6th 101-120 (16ths) 1-2 wrist turns/bar; 181-200 (8ths) 3-4 wrists/bar; 7th-8th 121-160 1-2 wrists turns/bar, 161-180 no motion; 2nds 120-140 same manual, 181-200 between manuals; 8+ 121-160 some motion

8.  DL - 3rd-6th 141-160 lots of motion, 161-180 some motion, 181-200 no motion; 2nds 121-140 same manual, 161-180 between manuals; 7th-8th 96-120 lots of motion, 121-140 some motion, 141-160 no motion; 8+ 121-140 no motion

9.  3rd-6th 121-140 lots of motion, 141-160 little motion, 161-180 no motion; 2nd - 96-120 same manual, 141-160 between manuals; 7th-8th 96-120 some motion, 121-140 lots of motion; 8+ 96-120 no motion

10.  Combination strokes - non-lateral strokes 3rd-5th DV/SI 188-200; 6th-8th DV/SI 141-160; lateral/non-lateral SI/SA 141-160, DV/DL 96-120 (16ths); linear line 2nds-6ths - SI/DL/TS 141-160

11.  Independence - overlapping lateral strokes - triple strokes; awkward hand-crossing

12.  Rolls - SI 3rd-5th some manual motion; SI LH 6th-8th no motion; DL/ripple 7th-8th no movement

13.  Average Duration 4:15

Level 7 Repertoire

This is a partial list of the analyzed pieces at this level.

 

From Book

Permutation for the Advanced Marimbist by Kevin Bobo

Light

 

Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba, Vol 1 compiled by Nancy Zeltsman

Riflessi di Raggi Lunari

Amulet

 

Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba, Vol 2 compiled by Nancy Zeltsman

Sticky

Three Colors for Marimba Solo

Chorinho Picante

 

Original Solos

Michi by Keiko Abe

Two Mexican Dances, Movt 1 by Gordon Stout

Balaphuge by Kevin Bobo

Anubis by Blake Tyson

Etude No. 1 by Paul Smadbeck

Marshmellow by David Friedman

Concerto for Marimba and Orhcestra Mvt. 1 by Anders Koppel

Rotations 1 and 3:  Four Rotations for Marimba by Eric Sammut

Black Sphynix by Leander Kaiser

 

Chorales

Dearest Lord Jesus, Oh Why Doest Thou Tarry? arr. Vida Chenoweth

Jesus, I will Ponder Now arr. Vida Chenoweth