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China West Suite

For Marimba and Piano

By Chen Yi

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China West Suite (For Marimba and Piano). Composed by Chen Yi (1953-). For Marimba and Piano. Advanced. Duration 13:00. Theodore Presser Company #114-41346. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.114413460).

Originally written for two pianos and then transcribed for band, popular composer Chen Yi's successful China West Suite is now available for marimba and piano. Commissioned by Ithaca College professor Jeffery Meyer, China West Suite is a perfect recital piece that explores a variety of folk songs from the China West region in four movements, each named for a different group of people. Marimba players will appreciate this significant new addition to their instrument's catalog from one of the world's leading composers.