Ed Hartman Music

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Wood and Metal Works

A unique variety of music featuring marimba and vibraphone.  The music ranges from Latin to Jazz, Orchestral to World.

The River - Download

"The River" was originally released in 1986 on vinyl.  The music has found itself a home in many unusual places, including film and television programs, websites, ringtones, ambient radio programming, etc.  fThe music on this album is a combination of classical, flamenco, minimalistic, folk, acoustic, electronic and original styles.

Marimbells of Christmas

A state of the art CD and tape featuring marimba, vibraphone, bells, xylophone and percussion performing on a variety of holiday favorites. The selections include music from The Nutcracker Suite, Pachelbel's Canon, Babes in Toyland, and others. The cover design is excellent, and make a great gift!

The Lights of Christmas

This is a new holiday song featuring Cheryl Johnson on vocals.  It is in the spirit of White Christmas.  It is also available on Itunes (search "The Lights of Christmas" and Hartman).

Partita in D Minor (Click here for Sheet Music Info and PDF Link) - PDF file.

This piece, originally written in 1980 is an homage to the J. S. Bach D minor Partita.  It was the first major piece Ed created after college.  The piece is written for marimba, vibes or violin.  The piece won an honorable mention in the Percussive Arts Society Composition contest.

It is written in a classic Baroque form, in five movements: Allemande, Corrente, Sarabande, Gigue, and Chaconne. Some of the movements only require 2 mallets, while the other require four. Pedaling is left up to the performer.

This piece has been under another publisher, but is now exclusively available here!

Original Notes from the composer:

http://edhartmanmusic.com/files/partita-notes-bw3.jpg

Ed Hartman performs the piece on vibraphone (1980):

https://soundcloud.com/c-alanpublications/partita-in-d-minor

Barbara Henry performs the piece on violin (1980):

http://edhartmanmusic.com/solo_violin

The price is $15.00USD for the pdf (You will get an email after payment).

Return of the Wooden Soldiers (Click here for Sheet Music Info and PDF Link) - PDF file.

This piece is a homage to "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers"  by Leon Jessel.

It is arranged for solo xylophone and piano.  (contact Ed about an orchestral and concert band arrangement)

This piece has been under another publisher, but is now exclusively available here!

Original synthesized solo and orchestral version:

Return of the Wooden Soldiers (xyl with orch)

The price is $18.00USD for the pdf. (You will get an email after payment).