Laura Noah

Timpanist - Percussionist - Educator

Timpani/Percussion Solos
Joseph Aiello, Classic-African (1983), for timpani
John Beck, Concerto for Timpani and Percussion Ensemble (1984)
Bob Becker, Mudra (1990) 
Michael Bump, Studie I (1989), for timpani with percussion
Elliott Carter, Eight Pieces for Four Timpani, Saëta and March (1968)
Michael Daugherty, Raise the Roof (2003), timpani concerto
Roshanne Etezady, Mr. Saturday Night (1998), timpani
Cynthia Miller, Elegy (September 11, 2001), for solo percussion
William Price, Sans Titre IV (2004), for solo timpani and percussion
John Serry, Therapy (1975, revised 1987), for multiple percussion
Iannis Xenakis, Rebonds (1987-89), pour percussion solo


Marimba/Vibraphone/Xylophone Solos
Keiko Abe, Michi (1979), for solo marimba
Keiko Abe, Dream of the Cherry Blossoms (1984), for solo marimba
J.S. Bach, Partita for Violin Solo No. 1 in B minor: Bourreé (1720); adapted for marimba
Paul Creston, Concertino for Marimba (1940)
Claude Debussy, arr. T. Miller, Claire de lune, for vibraphone
George Hamilton Green, arr. Bob Becker, Cross Corners (1924, arr. 1990), for xylophone solo
Rich O’Meara, Restless (1982), marimba
J. Pachelbel; arr. Andrew Beall, Canon in D (2002), for solo marimba
Paul Smadbeck, Rhythm Song (1981), marimba
Andrew Thomas, Merlin (1985), marimba


Chamber Ensemble
Bela Bartok, Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (1937)
Michael Bump, Three Pieces for Two Pairs of Timpani (1989)
Marius Constant, 14 Stations pour un percussionniste et six instruments (1971)
Christopher Deane, Vespertine Formations (2003), marimba quartet
** Harold Farberman, Early Hudson Valley Scenes (2003), percussion ensemble
Frederick Fox, Shaking the Pumpkin (1988), for mixed ensemble
Kirk J. Gay, Fear Cage (2009), duet for timpani and audio soundscape
Philip Glass, Prelude to Endgame (1984), duet for double bass and timpani
* Philip Glass; arr. Nico Muhilly, Concerto Fantasy for two timpanists and two pianists
Bob Haggart; arr. Jonathan Haas, Big Noise from Winnetka, trio for timpani, vibraphone and drum set
Renaldo Hahn, 7 Chansons grisesL’Heure exquise (The Hour of Dreaming) (1887–1890), adapted for marimba and double bass
Dave Hollinden, Surface Tension (1993), for two percussionists
*Brian Joyce, Song of Robert Burns (2010), mixed chamber ensemble
Kerryn Joyce, DTKT  (2006)
Kerryn Joyce, Tank Girl (2003), marimba and vibraphone
William Kraft, Encounters III: Duel for Trumpet and Percussion (1973)
Àskell Másson, Rhythm Strip (1997), snare drum duet
Olivier Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques (195-56), pour piano solo et petit orchestra
*Cynthia Miller, Skin Meat Bones (2003), for soprano, Bb clarinet, and marimba
** Russell Nadel, Dodici (2002), for mixed chamber ensemble
Vincent Persichetti, King Lear, Op. 35 (1948), septet for woodwind quintet, timpani and piano
André and Jacques Philidor; arr. Dieter Dyk, Marsch für zwei Paar Kesselpauken (1683)
* Matthew Scott Phillips, Meditation (2011) for flute and congas
Astor Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango (1986), flute and guitar, adapted for flute and marimba
William Price, Hardboiled (Red Harvest) (2009), mixed chamber ensemble.
Steve Reich, Music for Pieces of Wood (1973), for claves
Dave Samuels, Sunset Glow (1979), for marimba and vibraphone
Emmanuel Séjourné, Akadinda Trio (2000), marimba trio
Emmanuel Séjourné  Losa (1999) for vibraphone and marimba
Michael Slayton, Fantasy and Fugue (homage a Bartok) (2002), for two pianos and percussion instruments
Karlheinz Stockhausen, Schlagtrio (1977), for piano and two timpanists
Tobin Stokes, El Sol del Sur (1996), two piano/two percussion
Billy Strayhorn; arr. Lepak, Take the “A” Train (1941), for vibraphone and marimba ensemble
Andrew Thomas, Hexengeheule (Witchhowl) (1987), marimba and timpani duet
Nigel Westlake, Omphalo Centric Lecture (1984), for marimba quartet
* Premiered works  **World Premiere