BPP-JMCS Classics Simplified


BPP-JMCS    Classics Simplified, Easy arrangements for xylophones, diatonic marimbas, recorders and other instruments by Jon Madin and Heather McLaughlin / Book and Online Materials

Playing these pieces on homemade marimbas or Orff xylophones is a perfect way to introduce children to the classics. These paraphrases of popular classics include: A Little Night Music, Blue Danube Waltz, Brahms Lullaby, Can Can, and many more.

This book includes full performance audio tracks in MP3 format performed by Jon, Heather and friends on his own ensemble that includes homemade marimbas, recorders, and other instruments. Great fun to listen to and a great motivator for kids. Also included are full page print-ready scores for every piece in the book. These supplemental materials are included as online downloads for purchasers only.


8 A Little Night Music
10 Blue Danube Waltz
11 Brahms Lullaby
12 Can Can
14 Canon by Purcell
15 Capriccio Italien
16 Fantasie Impromptu
18 Four Seasons (Winter, Spring,
Summer, Autumn)
24 Fur Elise
26 La Donna
28 New World theme
30 Ode to Joy
32 Pachelbel Canon
33 Trumpet Voluntary
34 William Tell theme