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Roberto Sierra

Roberto Sierra (trans. Mark Davis Scatterday)

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General Info

Year: 1996 / 2010
Duration: c. 5:20
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Subito Music Corp.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $100.00   |   Score Only (print) - $24.95


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Transcribed for wind ensemble by Mark Scatterday of Eastman School of Music, Alegría (happiness) was inspired by the playful mood and 6/8 meter pattern often found in music from Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. Out of a simple pulse and simple folk-like tunes evolve a complex web of harmonies and rhythmic interactions that oftentimes dissolve into a fast vortex of sound, to resume again to the initial playful mood. The harmonies too follow a similar path of evolution: from simple consonances to colorful dissonances.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) Wind Ensemble (Seth Davis, conductor) -- 4 December 2023
  • University of Illinois (Champaign) Wind Orchestra (Jason Gardner, conductor) – 15 October 2017

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Sierra, R.; Scatterday, M. (2010). Alegría [score]. Subito Music: [s.l.].