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Concerto for Marimba and Band (Long)

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David J. Long

David J. Long

General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 29:10
Difficulty: VI (solo); IV (ensemble) (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $180.00   |   Score Only (print) - $60.00


1. Movement 1 – 10:35
2. Movement 2 – 9:20
3. Movement 3 – 9:15


Full Score
Solo Marimba (4.3 octaves)
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
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
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbals (2)
  • Tam-tam
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

David Long has written a difficult, but idiomatic, solo part with ensemble parts playable by a high school band. The piece features beautiful melodies and harmonic language coupled with driving rhythms.

- Program Note from publisher

Concerto for Marimba and Band was commissioned by Cort McClaren, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Charles Murph, Greensboro Concert Band, Greensboro, N.C., and Thomas Jenner, Enloe High School, Raleigh, N.C.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Greensboro (N.C.) Concert Band (Laura Franklin, Nathan Daughtrey, Cort McClaren, marimba) – 1998 *Premiere Performance (Entirety)*
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro Wind Ensemble (John R. Locke, conductor; Danny Frye, marimba) – 1997 *Premiere Performance (Movement 3)*

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