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Concerto for Three Trombones

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Derek Bourgeois

Derek Bourgeois


General Info

Year: 1977 / 2004
Duration: c. 22:00
Difficulty: VII (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Warwick Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - ₤75.00


Movements

1. Allegro moderato – Molto pesante
2. Andante maestoso
3. Presto feroce


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Trombone Trio (TTB)
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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-III-IV
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bell Tree
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone
  • Whip
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Derek Bourgeois is no stranger to the trombone community, having written a famous concerto and sonata for the instrument. This concerto for Three Trombones is an incredible showcase for the instrument. The writing is typical of Bourgeois, finding twisty technical lines interspersed with beautiful and powerful melodies.

The original composition was entitled Concerto for Three Trombones with Strings and Percussion.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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