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Continental Overture

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David Gorham

David Gorham

General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 6:40
Difficulty: Grade III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
Eb Contra-alto 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
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Timpani: G, C, F
Percussion including:

  • Bells
  • Mallets I-II
  • Xylophone
  • Chimes
  • Vibraphone (opt.)
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Crash Cymbal
  • Bass Drum


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Singing melodies and strong rhythmic energy make this overture attractive for contest or concert use. The technical demands are limited and the scoring is always well-conceived. This young composer is making his mark in the band community with good solid writing.

-Program notes by publisher


State Ratings

  • Arkansas: III
  • Kansas: IV
  • Mississippi: III
  • Oklahoma: III


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