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Cornucopia of Rounds

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David Avshalomov

David Avshalomov

General Info

Year: 1976-80
Duration: 12:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Raven Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $185.00; (digital) - $87.00   |   Score Only (print) - $35.00; (digital) - $22.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra-Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Trombones I-II-III
Harp (optional)
Cello (optional)
String Bass
Percussion (5-7 players), including:

  • Anvil (or brake drum) (optional)
  • Bass Drum
  • Bongos
  • Chimes
  • Claves
  • Cork-pop
  • Cowbell (large)
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Field Drum
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Guiro
  • Maracas
  • Marimba
  • Police Whistle (high) (or referee’s/marching whistle)
  • Ratchet
  • Roto-toms (4)
  • Sandpaper
  • Slapstick
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Sock Cymbal
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-tams (2; small and huge)
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks (5)
  • Tenor Drum
  • Timbales
  • Tom-toms (4)
  • Triangle(s)
  • Vibraphone
  • Vibraslap
  • Wood Block
  • Wood Slit Drums (4) (optional)
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A wild extreme-variation fantasia, making a chopped salad out of 7 different rounds presented in different keys, through every kind of wacky distortion, manipulation, and agglomeration. Huge cosmic ending. (The Coda is also used to end the composer's Lifeboat Variations).

- Condensed Program Note by composer

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