Vilabella March

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Kenneth S. Williams (ed. Alfred Reed)

General Info

Year: 1970
Duration: c. 3:05
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: University of Miami Music Publications
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Condensed Score
C Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
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 Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A unique concert march, Vilabella was written while Williams was living in Houston and was originally titled Houston on the Move. When it was submitted to University of Miami Music Publications in 1970, Alfred Reed suggested a less regional title with a Spanish sound, since the work has a slight, but distinct, Spanish flavor. Williams agreed, Reed made some minor textual changes -- selecting the title from the name of a street in Coral Gables, Florida -- and “Vilabella” has continued to climb in the popularity polls ever since.

- Program Note from U.S. Marine Band concert program, 29 July 2021


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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