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Concerto for Marimba and Band

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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


Movements

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


Instrumentation

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
Tuba
Timpani
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


Errata

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 by 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.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


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State Ratings

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Performances

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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