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Concerto for Marimba and Wind Orchestra

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Emmanuel Séjourné

Emmanuel Séjourné (arr. Jordan Gudefin)


General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Musikkforlagene
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - Rental   |   Score Only (print) - $30.00


Movements

1. Tempo souple
2. Rhythmique energique


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
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
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Tam-Tam
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Emmanuel Sejourne has received awards for his incidental music for staged dramas, as well as musical comedies, film scores and ballets. He has taken part in numerous international festivals, several of which have commissioned works from him. One such work was commissioned by the marimba virtuoso Bogdan Bácanu, to whom it is dedicated, and who introduced it with the Salzburg Solisten at the International Marimba Competition in Linz in 2006.

The concerto, which was quickly taken up by marimba virtuosi and pedagogues, was originally written for a small string orchestra and comprises two movements, marked, respectively, Tempo souple and Rhythmique énergique. The wind orchestra transcription was adapted by Jordan Gudefin.

- Program Note from Capitol Symphonic Winds concert program, 9 May 2018


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Fox Valley Concert Band (St. Charles, Ill.) (Colin Holman, conductor; Nathaniel Holman, marimba) – 5 May 2019
  • Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.) Symphonic Band (Timothy Yontz, conductor; Nathan Holman, marimba) – 2 March 2019
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis) Wind Ensemble (Chris Chapman, conductor; Jade Hails, marimba) – 2 December 2018
  • Capitol Symphonic Winds (Hartford, Conn.) (Gary L. Partridge, conductor; Brett Berardi, marimba) – 9 May 2018
  • Unidentified Korean ensemble and soloist – 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


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