Concerto for Piccolo and Wind Ensemble

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Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton (orch. Randol Alan Bass)

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General Info

Year: 1992 / 2005
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piccolo and Chamber Orchestra
Publisher: Meridian Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - Rental


1. Fast
2. Slow, expressive
3. Fast and light


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Program Notes

Concerto for Piccolo and Wind Ensemble (1992) was written for Susan Greenberg, former flute and piccolo with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and was premiered at the Twentieth Annual National Flute Association Convention on August 23, 1992 in Los Angeles, with the composer conducting the orchestra.

The three-movement concerto was written with the intention of exploiting the instrument’s entire range, as well as its full technical and expressive capabilities. The first movement features the virtuosic technical capacity of the piccolo, while the aria-like quality of the second movement highlights its lyrical abilities. The last movement is energetic and joyful, and again highlights the virtuosic prowess of the instrument and soloist

- Program Note from the University of North Texas Symphonic Band concert program, 21 March 2019


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  • New England Conservatory (Boston, Mass.) Wind Ensemble (Charles Peltz, conductor; Megan Trach, piccolo) - 17 February 2022
  • University of North Texas (Denton) Symphonic Band (Dennis Fisher, conductor; Mary Karen Clardy, piccolo) – 21 March 2019

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