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Continental Overture

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David Gorham

David Gorham


General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 6:40
Difficulty: Grade III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $10.00

Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Eb Contra-alto Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
F Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani: G, C, F
Percussion including:

  • Bells
  • Mallets I-II
  • Xylophone
  • Chimes
  • Vibraphone (opt.)
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Crash Cymbal
  • Bass Drum



Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Singing melodies and strong rhythmic energy make this overture attractive for contest or concert use. The technical demands are limited and the scoring is always well-conceived. This young composer is making his mark in the band community with good solid writing.

-Program notes by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


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State Ratings

  • Arkansas: III
  • Kansas: IV
  • Mississippi: III
  • Oklahoma: III

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