Concertino for 4 Percussion & Orchestra

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Item Code:
02874
Composer: 
Gillingham, David R.
Publisher: 
C. Alan Publications

This Concertino or "small concerto" seeks to exploit keyboard, membrane, and auxiliary percussion instruments with the marimbas, xylophone, timpani, vibraphone, and bass drums as the featured instruments, assisted by crash cymbals, suspended cymbal, tam-tam, bells, chimes, triangle, and hi-hat to enhance both the ensemble and the solo instruments.

Grade Level: 5
Copyright: 2006
Number of Players: Standard + 4
Duration: 9:30

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Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute 1/2
Oboe 1/2
Clarinet 1/2 in Bb
Bassoon 1/2

Trumpet 1/2 in C
Trumpet 3 in C
Horn 1/3
Horn 2/4
Trombone 1/2
Trombone 3
Bass Trombone
Tuba

Harp

Solo Percussion 1 (timpani, bells, crash cymbal, suspended cymbal, bass drums, tam-tam)
Solo Percussion 2 (4.3 octave marimba, xylophone, tam-tam)
Solo Percussion 3 (4.3 octave marimba, hi-hat)
Solo Percussion 4 (vibraphone, chimes, triangle, bass drums)

Violin I
Violin II
Viola
Violoncello
Contrabass