Concerto for Viola, Cello & Orchestra

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Concerto for Viola, Cello & Orchestra

Arranger/Composer: 

Gillingham, David R.

Item Code:
14640
Publisher: 
C. Alan Publications

The concerto seeks to exploit the timbre and tessitura of both the viola and the cello while enhancing that partnership with the multiple timbres of the orchestra. The first movement themes are lyrical, somber and reflective, while the second movement features a passionate theme consisting of falling sevenths. The final movement is dance-like and reflects a rather magical and whimsical mood. After an extended cadenza for the viola and cello, a spirited coda aptly ends the work.

Grade Level: 5
Copyright: 2007
Number of Players: Standard + 2
Duration: 21:45

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Sample PDF

  • violaconc-orch.pdf
  • Instrumentation

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

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

    Timpani
    Percussion 1 (Bells, Xylophone, Brake Drum, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbal)
    Percussion 2 (Vibraphone, Xylophone, Crotales, Crash Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal, Tambourine)
    Percussion 3 (5-octave Marimba, Hi-Hat, 4 Concert Toms, Tam-Tam, Bass Drum, Brake Drum)

    Piano

    Solo Viola
    Solo Cello

    Violin I
    Violin II
    Viola
    Cello
    Bass