Concertos, Large Works, and Rentals

Concerto for Five Timpani and Orchestra Op. 31

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This concerto is destined to become one of the most important and often-performed works in the solo timpani literature. Although it was composed and premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra in the 1960s, it has been unpublished and unavailable until it was “rescued” by Leigh Howard Stevens (at the composer’s request).

This concerto is destined to become one of the most important and often-performed works in the solo timpani literature. Although it was composed and premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra in the 1960s, it has been unpublished and unavailable until it was “rescued” by Leigh Howard Stevens (at the composer’s request).

Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra

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Winner of what may have been the earliest marimba composition contest ever held, the Sarmientos was premiered by Vida Chenoweth in 1957. A three-movement work of great vitality with Guatemalan-influenced rhythms and melodies, it is performable by any good collegiate marimbist.

Winner of what may have been the earliest marimba composition contest ever held, the Sarmientos was premiered by Vida Chenoweth in 1957. A three-movement work of great vitality with Guatemalan-influenced rhythms and melodies, it is performable by any good collegiate marimbist.

Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra

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Juilliard composition and theory faculty member Eric Ewazen has written what many consider to be “The Great American Marimba Concerto”. Only time will tell if these appraisals are correct, but everyone who hears it agrees that it is a work of great beauty and excitement.

Juilliard composition and theory faculty member Eric Ewazen has written what many consider to be “The Great American Marimba Concerto”. Only time will tell if these appraisals are correct, but everyone who hears it agrees that it is a work of great beauty and excitement.

Concerto for Marimba and Wind Ensemble (Eric Ewazen/arr. Virginia Allen)

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Juilliard composition and theory faculty member Eric Ewazen has written what many consider to be “The Great American Marimba Concerto”. Only time will tell if these appraisals are correct, but everyone who hears it agrees that it is a work of great beauty and excitement.

Juilliard composition and theory faculty member Eric Ewazen has written what many consider to be “The Great American Marimba Concerto”. Only time will tell if these appraisals are correct, but everyone who hears it agrees that it is a work of great beauty and excitement.

Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra

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For 1 multi-percussion player and orchestra. Instrumentation includes: 3.0 vibraphone, 3 small roto-toms, 5 tom-toms, 2 contrasting low-high steel pipes, kick drum and a large suspended cymbal.

For 1 multi-percussion player and orchestra. Instrumentation includes: 3.0 vibraphone, 3 small roto-toms, 5 tom-toms, 2 contrasting low-high steel pipes, kick drum and a large suspended cymbal.

Dragon of Wyckham

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A concerto for marimba and band.”Dragon” is more atmospheric, featuring a portentous, ominous opening Adagio, and an Allegro that alternates dark drama with dazzling and climactic moments of triumph.

A concerto for marimba and band.”Dragon” is more atmospheric, featuring a portentous, ominous opening Adagio, and an Allegro that alternates dark drama with dazzling and climactic moments of triumph.

Duo Concertante

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This 19-minute piece for two marimbas and wind ensemble was written for two advanced marimba players. In a theme and variations format it explores the musical and textural relationship between the marimbas and wind ensemble.

This 19-minute piece for two marimbas and wind ensemble was written for two advanced marimba players. In a theme and variations format it explores the musical and textural relationship between the marimbas and wind ensemble.

Hermes (Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra)

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Hermes is a virtuostic showpiece for the advanced timpanist. It is one of the few large-scale works that feature the timpanist. Each of the four movements depict an aspect of the ancient Greek god Hermes. Also available as piano reduction.

Hermes is a virtuostic showpiece for the advanced timpanist. It is one of the few large-scale works that feature the timpanist. Each of the four movements depict an aspect of the ancient Greek god Hermes. Also available as piano reduction.

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