CONCERTO

Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : Concerto
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Level : College
Composer / Arranger : Gillingham, David (1947-)
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David Gillingham earned Bachelor and Master Degrees in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the PhD in Music Theory/Composition from Michigan State University. Dr. Gillingham has an international reputation for the works he has written for band and percussion. Many of these works are now considered standards in the repertoire. His commissioning schedule dates well into the first decade of the 21st century. His numerous awards include the 1981 DeMoulin Award for Concerto for Bass Trombone and Wind Ensemble and the 1990 International Barlow Competition (Brigham Young University) for Heroes, Lost and Fallen. Dr. Gillingham`s works have been recorded by Klavier, Sony and Summit and Centaur. His works are regularly performed by nationally recognized ensembles including the Prague Radio Orchestra, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music Wind Ensemble, The University of Georgia Bands, North Texas University Wind Ensemble, Michigan State University Wind Ensemble, Oklahoma State Wind Ensemble, University of Oklahoma Wind Ensemble, Florida State Wind Ensemble, University of Florida (Miami) Wind Ensemble, University of Illinois Symphonic Band, Illinois State Wind Symphony, University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble, Indiana University Wind Ensemble and the University of Wisconsin Wind Ensemble. Also, nationally known artists, Fred Mills (Canadian Brass), Randall Hawes (Detroit Symphony) and Charles Vernon (Chicago Symphony Orchestra) have performed works by Dr. Gillingham. Over sixty of his works for band, choir, percussion, chamber ensembles, and solo instruments are published by C. Alan, Hal Leonard, Southern Music, Music for Percussion, Carl Fischer, MMB, T.U.B.A, I.T.A., and Dorn. Dr. Gillingham is a Professor of Music at Central Michigan University and the recipient of an Excellence in Teaching Award (1990), a Summer Fellowship (1991 a Research Professorship (1995), and the recently, the President?s Research Investment Fund grant for his co-authorship of a proposal to establish an International Center for New Music at Central Michigan University. He is a member of ASCAP and has been receiving the ASCAP Standard Award for Composers of Concert Music since 1996.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :10+ Percussionist(s)
Categories : Percussion Ensemble
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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
Publishers Website :www.c-alanpublications.com
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C. Alan Publications was founded in 1989 to fill a need for high-quality percussion literature.  Since that time, they have adhered to the highest standards of music integrity in the percussion music they publish.  In 1997, they added a line of concert band music to their catalogue, which continues to flourish.  More recently they added music for orchestra (youth, string and full), brass ensemble, chorus, jazz ensemble and chamber ensembles. 

In addition they are the sole distributor of 'Whole Sum Productions' percussion catalogue (WS).  Their music receives extensive exposure through performances on international concerts, clinics and conventions and is widely available on compact disc.

Year Composed / Copyright Date : /  1996
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Special Needs :4 Mallets
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Posted By : Jeff Moore    Date Posted: 23 February 2009 08:44:00 AM
Instr..1) crot., large sus., tamb. 2)bells, chimes, SD 3)xyl, 4 bongoes bells 4)vibes, temple blocks 5)vibes, woodblocks 6) mar. 7) mar., triangle 8) mar., cow bells 9) mar., large sus. 10) bass mar., large tam-tam 11) 4 congas, log drum, 5 brake drums, large sus. 12) 3 toms/sm. bass drum, log drum, 5 nipple gongs 13) 5 timp. 14) Piano Harmonic language is pandiatonic. Arpeggios built of fourths predominantly. Quintuplet, triplet rhythms versus duple divisions. The piece is in four movements: 1-Membranes, 2-Woods, 3-Metals, 4-Finale (incorporates elements and instrumental combinations of all preceding movements). Much rhythmic motion created both through dense interplay between individuals, and also by shifting meter. Moderate amount of timpani tuning changes. Four-mallet writing is very triadic. A very exciting advanced high school or undergraduate ensemble contribution.
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