Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : Sonata for Horn and Marimba
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Level : Junior / Senior
Composer / Arranger : Taylor, Charles (b. 1959)
Composer / Arranger Details:

Charles Taylor has been actively composing since high school. He attended The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, studying with Joseph Schwantner, Warren Benson, and Samuel Adler. Since then, he has been composing chamber music, choral music, many songs, and musical theater. He lives in Rochester with his wife, Dawn, and two children, Julie and Heather.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Instrument / Discipline : Marimba and Horn Duet
Instrumentation : 4 1/3 Octave Marimba (Low A) / French Horn
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : Horn in F, Marimba (4.3-octave)
Written for / Commissioned by : Christopher & Leslie Norton
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 C Alan Publications
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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
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Publisher Details :

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 :1986 /  1991
Duration :15Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
Special Needs :NA
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Programme Notes / Performance Details :

The Sonata for Horn and Marimba was commissioned in 1986 by Christopher and Leslie Norton, who were looking to expand their limited repertoire for this combination. The sonata is a major chamber work, showing off the technical and interpretive skills of the performers.

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Posted By : Jeff Moore    Date Posted: 26 February 2009 05:59:00 AM
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