A FIT RELIQUARY

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Piece Title : A Fit Reliquary
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Level : Senior / Graduate
Composer / Arranger : Lamb, Marvin
Composer / Arranger Details: Marvin Lamb (1946) is Professor of Music & Head of the Music Composition Program at the University of Oklahoma, where he served as Dean of the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts from 1998-2005. His music has been performed widely in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America & Japan. In addition, his orchestral works have been performed by the symphonies of Atlanta, Dallas, St. Louis, Colorado, Honolulu, the Cabrillo Festival, & recorded by the Czech Philharmonic Symphony. He has multiple awards from ASCAP, Meet the Composer, the Charles Ives Center for American Music, & held a year long fellowship in orchestral composition awarded by the Tennessee Arts Commission. His publications & recordings number over forty & his principal publisher is Carl, Fischer, Inc.}
Total Number of Percussionists Required :10+ Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble / Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Instrument / Discipline : Percussion Ensemble with Brass Quintet
Instrumentation : 4 1/3 Octave Marimba (Low A) / Bongos (Set of) / Brake Drum (x4) / Ceramic Wind Chimes / Chimes (x4) / China Cymbal (x7) / Crash Cymbals (x2) / Crotales (Set of) (x3) / Crystal Glass (x6) / Djembe / Field Drum (with snares) (x2) / French Horn / Glass Wind Chimes (x2) / Gong (x11) / Orchestra Bells (x2) / Piccolo Snare Drum / Shot Shaker / Tenor Drum (x11) / Trombone / Trumpet (x2) / Tuba / Xylophone (x5)
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : NA
Written for / Commissioned by : OU Percussion Orchestra, directed by Dr. Lance Drege
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Publisher :OU Percussion Press
Publishers Website :www.oupercussionpress.com
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In 1977 the OU Percussion Orchestra and Ensemble embarked on a project that developed into a national model for the encouragement and development of new music for percussion ensemble.  The OU Percussion Ensemble Commissioning Series regularly engages outstanding composers to write works for this medium.  The Commissioning Series is responsible for the creation of some of today`s staples in the percussion ensemble repertoire.

     In 1983 the University of Oklahoma funded the establishment of the OU Percussion Press, a non-profit extension of the percussion area. Through the Percussion Press, the commissioning series compositions plus other works expressly written for the OU Percussion Orchestra and Ensembles have been made available for purchase and performance by the world`s leading percussion ensembles. The Percussion Press` catalog numbers more than 50 works, all published in a non-profit venture as a service to the profession.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2006 /  2006
Duration :11Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :Various
Special Needs :NA
Sheet Music Available From :www.oupercussionpress.com      Check to see if in stock
Programme Notes / Performance Details :

This dramatic work for brass quintet and percussion ensemble is sure to become a standard in the mixed chamber ensemble literature. Lamb masterfully manipulates the plethora of colors found in both the brass and percussion choirs to create a unique tapestry of sound. Although the work hints at serialism the thematic material is never lost to the listener as it shifts from brass to percussion and then back again. This is a challenging piece that would work well in a variety of performance venues. Note: Bb Trumpets double Flugelhorns in Bb Trombone and Tuba double Crytsal Glass percussion instrument

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