Metallephonic Remix (tuba and wind band)
Instrumentation: Solo and Wind Band Instruments: Tuba
Daniel Nelson's tuba concerto Metallephonic was written for the Nordic Chamber Orchestra and Baadsvik. According to composer Nelson, who was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, the idea to the music was born when he was listening to Beethoven.
3 Flutes (3rd doubling piccolo)
1st Clarinets in Bb (2 players)
2nd Clarinets in Bb (2 players)
3rd Clarinets in Bb (2 players)
Bass Clarinet in Bb
Contrabass clarinet Bb
Soprano saxophone in Bb
Alto saxophone in Eb
Tenor saxophone in Bb
Baritone saxophone in Eb
2 Horns in F
2 Trumpets in C
Percussion (2 players)*
- scrap metal (3 pieces: high, medium, low - all dry pitch) - small triangle - suspended cymbal (medium) - small maracas - tam-tam (low) - crotale (d’’) - glockenspiel - vibraphone - bass drum w/foot pedal - gran cassa (low) - timpani
Electric guitar (with EFX/Distortion box and volume pedal) Specific effects are left to the discretion of the player based on general remarks in score and part. (Guitar floor amplifier)
Electric bass (with volume pedal) Due to frequent glissandi, it is prefered that a fretless bass is used in movements 2 and 4 while a fretted bass is used in the remaining movements. (Bass floor amplifier)
Piano doubling Celesta
The original Metallëphônic was commissioned by the Sundsvall Chamber Orchestra Metallëphônic was written for and premiered by tubaist Øystein Baadsvik.
Original instrumentation: 2 Flutes (alt. picc.), 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, Percussion, Electric guitar, Electric bass, Piano & Celesta, Tuba solo, Strings.
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