Theresa Martin

A passion for music

City of Ambition for Full Orchestra

Instrumentation

2 Flutes

Piccolo

2 Oboes

English Horn

2 Clarinets in Bb

Bass Clarinet

2 Bassoons

Contrabassoon

4 Horns in F

2 Trumpets in C

2 Tenor Trombones

Bass Trombone

Tuba

Timpani (5)

3 Percussion

Piano (Doubles on Celesta)

Harp

Strings 

Percussion Requirements

Mvt. I

1) Marimba, Vibraphone, Tambourine, Congas (3), Bongo drum

2) Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Med. Sus. Cym., Small Bass Drum, Temple Blocks (5), Toms (3: high, med., low)

3) Med. and Large Suspended Cymbals, Toms (2:high, low), 2 Brake Drums (high, low), Small and Large Bass Drums, Med. Triangle

Mvt. II

1) Vibraphone

2) Crotales, Glockenspiel

3) Wind Chimes (glass, if possible), Small Triangle, Tambourine, Sleigh Bells (mounted on a string, if possible)

Mvt. III

1) "Junk" metals, choose 6 and arrange in ascending order

(Examples: Large Tin Can, Large Cowbell, Medium Steel Mixing Bowl, Metal Pipes, High-pitched metal objects, Brake Drums, Anvil, Steel Plates)

*Use very hard plastic mallets or xylophone mallets.

2) Xylophone (hard rubber mallets), Glockenspiel (hard plastic mallets), Chimes, Medium Chinese Cymbal (with drumstick), 10" Splash Cymbal (with drumstick)

3)Bass Drum, Med. Suspended Cymbal, Crank Ratchet, Small 6" Triangle, Djembe, Congas (Low, High)