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News - New Percussion Concerti (2012–2014)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The past two years has seen a major growth in the number of percussion concerti being commissioned, with top soloists such as Evelyn Glennie, Colin Currie and Martin Grubinger premiering and commissioning works from Music Sales Composers. The breadth of new works in our catalogue range from those written for soloists to that such as Stewart Copeland’s which is for an entire percussion section.

Stewart CopelandPoltroons in Paradise: Concerto for Percussion Section and Orchestra (2013) Premiered in May 2014 by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Avner DormanSpices, Perfumes, Toxins! (Reduced version) (2012) Premiered by Martin Grubinger and Camerata Salzburg.
Tan Dun - Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature (2012) Premiered by Martin Grubinger and the NDR Sinfonieorchester.
Anders Koppel - Concerto for Aluphone (doubling Marimba) and Orchestra (2013) Premiered by Evelyn Glennie and Odense Symfoniorkester.
David Langman made (2013) Premiered by SO Percussion and the BBC Symphony Orchestra
Nico MuhlyDouble Standard (2012) Premiered by Colin Currie and Britten Sinfonia.
Kevin VolansChakra for 3 percussionists and orchestra (2012) Premiered by the SISU Percussion Ensemble and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra
Julia WolferiSE and fLY (2012) Premiered by Colin Currie and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Click on the work link to discover more information and view the score online. More scores are regularly being added to ScoresOnDemand.

Other works include:
Rodney BennettMarimba Concerto (1988)
BurgonCity Adventures (1996)
CoriglianoConjurer: Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra (with optional Brass) (2007
DormanFrozen in Time (2007)
Holta table of noises (2007)
Koppel - Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra (2001)
MusgraveTwo’s Company (2005)
Nørgård - For a Change (1982)
Nymangdm (2006)
ShengColors of Crimson (2004)
TowerStrike Zones (2001)
WallinDas war schön! (2006)

Recent works for percussion ensemble can be found here

Click here for a full list of works for soloist and orchestra 2012 – 2014

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