For Concert Band

Valerie Coleman

Full Score - Study
Performing Ensemble: Concert Band
Instrumentation: 1 Piccolo, 3 Flute 1, 3 Flute 2, 3 Flute 3, 1 Oboe 1, 1 Oboe 2, 1 Clarinet in Eb, 3 Clarinets 1 in Bb, 3 Clarinets 2 in Bb, 3 Clarinets 3 in Bb, 2 Bass Clarinet in Bb/Contrabass Clarinet in Bb, 1 Bassoon 1, 1 Bassoon 2, 1 Contrabassoon, 1 Soprano Saxophon
Item Number: 115-40207F
Number of Pages: 40
Duration: :07:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

Founder of the Grammy Award-winning wind quintet Imani Winds, the revered Valerie Coleman gives us a sophisticated, beguiling work for wind band, meant to depict the language of the Romani people. Their traditions, their language (Roma), legends, and music stretch all over the globe, from the Middle East, the Mediterranean region, and the Iberian peninsula, across the ocean to the Americas. Roma is a tribute to that culture, in five descriptive themes, as told through the eyes and hearts of Romani women everywhere: "Romani Woman," "Mystic," "Youth," "Trickster," and "History." The melodies and rhythms are a fusion of styles and cultures: Malague?


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Roma - Part(s)
Roma - Score and Part(s)
Roma - Full Score - Large

Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the College Band Directors National Association
Duration 7:00