Sonata for Marimba and Band
Sonata for Marimba and Band [notes from composer Peter Tanner]
“was composed in 1957, emanating from an assignment in modal writing by
Alan Hovhaness with whom I was studying at the time.
The first performance was given by Mitchell Peters, a fellow student at the
Eastman School of Music, and now principal percussionist of the Los Angeles
... The Finale is a rapid-fire rondo based on a repeating note figure in the
Near the end there is a cadenza which leads to a grandioso conclusion.
Recorded 1993/3/6, William Toland conducting.
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