(1913 - 1998)
George Walter Selwyn Lloyd (28 June 1913 – 3 July 1998) was a British composer. Lloyd's works include 12 symphonies and four piano concertos, two violin concertos and a cello concerto. For his three operas, Lloyd's father wrote the libretti. Lloyd also wrote four works for brass band: Royal Parks, Diversions on a Bass Theme, English Heritage and Kings Messenger. He wrote the official ship's march for the Royal Marine Band on HMS Trinidad, and later arranged the work for orchestra and for brass band. He also wrote a work for wind band: Forest of Arden. His choral-orchestral works include Pervigilium Veneris (The Vigil of Venus), A Litany and A Symphonic Mass. His chamber-works include music for solo and duet piano, brass quintet, and works for violin and piano.
Composition timpani and percussion requirements
Symphony No. 9
Timpani + 4 percussion
Timpani: 32/30/28 or 32/29/26
Glockenspiel, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Tam-tam, Tubular Bells (Bb3, F#4, A, B, C#5, D#, F#) 2x Xylophones, Marimba