Compositions
John McCabe

(1939 - 2015)
Aprolific composer from an early age, John McCabe had written thirteen symphonies by the time he was eleven. After studies in Manchester and Munich he embarked upon a career as a composer and virtuoso pianist, he still tours internationally as a recitalist. He has worked in almost every genre, though large-scale forms lie at the heart of his catalogue with five symphonies, fifteen concertante works and eight ballet scores to his name. Like many composers of his generation, McCabe experimented with serialism in his early career but his mature style is characterised by a dramatic post-tonalism, and vivid orchestrations.

Composition timpani and percussion requirements

Notturini ed Alba

Timpani + 5 percussion
2 octaves crotales, orchestral bass drum, 3 bongos, glockenspiel, 2 tam tams, whip, vibraphone, xylophone, Japanese wood block, guiro, guiro on stand, temple blocks, tambourine on stand, maracas, snare drum, tubular bells, clash cymbals, suspended cymbal
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Stabat Mater

Timpani + 1 percussion
Glockenspiel, whip, snare drum, tam tam
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