Compositions
Stephen Albert

(1941 - 1992)
Stephen Albert was born in New York City on February 6, 1941. His first musical instruments were the piano, French horn, and trumpet. At age 15, he began his composition studies with Elie Siegmeister. Two years later, he enrolled at Eastman School of Music and studied with Bernard Rogers. Later studies were in Stockholm, at the Philadelphia Musical Academy and at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1985 until 1988, he served as composer-in-residence with the Seattle Symphony. He also received commissions from the Seattle, Baltimore, Pittsburg, National and Chicago symphonies, The Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and the Library of Congress. From 1988 until his December 1992 death in a tragic car accident, he served as a professor of composition at the Juilliard School of Music.

Composition timpani and percussion requirements

Flower of the Mountain

Timpani + 2 percussion
Small triangle, glockenspiel, vibraphone, xylophone
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Into Eclipse

Timpani + 4 percussion + celeste
Vibraphone, xylophone, marimba, tubular bells, antique cymbals, glockenspiel, roto toms x 4, snare drum, orchestral bass drum, large gong, celeste
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RiverRun

Timpani + 2 percussion
2 vibraphones, xylophone, clash cymbals, triangle, glockenspiel, gong, tubular bells, orchestral bass drum
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Sun's Heat

Timpani + 1 percussion
Orchestral bass drum, tubular bells, vibraphone, glockenspiel
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Symphony No 2

Timpani + 2 percussion
Orchestral bass drum, tubular bells, glockenspiel, snare drum, suspended cymbal, triangle, vibraphone, wood block, xylophone
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