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Gainsborough by Thomas Gauger

Model # 03774867 By: Southern Music Company
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  • Overview

    • Highly Melodic Percussion Quintet
    • Playful Textures
    • Appealing Tonality
    • Difficulty: Medium +
    • Duration: 12:00
    • Texas UIL PML Grade 1 Ensemble
  • Item Details

    Gainsborough by Thomas Gauger is a highly melodic, very popular percussion quintet written in three movements. This piece has been performed all over the world and remains a favorite because of its playful textures, demanding parts (especially for the time), and appealing tonality.

    The first movement is a spritely dance in 9/8 that mostly features quick lines between two marimbas, with interruptions from the timpani and battery percussionists.

    The slow, hesitant second movement has a more modal and metallic sound, highlighting the bells and vibraphone. A jazzy recitative appears in the middle of this movement.

    The final movement is quick and rhythmically active with a healthy amount of call-and-response between different sections. It moves through several different styles, finishing with a flourish.

    Difficulty: Medium +

    Duration: 12:00


    • Player I: Marimba, Vibraphone, Triangle
    • Player II: Marimba, Bass Drum, Vibraphone, Bells
    • Player III: Snare Drum, Gong
    • Player 4: Timpani (4)
    • Player 5: Bass Drum with Attached Cymbal, Crash Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal

    Gainsborough is a grade 1 ensemble on the Texas UIL Prescribed Music List. This piece includes a full score and individual parts.

  • Specifications

    Name Gainsborough by Thomas Gauger
    Brand Southern Music Company
    Model # 03774867
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 118440 not found]
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    DifficultyMedium +
    Number of Mallets5
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    Author/ComposerGauger, Tom
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    State ListIndiana (Group I), Texas (Grade 1), Florida (Grade 6), Missouri (Grade A), Ohio (Class A), Pennsylvania (Level VI)
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