Colossus by Larry Clark. For concert band (flute, oboe (opt. flute 2), clarinet in Bb, bass clarinet in Bb (opt. euphonium t.c. in Bb), alto saxophone in Eb, tenor saxophone in Bb, baritone saxophone in Eb, trumpet in Bb, alternate horn in F, horn in F, alternate trombone, trombone, euphonium b.c.). Premiere Performance Series. Score and parts. Duration 2 minutes, 57 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.PPS17).
A fanfare-like piece that makes even the youngest of players sound advanced beyond their abilities. Its technical demands are very limited, but the music is daring and exciting for the players and audience alike. Another winner from Larry Clark!