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Allegro Volante for Xylophone and Band

Duration: c. 4½

Composer's band transcription of Mvt. 3 from Concerto for Solo Percussion and Orchestra. This movement works as a stand-alone xylophone showpiece.
PREMIERE of band version by Harvey Price xylophone, and the University of Delaware Wind Ensemble, conducted by Robert Streckfuss, May 1997.
AVAILABLE from your favorite sheet music dealer, or direct from Presser.
ALSO AVAILABLE for Xylophone with Piano or Orchestra.

John Beck's great review in Percussive Notes

Ardmore Avenue Circus March for Intermediate Band

Duration: c. 2½'

COMPOSED IN RESIDENCE at Ardmore Avenue Elementary School, Lansdowne, PA.

Concertino Molto Grosso for 12 Soloists and Wind Ensemble

Duration: c. 16'

PREMIERED by the Cornell University Wind Ensemble, Marice Stith conductor, May 1977. RECORDED on Silver Crest Records by the Cornell University Wind Ensemble, Marice Stith conductor.

Flash! for Piccolo and Band
Duration: c. 6'

COMMISSIONED for Band by Walfrid Kujala.
PREMIERE of Band version by Walfrid Kujala piccolo, Mitch Fennell conducting the California State - Northridge Wind Ensemble, 2010 NFA convention.
AVAILABLE from your favorite sheet music dealer, or direct from Presser .

AUDIO EXCERPTS from Linda Toote's performance with the Boston University Wind Ensemble, David Martins conducting:
          Recap of main theme, into Coda
          From the middle section
View the complete band score

"Daniel Dorff's Flash! is a jazzy American-sounding piece with shades of Gershwin to my ears. It's a lot of fun to listen to and I imagine to play, and was at the time of the release of [Gudrun Hinze's CD] being arranged for piccolo and wind orchestra."
          – online review of Gudrun Hinze's CD, by Rosamund Plummer,
HIGHLIGHTED in the Flute Talk "Let's Talk Picc!" article by Cynthia Ellis.

Walfrid Kujala and Daniel Dorff
following the world premiere
of the band version

Walfrid Kujala performing Flash!
Northwestern University Wind Ensemble
conducted by Mallory Thompson
February 3, 2012.

Symphony of Delusions for Wind Ensemble
Duration: c. 18'

PREMIERED by the University of Pennsylvania Wind Ensemble, Claude White conducting, April 14, 1982.
PERFORMANCES include the Eastman Wind Ensemble and Goldman Band.
AVAILABLE on rental from Theodore Presser Company.

New York Times feature article on the symphony

last updated March 14, 2020