Welcome to the list of orchestra rental music created by Randall Davidson. If you would like perusal materials or order rental scores and parts, please click on email questions and we'll respond to your request.
The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra (for rent) [2(picc).2(EH).2.2-188.8.131.52-3 perc.hp-strings] 1988; 25 minutes. Commissioned by Garrison Keillor; premiered by the Seattle Symphony; recorded on Virgin Classics by the Minnesota Orchestra; broadcast on the Disney Channel. Narration written by Garrison Keillor. Chamber orchestra version available.
Black & Blues (for rent) [184.108.40.206-220.127.116.11-perc.pn-strings: 6 6 4 4 2] 1984; 24 minutes. Commissioned by Jeanyne and John Slettom for their daughters; premiered by Oliver Knussen and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; performed more than 25 times by the SPCO.
Mexico-Bolivar Tango (for purchase) [18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124-strings] 1987; 6 minutes. Commissioned by the Singing Wilderness Festival in Ely, Minnesota and inspired by two towns in Central Missouri. Chamber versions available.
Schubert-Davidson: Fantasy in f minor, Opus 103 (for rent) [126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52-perc.pn-vc,cb] 1993; 20 minutes. Commissioned by Christopher Hogwood and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
[bad things happen] to tiny toy windups (for purchase) [184.108.40.206-220.127.116.11-perc-strings] 2015; 7 minutes. Commissioned by Minnesota Sinfonia.
Orchestra + Chorus music of Randall Davidson.
The Fourth Wise Man (orchestra parts for rent, vocal score licensed download) [4 male soloists, mezzo solo, treble trio, large and small SATB chorus; chamber orchestra: ob.tpt-perc.hp.org-strings: 3 2 1 1 1] 1995; 62 minutes.
Composed in 1995. Adapted by George Sand from Henry Van Dyke and Michel Tournier's stories about the fourth wiseman who arrives late to the Nativity and the Last Supper.
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A History of Evil: Bible Families (orchestra parts for rent, vocal score licensed download) Moving, at a Distance (for purchase, vocal score licensed download)