Pandora’s Lament - Intermediate

» Marching Band Intermediate
Price: $1,600 Duration: 7:05
Wind Difficulty: Grade 3.5
Percussion Difficulty: Intermediate, Level 3.5
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Intermediate Version

Mvt 1 - Ensemble

Mvt 2 - Ensemble

Mvt 3 - Ensemble


NEW for 2024: This show has both a Simplified and Intermediate version for winds and percussion

     Pandora's Lament is a dark production written specifically for smaller bands that features an exotic and mysterious soundtrack based on the mythology of Pandora. The opening of Pandora's box released chaos into the world with the culmination of this show focusing on Pandora's sorrow as she realizes that her temptation has released evil into the world. This lamentation is highlighted in Mvt 2 with an expressive and engaging moment for the winds to shine. 

    The closer's finale brings tensions to a climax as Pandora and the band attempt to get the evil spirits back into the box. The tables turn however and both Pandora and the band fall victim to the evil spirits, with several options available to create an ominous surprise ending!

    This show was originally commissioned for the fall of 2020 and was released for the 2021 season.

    *Perusal score available upon request


  • Snare
  • Tenor
  • 4 & 5 Bass Drums
  • Cymbals
  • 3 Marimbas
  • Xylophone/Crotales
  • Glockenspiel/Chimes
  • 3 Vibes
  • Timpani
  • Drum Set
  • 2 Synthesizers
  • 2 Aux. Percussion

Full Winds:

  • Flute
  • Clarinet 1, 2
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Alto Sax 1, 2
  • Tenor Sax
  • Baritone Sax
  • Trumpet 1, 2, 3
  • Mellophone
  • Trombone 1, 2
  • Baritone (B.C.& T.C. parts provided)
  • Tuba

Reduced Winds:

  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Alto Sax
  • Tenor Sax
  • Baritone Sax
  • Trumpet 1, 2
  • Mellophone
  • Trombone
  • Baritone (B.C.& T.C. parts provided)
  • Tuba

What You Get:

  PDF files including Wind Scores, Percussion Scores, Drill Scores (Winds + Battery) and all Individual Parts

  MP3 recordings for the Full Ensemble, Click Tracks and Battery Percussion only

  Samples/Sound Effects in individual wav files

  Count Sheets for each Movement in Excel file format

  Personal Login Page with a username and password to access all your unit's show files

  Sibelius or XML files can be provided for an additional fee. Inquire for more information

  NEW! MainStage files will be available for this show

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Original Performance Video for Reference: