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Angels in the Moonlight (Download)

for percussion ensemble
Level: Medium
Duration: 4:30
Personnel: 10 players
Release Date: 2018
Delivery Method: Direct Download
Product ID : TSPCE18-014DL
Price: $32.00
Item #: TSPCE18-014DL

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Description

Brian Slawson’s Angels in the Moonlight takes its influences from two well known pieces, the traditional French hymn Angels We Have Heard On High and Beethoven’s immortal Moonlight Sonata. By choosing these two contrasting works as his wellspring, Slawson is able to create different moods throughout the piece making it an extremely engaging piece, perfect for any holiday themed concert. 

Instrumentation

Glockenspiel

Chimes

Xylophone

Vibraphone

1 Marimba—low A

2 Timpani

Drums (concert bass drum w/ cymbal attachment)

Cymbals & gongs (crash cymbals)

Accessories (triangle, sleigh bells, bell tree, vibraslap, finger cymbals)

Description

Brian Slawson’s Angels in the Moonlight takes its influences from two well known pieces, the traditional French hymn Angels We Have Heard On High and Beethoven’s immortal Moonlight Sonata. By choosing these two contrasting works as his wellspring, Slawson is able to create different moods throughout the piece making it an extremely engaging piece, perfect for any holiday themed concert. 

Instrumentation

Glockenspiel

Chimes

Xylophone

Vibraphone

1 Marimba—low A

2 Timpani

Drums (concert bass drum w/ cymbal attachment)

Cymbals & gongs (crash cymbals)

Accessories (triangle, sleigh bells, bell tree, vibraslap, finger cymbals)



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