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Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo (Mendelssohn) (Download)

for mallet ensemble
Level: Med-Advanced
Duration: 3:00
Personnel: 12 players
State Lists: Indiana | Florida | Texas | Ohio
Release Date: 2010
Product ID : TSPCE-41DL
Price: $40.00
Item #: TSPCE-41DL

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All sounds used in this recording were generated from Virtual Drumline software also by Tapspace.

Description

Mendelssohn composed the incidental music for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the behest of King Frederick of Prussia while serving as music director at the Academy of Arts in Berlin. Now Brian Slawson brings forth a brilliant percussion arrangement of the Scherzo, a movement that underscores the antics of Puck, a clever jokester in the magical world of fairies.

Written for a large mallet ensemble of 12 players, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo contains a lot of notes in compound meter that require quick playing at soft levels. While challenging, it's also intended to remain light and playful throughout, with all dynamics being relative.

Use of this product is governed by the license terms outlined here.

Instrumentation

  • Glockenspiel
  • Chimes
  • 2 xylophones
  • 2 vibrpahones
  • 5 marimbas—(3) 4-octave, (2) low C

Description

Mendelssohn composed the incidental music for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the behest of King Frederick of Prussia while serving as music director at the Academy of Arts in Berlin. Now Brian Slawson brings forth a brilliant percussion arrangement of the Scherzo, a movement that underscores the antics of Puck, a clever jokester in the magical world of fairies.

Written for a large mallet ensemble of 12 players, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo contains a lot of notes in compound meter that require quick playing at soft levels. While challenging, it's also intended to remain light and playful throughout, with all dynamics being relative.

Use of this product is governed by the license terms outlined here.

Instrumentation

  • Glockenspiel
  • Chimes
  • 2 xylophones
  • 2 vibrpahones
  • 5 marimbas—(3) 4-octave, (2) low C


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