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Sic Semper Draconis

for percussion ensemble
Level: Easy
Duration: 2:40
Personnel: 12 players
Release Date: 2019
Product ID : TSPCE19-024
Price: $32.00
Item #: TSPCE19-024

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Description

John Herndon was inspired by fairy tales and fantasy novels to compose Sic Semper Draconis, which in Latin means “thus always to dragons.’’ In it, Herndon moves through many different moods and textures to depict an epic tale of dragon slaying. Though the piece features a large instrumentation, most instruments can be found in any band room and will be already familiar to most young percussionists. Sic Semper Draconis can compliment almost any concert program and will certainly entertain audiences and excite young performers!

Sic Semper Draconis ships in a full, bound score with a color cover and a CD-ROM containing an audio recording and individual parts for printing.

Instrumentation

Glockenspiel

Chimes

Xylophone

Vibraphone

1 marimba–low A (shared)

4 timpani

Drums (snare drum, 4 tom-toms, bass drum

Cymbals (China cymbal, suspended cymbal, hi-hat)

Accessories (finger cymbals, brake drum, triangle, mark tree, temple blocks)

Description

John Herndon was inspired by fairy tales and fantasy novels to compose Sic Semper Draconis, which in Latin means “thus always to dragons.’’ In it, Herndon moves through many different moods and textures to depict an epic tale of dragon slaying. Though the piece features a large instrumentation, most instruments can be found in any band room and will be already familiar to most young percussionists. Sic Semper Draconis can compliment almost any concert program and will certainly entertain audiences and excite young performers!

Sic Semper Draconis ships in a full, bound score with a color cover and a CD-ROM containing an audio recording and individual parts for printing.

Instrumentation

Glockenspiel

Chimes

Xylophone

Vibraphone

1 marimba–low A (shared)

4 timpani

Drums (snare drum, 4 tom-toms, bass drum

Cymbals (China cymbal, suspended cymbal, hi-hat)

Accessories (finger cymbals, brake drum, triangle, mark tree, temple blocks)



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