Chasing Mercury

Travis Weller

Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Concert Band
Instrumentation: Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe, Clarinet 1 in Bb, Clarinet 2 in Bb, Clarinet 3 in Bb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone in Eb, Tenor Saxophone in Bb, Baritone Saxophone in Eb, Trumpet 1 in Bb, Trumpet 2 in Bb, Trumpet 3 in Bb, Horn in F, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Euphonium, Euphonium T.C. in Bb, Tuba, Mallet Percussion (Bells, Chimes, Vibraphone), Timpani, Percussion 1 (Snare Drum, Bass Drum), Percussion 2 (Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbals), Percussion 3 (Triangle, Tambourine, Temple Blocks)
Item Number: CPS234
Number of Pages: 182
Duration: 3:10
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


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Quick Overview

Mercury, known as the messenger of the gods, is easily identified by his unique winged shoes (talaria) and hat (petasos). Chasing Mercury depicts exactly that: a playful chase of the winged messenger. By whom? It is up to the young musicians who have the opportunity to bring this work to life. Those who are familiar with Gustav Holst's Mercury will notice the opening motif chasing two themes of Holst's around the rest of the work –giving Chasing Mercury a second meaning. This fun and playful piece is certain to entertain and delight.

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