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mercury rising

Medium: Percussion Ensemble (7 players)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Composed: June 2005
Duration: 5:00
Difficulty: Grade III

Instrumentation:
Player 1 (bells, xylophone)
Player 2 (vibraphone)
Player 3 (4.3-octave marimba shared w/ Player 4)
Player 4 (4.3-octave marimba shared w/ Player 3, bass drum)
Player 5 (tam-tam, snare drum, suspended cymbal)
Player 6 (4 concert toms, suspended cymbal)
Player 7 (4 timpani) 

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Mercury Rising Score

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Mercury Rising for Percussion Ensemble by Nathan Daughtrey
Download full mp3 recording
Claughton Middle School Percussion Ensemble (Houston, TX)

notes

Exhilarating ride with clever interplay between the keyboard and battery percussion.