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Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream by Felix Mendelssohn arr. Brian Slawson

Model # TSPCE-41 By: Tapspace
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  • Overview

    • Difficulty: Medium
    • Duration: 3:00
    • For Twelve Mallet Players
    • Arrangement of Mendelssohn Classic
  • Item Details

    Once upon a time, Felix Mendelssohn was asked by King Frederick of Prussia to write the incidental music for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream while he was working in Berlin. Now, a couple hundred years later, Brian Slawson has reworked this composition for more contemporary instrumentation.

    This ensemble features a 12-member mallet ensemble to play the 'Scherzo' movement, impressively capturing the antics and jokes of the magical world of fairies that this movement depicts.

    Best performed by upper intermediate or advanced players, this composition features tons of notes in compound meter as well as quick playing at a soft dynamic, which requires a great deal of control and precision. This is a light piece that is perfect for adding to any percussion ensemble concert and is sure to be enjoyed by all types of audiences.


    • 5 Octave Marimbas (2), 4 Octave Marimbas (3)
    • Bells, Xylophones (2), Vibraphones (2)
    • Chimes

    Duration: 3:00

    Difficulty: Medium +

  • Specifications

    Name Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream by Felix Mendelssohn arr. Brian Slawson
    Brand Tapspace
    Model # TSPCE-41
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 89440 not found]
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    Number of Orchestra Bells1
    Number of Crotales
    Number of Vibes2
    Number of Chimes1
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    Number of Xylophones2
    Number of Marimbas5
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    DifficultyMedium +
    Number of Performers12
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    Author/ComposerMendelssohn, Felix
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    State ListIndiana (Group I), Florida (Grade 6)
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