Fanfare For Concert Band
Duration Approximately 2:35
FULL SCORE / 1 1 1 2 (+Bass) Alto, Tenor, Bari / 2 1 1 1 1 / Timp Perc (6)
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In ancient Greek religion and myth, Helios is the titan god and personification of the sun, often depicted in art with a radiant crown. He dwelt in a golden palace in the River Oceanus at the far ends of the earth from which he emerged each dawn, crowned with the aureole of the sun, driving a chariot drawn by four winged steeds, dragging the sun behind him.
HELIOSCAPE brings this fantastical tale to life, with rising melodies, bright extended harmonies, and shimmering metallic percussion effects.
*Cover Artwork: Helios as Personification of Midday - Anton Raphael Mengs (1728–1779)