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Apollo Arise

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Travis J. Weller

Travis J Weller

General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00; (digital) - $95.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.50


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Splash Cymbal
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

In Greek mythology, Apollo is an Olympian god known for truth, prophecy, healing, poetry, plague, knowledge, light, and music. He was regarded as having a cheerful personality and had the ability to communicate joy through the music he played on his lyre.

This dynamic work is spirited and energetic. A joyful fanfare sets the mood with driving syncopated brass statements and dramatic woodwind flourishes. As the piece moves through contrasts of texture and dynamics, trumpet and trombone are given solos. An interesting call-and-response passage between woodwinds, brass, and percussion then leads to a powerful full ensemble section that brings the work to a dramatic conclusion. The piece includes exuberant melodic material, powerful harmonies, changing meters, and active percussion scoring.

- Program Note adapted from The Instrumentalist


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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