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Bliss-Aurora Borealis (SP)-2V/B/P

Model: BP-139

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$24.00

Aurora Borealis by Marilyn Bliss is a quiet yet powerfully dramatic work scored for two marimbas, two vibraphone, cymbals, glass and stone wind chimes, a single crotale, wood and temple blocks, glockenspiel, tam-tam, sleigh bells, and ma...
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Aurora Borealis by Marilyn Bliss is a quiet yet powerfully dramatic work scored for two marimbas, two vibraphone, cymbals, glass and stone wind chimes, a single crotale, wood and temple blocks, glockenspiel, tam-tam, sleigh bells, and maracas. Requires four musically sensitive players.

Number of Players: 4
Difficulty: Grade 4
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Small Suspended Cymbal, Vibraphone (with bow)

  • Player II: Small Suspended Cymbal, Glass Wind Chimes, Vibraphone (with bow)

  • Player III: Wood Block, 2 Temple Blocks, Large Suspended Cymbal, Glockenspiel

  • Player IV: Tam-Tam, Sleigh Bells, Maracas, Marimba, "B" Crotale, Stone Chimes


  • Iowa-born Marilyn Bliss has written many widely performed orchestral, chamber, and solo works. Educated at Coe College and the University of Pennsylvania, her teachers include such distinguished composers as George Crumb, George Rochberg, Jacob Druckman, Jerry Owen, and Harvey Sollberger.

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