Dreams of a Midsummer Night

Dreams of a Midsummer Night

By Richard Meyer String Orchestra Conductor Score & Parts Grade: 3.5 Item: 00-24958
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Written in the style of an overture, "Dreams of a Midsummer Night" is not a tone poem depicting specific actions in the play, but instead uses themes to represent characters in Shakespeare's beloved comedy. These themes include: the acrobatic and mischievous sounds of Puck (m. 20), a peasant-like tune representing the rustics (m. 62), Bottom's braying after his head is transformed into that of a donkey's (m. 80), and a simple yet beautiful lover's theme (m. 117). A hint of Debussy's "Claire de Lune" (m. 139), adds to the passion and magic of the night.


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Series: Highland/Etling String Orchestra
Composed by: Richard Meyer
Ensemble: String Orchestra
Format: Conductor Score & Parts
Page Count: 124
Item Number: 00-24958
UPC: 038081274980

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