Avalon

The magical world of King Arthur, Merlin and Mordred is the setting for Avalon. Unexpected opening figures portray the sudden entrance into another world. A choral-like melody represents the procession of ghosts headed by the mighty magician Merlin. Suddenly, ostinato figures and bi-tonal motifs indicate the attempt of Mordred and his horde to disturb the peace and quiet in the otherwise calm Avalon. Following a powerful statement of King Arthur, we hear a glissando referring back to the opening bars, and… we are back in the normal world. The journey through the underworld has come to an end and the dream is over.

Instrumentation
Concert band
Publisher
De Haske (buy at De Haske)
Publisher Code
DHP 1002127-010
Arranger
transcr. Johan Ferlin
Duration
0:16:20
Difficulty
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