Daedalus, Part 1: Labyrinth and Minotaur by Thomas Bough, perc. arr. Jim Bailey. Marching Band. Marching Band. Diamond Series. Grade 3.5. Conductor Score & Parts. 278 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.33808).
Alfred Music is proud to feature the outstanding writing talents of composer Thomas Bough. Tom has crafted a spectacular halftime show portraying the mythological story of Icarus, who flew too close to the sun and perished, told from the perspective of his father, Daedalus.
Part 1 depicts Daedalus, after being imprisoned in the labyrinth, escaping the Minotaur by assembling wings made of wax and feathers. The innovative, colorful scoring and unique rhythmic drive will engage your band and audience alike.