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Perseus

By Soon Hee Newbold

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Perseus composed by Soon Hee Newbold. For string orchestra. Orchestra. FJH String Orchestra. Grade 5. Score and set of parts. Duration 5 minutes, 45 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6171).

Riveting! Take a journey with the legendary hero Perseus in this dynamic and stunning symphonic work as he slays the snake-haired Medusa and rescues the princess Andromeda. From the opening rhythmic figures to the soaring melodies, this piece will command the attention of your audience and plunge them into a whirlwind of adventure!
A legendary figure in Greek mythology, Perseus is best known for slaying the hideous snake-haired Gorgon Medusa, whose looks turned everyone to stone. Being a son of Zeus, he received help from Athena, and from gifts that aided him in completing his quest, which included a shield, a cap that made him invisible, winged sandals, a sickle, and a satchel to carry Medusa's head. On his journey home, Perseus rescued the princess Andromeda, who became his wife, from a sea monster. They were later set in the sky by the gods as immortal constellations.

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More emphasis on bow technique and independence of lines. For the accomplished middle, high school, college, or professional group. Grade 3 and up

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